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Applied Science announces UBC Margolese National Design for Living Prize

UBC Faculty of Applied Science has announced the inaugural call for nominations for the UBC Margolese National Design for Living Prize. The $50,000 prize will be awarded annually to a Canadian […]

UBC, SFU and Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions launch Public Lecture Series

Nancy Olewiler, professor at the Dept. of Economics and director of the Public Policy Program in the Faculty of Arts at Simon Fraser University and John Robinson, professor at UBC’s Centre for […]

New integrated site focuses on student learning

A partnership between the Chapman Learning Commons and UBC’s Learning as Engagement and Participation (LEAP) has resulted in an integrated website dedicated to student learning. The Learning Commons site […]

UBC professor wins international Henry Marion Howe Medal

UBC materials engineering professor Matthias Militzer has won the 2010 Henry Marion Howe Medal from ASM International (formerly known as American Society for Metals) – a society of 36,000 members […]

UBC electric car first to beetle across Canada

UBC engineering students are hoping to set the fastest coast-to-coast record with the first electric-powered car to travel across Canada.  The 1972 Volkswagen E-Beetle, reaching a top speed of 140 […]

Creative writing prof wins award

UBC Creative Writing Asst. Prof.Rhea Tregebov’s novel The Knife Sharpener’s Bell (Coteau Books) has been chosen as the winner of a J.I. Segal 2010 Award in the category of Prize […]

UBC professor named NSERC Chair for Women in Science and Engineering

UBC mechanical engineering professor Elizabeth Croft has been named the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) Chair for Women in Science and Engineering for the British Columbia and Yukon […]

Science welcomes new associate dean for Faculty Affairs and Strategic Initiatives

UBC Science has appointed zoology professor Vanessa Auld to a five-year term as Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Strategic Initiatives, effective Sept. 1, 2010. The portfolio encompasses faculty recruitment, […]