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UBC This Week

Recent UBC Media Releases Oct. 27: UBC experts available to comment on US mid-term elections and Colbert/Stewart rallies Oct. 27: UBC’s Professor John Robinson wins Power Smart Excellence award Oct. […]

Book launch: From Victoria to Vladivostok: Canada's Siberian Expedition, 1917-19

UBC Press will launch historian Benjamin Isitt’s new book, From Victoria to Vladivostok: Canada’s Siberian Expedition, 1917-19. Challenging how the First World War is remembered, the work illuminates a controversial and forgotten […]

Green College, UBC ticket offer: Global Civic Policy Society Public Salon

As part of a continuing collaboration between Green College, UBC, and The Global Civic Policy Society organization directed by former Mayor of Vancouver Sam Sullivan, the College is offering registered […]

Celebrate Learning event Oct. 29: Talkin’ ‘bout my generation with Sean Aiken

UBC Celebrate Learning Week presents “Talking ‘bout my generation” featuring Sean Aiken.  Aiken takes his audience on his One Week Job project, his one year journey of working a different […]

UBC Thrive: Nov. 1-5

UBC Thrive is an annual week-long series of events that encourages UBC students, staff and faculty to invest in healthier living.   Starting Nov. 1, UBC Thrive will host events aimed […]

UBC researchers help develop X Prize in spinal cord Injury

The X Prize Foundation has developed a new process to award a prize in spinal cord injury. Prof. Janice Eng, Dept. of Physical Therapy and Prof. John Steeves, International Collaboration […]

Nursing student exceeds fundraising goal for Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Nicole Fortier (4th term nursing student and Shinerama Coordinator) has surpassed her campaign goal of $25,000 with $30,300 raised so far for the Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. She has been […]

Four UBC engineers recognized for excellence

Four engineering professors were recognized for excellence by the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of B.C. (APEGBC) at its annual awards ceremony. Mechanical engineering professor Yusuf Altintas received APEGBC’s […]

UBC researchers write report on education in Canada

A report on education in Canada, written by UBC researchers, was released by the Canadian Index of Wellbeing.  In the report, Martin Guhn, a post-doctoral fellow at HELP, Anne Gadermann, […]

ICORD partners with King Saud University

International Collaboration On Repair Discoveries (ICORD) investigators Asst. Prof. Tania Lam of UBC Human Kinetics and Clinical Assoc. Prof. Andrei Krassioukov, ICORD, have received funding from King Saud University in […]

2010 Fellows announced into the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences

Five UBC faculty members were inducted as new Fellows at the 2010 induction ceremony of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences.   UBC inductees include Prof. Aslam H. Anis, School of […]

Music professor receives Western Canadian Music Award

Stephen Chapman, professor and Head of Composition at UBC School of Music, was awarded the Western Canadian Music Award for Classical Composition of the Year for his work Earth Songs.  […]

Beaty Museum director receives Canadian museum network award

UBC evolutionary biologist and Beaty Biodiversity Museum director Wayne Maddison has received the 2010 Bruce Naylor Award. The national award, presented by the Alliance of Natural History Museums of Canada […]

Community Remembrance Day Ceremony at UBC

The annual Remembrance Day Ceremony at UBC, which often draws more than 1,000 people, will honour all those who have served in times of war, military conflict and peace.  The […]

Prof. John Robinson wins Power Smart Excellence award

BC Hydro has named UBC’s Prof. John Robinson as this year’s recipient of the Larry Bell award which recognizes an outstanding contribution to advancing energy conservation within B.C. over an […]

UBC’s letter grade improves in 2011 College Sustainability Report Card

UBC’s ranking in this year’s College Sustainability Report Card improved from a B+ to an A-. Data collection for the Report Card 2011 was from April through September 2010.  UBC and the […]

On the biggest salmon run in B.C. in a century

Fisheries scientists have been trying to understand the causes of these things for over a century and we have been singularly unsuccessful