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Community Remembrance Day ceremony at UBC

The annual Remembrance Day ceremony at the University of British Columbia, which often draws more than 1,000 people, will honour all those who have served in times of war, military conflict and peace.

UBC This Week

Recent UBC Media Releases Nov. 9: Text messaging improves health of Kenyans with HIV: UBC researcher Upcoming Event Highlights Nov. 12: Clear the Clutter and Simplify Your Life Nov. 13: […]

UBC Library’s tech survey: enter to win an iPod

UBC Library recently released its strategic plan for the next five years ( in which technology and the digital agenda are key components.  In order to give better service, the […]

UBC’s Got Talent invites community

UBC’s Got Talent is in its founding year and is encouraging the UBC community to participate.  Alumni, students, faculty, staff and neighbourhood residents can submit online video auditions before Nov. […]

Community Cancer Forum presentations by UBC members

The BC Cancer Agency (BCCA) will hold a Community Cancer Forum where patients, supporters and caregivers can learn about the latest in new cancer treatments, integrative cancer care, nutrition, lifestyle, […]

Civil engineering prof presents: A Green & Sustainable Solution to Global Phosphorus Depletion

Global phosphate reserves are rapidly being depleted, threatening the world’s future food production. Civil engineering professor Don Mavinic, recent recipient of two national innovation awards, presents how a team of […]

Call for Nominations – UBC awards for outstanding volunteer contributions to UBC

Nominations are being accepted for two outstanding volunteer awards in the UBC community: •Slonecker Award for Outstanding Volunteer Contributions to UBC •The Outstanding Student Award for Volunteer Contributions to UBC […]

Responding to International Human Rights Issues: The Role of the Public University and the Public Intellectual

In an upcoming UBC Town Hall, three UBC professors working at the interface of university research, international human rights and public life (law, education and journalism) will describe how they […]

UBC prof moves into leadership of Genetics Society of America

Prof. Philip Hieter from the Dept. of Medical Genetics, has been elected vice-president of the Genetics Society of America (GSA) for 2011, and will become president in 2012. The GSA is a […]

UBC President announces new fellowships in India

As announced last week in UBC This Week, Prof. Stephen Toope is currently in India. As part of a delegation from 15 Canadian universities, Toope led an announcement of a […]

On Eastern Atlantic bluefin tuna and the black market

Fisheries are one of the most criminalized sectors in the world.

UBC This Week

Recent UBC Media Releases Nov. 4: UBC law and journalism schools partner to investigate wrongful convictions Nov. 3: UBC experts available to comment on resignation of B.C. Premier Gordon Campbell […]

Through the Barbarian Eye: Nov. 1-22

A collection of work from one of B.C.’s finest master printers is on display for the next three weeks at UBC Library. Through the Barbarian Eye: An exhibition of works from […]

UBC professors author new book

UBC professors Meeko Oishi (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Ian Mitchell (Computer Science), and Mike Van der Loos (Mechanical Engineering) have written a new book titled Design and Use of Assistive […]

UBC materials engineers recognized for collaborations with industry

The work of materials engineering professor Tom Troczynski and his research team, in collaboration with Clayburn Refractories and Teck Metals, has been highlighted by National Science and Engineering Research Council […]

Mining professor honoured as distinguished lecturer

Prof. Rimas Pakalnis of UBC’s Norman B. Keevil Institute of Mining Engineering is one of this year’s chosen speakers for the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration (SME) Henry Krumb […]