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Rosie Redfield named one of Nature's 2011 newsmakers

UBC microbiologist Rosie Redfield has been named by the journal Nature as one of “Ten People Who Mattered This Year.”

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UBC experts on pipeline debates Environmental issues Business and trade Aboriginal communities Law and policy

On income inequality

Inequality rises sharply during recessions…If history is any guide, we could be witnessing another ratcheting up in inequality.

UBC This Week

   UBC This Week will resume Jan. 5, 2012.   Recent UBC Media Releases Dec. 15 Majority of B.C. women take prescription drugs during pregnancy: UBC study Dec. 15 Generations […]

TechTrek Saturday workshop program

The TechTrek Saturday workshop program brings grade 8-12 high-school students and parents to campus for a half-day of computer-science activities including programming robots, learning to design programs and games, and […]

Twenty-four UBC students receive B.C. Aboriginal Student Awards

Twenty-four UBC students have been recognized with B.C. Aboriginal Student Awards. The awards, which are granted with scholarships from $1,000 to $3,500 in value, are given annually to Aboriginal students […]

Veterans Transition Program

Members of the Standing Committee on National Defence and Veterans Affairs visited the Faculty of Education at UBC on Dec. 12 to learn about the Veterans Transition Program. Four Members […]

Anne Condon receives University of Washington Diamond Award

UBC Computer Science department head Anne Condon is the recipient of the 2012 University of Washington College of Engineering Diamond Award for her distinguished achievement in academia. The award honours […]

UBC English professor’s film selected for Telefilm Canada and Rogers award

A film by Sandra Tomc, associate professor in the Dept. of English and a documentary filmmaker, has been selected by Telefilm Canada and Rogers Group of Funds to receive funding […]

New UBC Press director appointed

John Hepburn, Vice President Research and International, announced the appointment of Melissa Pitts as director of UBC Press effective April 1, 2012.   Pitts, who is currently assistant director of […]

UBC This Week

Recent UBC Media Releases Dec. 5 Marine predators in trouble: UBC researchers Dec. 6 UBC scientists key contributors to ‘super-cool’ camera, built to reveal early life of stars Upcoming Event […]

UBC Awards for Outstanding Volunteer Contribution to UBC

Nominations are now being accepted for UBC’s two volunteer recognition awards: • Slonecker Award for Outstanding Volunteer Contributions to UBC • Outstanding Student Award for Volunteer Contributions to UBC These two awards […]

Postdoctoral travel award winners announced

Three UBC postdoctoral students have received quarterly travel awards administered by the Postdoctoral Fellows Office (PDFO) at the Faculty of Graduate Studies. This is the first time the PDFO has […]