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Recent UBC Media Releases Jan. 24: Genome of blue stain fungus evolved to bypass tree defense in mountain pine beetle epidemic: UBC research Jan. 21: UBC gains $2.8 million for […]

CiTR Radio Prof Talk interviews Dean of Arts

On UBC CiTR Radio’s Prof Talk, with host Farha Khan, Dean of Arts and Haitian scholar Gage Averill will discuss his new role at UBC as well as his recent […]

Buchanan Tower bike storage facility officially open

A new, secure, 96-bike storage facility in Buchanan Tower was officially opened on Jan. 26.  The facility is located in two matching open-air areas of Buchanan Tower, part of the […]

Dementia 2011 forum

The Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) Clinic for Alzheimer’s disease and Related Disorders at UBC Hospital invites patients, staff, and the public to participate in Dementia 2011. The forum this year […]

Engineering Week 2011

With more than 25 events planned for next week, the UBC Engineering Undergraduate Society will be hosting a range of events for Engineering Week 2011— from Old Red New Red […]

UBC students compete in Western Engineering Competition

Thirty-seven UBC engineering students, including 17 from UBC’s Okanagan campus, are heading to Saskatoon to match their skills against engineering students from across western Canada. Students will compete in communications […]

Wave-generated ‘White Hole’ boosts hawking radiation theory

A team of UBC physicists and engineers have designed an experiment featuring a trough of flowing water to help bolster a 35-year-old theory proposed by eminent physicist Stephen Hawking. For […]

UBC researchers produce first global map of surface permeability

UBC researchers have produced the first map of the world outlining the ease of fluid flow through the planet’s porous surface rocks and sediments. The maps and data, published in […]

UBC librarians selected for leadership program

Two UBC librarians – Aleteia Greenwood and Joy Kirchner – are among the 25 fellows selected to participate in the 2011-12 Association of Research Libraries (ARL) Research Library Leadership Fellows […]

UBC prof recognized for quality of life research

UBC education professor Bruno Zumbo, who works in the Measurement, Evaluation, and Research Methodology Program, was named 2010 Research Fellow of the International Society for Quality-of-Life Studies.  Zumbo is one […]

Dr. David Patrick appointed to Director of the UBC School of Population and Public Health

UBC Faculty of Medicine Dean Gavin Stuart announced this week the appointment of Dr. David Patrick to the position of director of the UBC School of Population and Public Health […]

UBC's top research prize given to marine metabolite hunter

A UBC organic chemist and oceanographer who studies the metabolites produced by marine organisms—often to help evaluate their potential as drug candidates—has been awarded UBC’s premier prize for research. Raymond […]