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Series on Islamophobia held at Liu Institute

The Liu Institute for Global Issues presents a series that will approach the underlying issues of Islamophobia through short talks that address art as resistance, gender and race as they […]

CiTR Radio Prof Talk interviews civil engineering professor

On UBC CiTR Radio’s Prof Talk, with host Farha Khan, Perry Adebar from the Dept. of Civil Engineering will discuss structural engineering as a field of study as well as […]

Green College ticket Offer to UBC Students: Global Civic Policy Society Public Salon

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

McLean Lecture Series

The International Canadian Studies Centre (ICSC) will be hosting the triennial Brenda and David McLean Lectures this term, followed by a related symposium co-sponsored with the Belkin Art Gallery. McLean […]

2010 Year in Headlines

UBC’s Public Affairs office has completed the 2010 UBC Year in Headlines publication. This year’s re-designed edition provides highlights of UBC stories in the world’s top media outlets including the […]

UBC Press wins top military history award in Canada

Kevin Spooner’s Canada, the Congo Crisis, and UN Peacekeeping, 1960-64, published by UBC Press, is the winner of this year’s C.P. Stacey Prize for the best book in military history […]

Engineering student wins UBC leadership award

Engineering student Sean Heisler received the UBC Nestor Korchinsky Student Leadership Award on Jan. 8 at UBC’s largest student-run conference. Heisler, a third-year student in the Integrated Engineering (IGEN) program, […]

UBC professors honoured by the Engineering Institute of Canada

UBC engineering professors Liam Finn and André Ivanov will be honoured for their excellence in professional service by the Engineering Institute of Canada (EIC) at its annual awards gala in […]

UBC engineer receives honorary doctorate

Mechanical engineering professor Clarence de Silva received an honorary Doctor of Science degree at the annual convocation of the Open University of Sri Lanka on Dec. 23, 2010. His convocation […]

On the existence of the first habitable exoplanet, Gliese 581g

For the time being, the world does not have data that’s good enough to claim the planet.

UBC This Week

Recent UBC Media Releases Jan. 13: Genes contribute to sockeye salmon mortality in Fraser River: UBC and DFO study Jan. 12: UBC-Vancouver Coastal Health researchers find critical link between Down […]

School of Journalism events

Talk: Behind the scenes at Nature Nicola Jones, previous online news editor, now an op-ed editor for Nature, talks about the behind-the scenes activities of the scientific journal – how […]

SALA public lecture program presents: Monica Ponce de Leon, Approximations

The School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture proudly hosts Monica Ponce de Leon and her talk Approximations. With experience in both the Boston and Ann Arbor areas, she is not […]

Chinese Canadian Stories e-newsletter

The inaugural issue of the Chinese Canadian Stories e-newsletter is now available. This project is a UBC Library and SFU Library initiative, funded by Citizenship and Immigration Canada’s Community Historical […]

AAAS recognizes UBC plant researchers

UBC researchers Joerg Bohlmann and Carl Douglas have been elected as fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Bohlmann is cited for distinguished contributions in the field […]

UBC computer scientist honored by ACM

UBC computer scientist and former Faculty of Science associate dean Anne Condon has been named a fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery. Condon is cited for her “contributions in […]

UBC-Vancouver Coastal Health researchers find critical link between Down Syndrome and Alzheimer’s Disease

Researchers at the University of British Columbia and Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute have discovered that the genetic mechanism which destroys brain cells is responsible for early development of Alzheimer’s Disease in people with Down Syndrome and for development of Alzheimer’s Disease in the general population – providing a potential new target for drugs that could forestall dementia in people with either condition.