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UBC This Week

Recent UBC Media Releases Feb. 14: UBC researchers win national honours Feb. 11: Sarah Morgan-Silvester reappointed Chancellor of UBC Upcoming Event Highlights Feb. 18: MovingMinds 2011 for UBC Employees (Faculty […]

CDRD partners with NGDI‐UBC to develop new interventions for neglected global diseases

The Centre for Drug Research and Development (CDRD) and the Neglected Global Diseases Initiative at UBC (NGDI?UBC) has announced that they will collaborate on developing interventions for neglected global diseases […]

SALA director presents in Public Lecture Program

The School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture director Leslie Van Duzer will be giving a presentation on her recent research: Architecture, Magic and the Art of Deception. Date: Feb. 22 Time: 6 […]

Asia Pacific Memo update: India’s Karmapa controversy and immigration issues in Korea and Japan

The Institute of Asian Research (IAR)’s Asia Pacific Memo features accessible scholarly knowledge about contemporary Asia. Each Tuesday and Thursday, short text memos or video interviews are published on their […]

UBC engineering co-op program launches Entrepreneurial Co-op Work Term

To support co-op students in starting their own businesses, the UBC Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering Co-op have launched a new Entrepreneurial Co-op Work Term that provides students with […]

Sauder School of Business students snag world championship a second time

UBC Sauder School of Business undergraduate students Andrea Lobo Prabhu, Chris Ho, Catherine Metrycki, and Uvini Lokuge won first prize the second year in a row – the only university […]

UBC materials engineering prof tests Rapunzel’s hair for Year of Science

Materials engineering professor Chad Sinclair took part in “Choose Science. Go Far. Win Big,” a recent contest within BC’s Year of Science. A high-school student posed the question “Can the […]

New Dean of Faculty of Education appointed

Dr. Blye Frank has been appointed as Dean of Faculty of Education at UBC.  Currently professor and head of the Division of Medical Education at Dalhousie University, Frank will begin […]

On Canada’s aging population

Canadians must become aware of age-associated conditions and be provided with tools to respond to the needs of the aging population.

Sarah Morgan-Silvester reappointed Chancellor of UBC

Sarah Morgan-Silvester has been reappointed for a second three-year term as Chancellor of the University of British Columbia. Morgan-Silvester was first appointed in April 2008; her next term will begin July 1, 2011 and end June 30, 2014.

UBC This Week

Recent UBC Media Releases Feb. 8: Student housing gets huge boost at UBC’s Vancouver campus Feb. 8: Single-cell marine predator’s unique survival mechanisms revealed: UBC research Upcoming Event Highlights Feb. […]

CiTR Radio Prof Talk interviews Dr. Carlos Ventura, Professor of Civil Engineering

On UBC CiTR Radio’s Prof Talk, with host Farha Khan, Carlos Ventura from the Dept. of Civil Engineering, will discuss his role as the Director of the Earthquake Engineering Research […]

Asia Pacific Memo publications about North Korea, China, and Mongolia

The Institute of Asian Research’s Asia Pacific Memo publication features accessible scholarly knowledge about contemporary Asia. Each Tuesday and Thursday, short text memos or video interviews are published on their […]

HR contest: update your email address, win a TV

One of the challenges at UBC is communicating with all employees across its many sites and campuses. The tool the University uses for official communications is the Broadcast Email System. […]

Sustainability Office launches one week survey; participants can win iPad

The UBC Sustainability Office is launching a one-week survey on sustainability.  UBC students, staff, faculty, community members, and interested public are invited to respond. Participants can share their thoughts on […]

Nominations open for 2010/11 UBC Vancouver Student Development Awards

The Office of the Vice President Students recognizes exceptional contributions or significant improvements to the student experience and learning environment at UBC. Nominations are invited from UBC students, faculty, staff […]

Sociology prof wins UBC Press book prize

UBC sociology professor Ralph Matthews, and his co-author Nathan Young, have been awarded the 2011 K.D. Srivastava Prize, named in honour of UBC professor emeritus K.D. Srivastava, for their book […]

UBC Film Production announces first Phil Lind Multicultural Artist in Residence and Rogers Multicultural Teaching Fellow

Actor and director Lorne Cardinal has been named as the UBC Film Production Program’s first “Phil Lind Multicultural Artist in Residence.” This position is awarded through the Program’s recently established […]

Psychology prof receives award for outstanding research

UBC psychology professor Liane Gabora has been awarded the Berlyne Award for Outstanding Research by a Junior Scholar, presented by American Psychology Association Division 10. Gabora will travel to Washington, […]