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UBC This Week

Recent UBC Media Releases Feb. 2: Roasting coffee beans a dark brown produces valued antioxidants: UBC food scientists Feb. 1: Nobel laureates, environmental activist, senator and community leaders to receive […]

SALA Public Lecture Program presents: Dana Cuff, Excess and XS: The Shape of Public Architecture

The School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture hosts Dana Cuff and her talk Excess and XS: The Shape of Public Architecture. With experience in the Los Angeles area, she is […]

Science communication workshop with Nancy Baron

The Centre for Applied Conservation Research and Fac­ulty of Forestry hosts Nancy Baron, a renowned science communication educator who will give a public lecture on how to get environmental and […]

International Development Week at the Global Lounge

International Development Week (IDW) at UBC is taking place from Feb. 7 -11 and will highlight the work of Canada’s development community.  To celebrate IDW, the Global Lounge is holding […]

SAFE/NOT SAFE exhibition

SAFE/NOT SAFE, a group photography exhibition featuring the work of 30 women who live and work in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside will be exhibited on Feb. 5 at the Interurban Gallery.  […]

Islam and the Contest of Faculties in Iran

UBC Continuing Studies, the Dept. of Asian Studies at UBC, the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre and the Laurier Institution present Global Islam: Past, Present and Future, a series of […]

Clyde Hertzman: Simple stats & sad stories: Early child survival and development in Canada

The UBC School of Population and Public Health will host a presentation with Dr. Clyde Hertzman, who will give a talk entitled “Simple stats & sad stories: Early child survival […]

UBC students place first in debate, advance to CEC

Two UBC engineering students—Will McClary and Fraser Macdonald from the Integrated Engineering program—placed first in the debate at the Western Engineering Conference held this past weekend in Saskatoon. They will […]

UBC Thunderbots go undefeated at U.S. Open

UBC Thunderbots remained undefeated in the U.S. Open Jan. 20-23 in Atlanta, keeping opponents MIT, Harvard and Georgia Tech scoreless throughout the three-day competition.  “Our success at this competition can […]

Agricultural Road for pedestrians only

Over the holidays, workers completed one of the first steps in a major new landscape project: pedestrianizing four of the most travelled routes on UBC campus. The first is Agricultural […]

UBC wins in 2011 CASE District VIII Communication Awards

UBC Development and Alumni Engagement Annual Giving won eight 2011 CASE District VIII Communication Awards. Three gold awards were awarded to the the Hong Kong, Belkin Art Gallery and Year […]

UBC engineers among UBC’s research stars

UBC professors Xiaotao Bi, Vikram Krishnamurthy and Don Mavinic are among the winners of UBC’s annual research awards. Bi, a chemical and biological engineering professor, has been awarded a UBC […]

UBC Aboriginal portal launched

UBC has launched, a single online destination to learn about UBC’s Aboriginal student services, academic programs, research community and outreach programs.  The site uses video to help put a […]

Premier opens conference on dementia at Brain Research Centre

Premier Gordon Campbell exhorted a group of researchers gathered at UBC Hospital to join forces – with each other, and with the broader society – in the fight against Alzheimer’s Disease […]