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Asia Pacific Memo update: Comparing Tahrir Square 2010 and Tiananmen Square 1989 / Is China the Next Domino?

The Institute of Asian Research (IAR)’s Asia Pacific Memo features accessible scholarly knowledge about contemporary Asia. They publish short text memos or video interviews every Tuesday and Thursday, at […]

Applied Science events at Celebrate Research Week

What does the future with climate change, clean energy and low-carbon neighbourhoods look like?  How can we prevent broken necks in football and hockey? What do women have to do […]

UBC This Week

Recent UBC Media Releases Mar. 3: “David and Goliath” viruses shed light on the origin of jumping genes: UBC study Mar. 1: Two UBC researchers receive Killam Research Fellowships Mar. […]

PWIAS public lecture series

The Wall Exchange presents a new public lecture series which will bring prominent writers, researchers, and humanitarians to Vancouver.  It will kick off on May 3 featuring pioneering scientific researcher […]

Annual Distinguished Neuroethics Lecture at UBC

The 2011 Distinguished Lecture at this year’s Brain Awareness Week Neuroethics event at UBC will be delivered by Dr. Remi Quirion, vice dean and professor of psychiatry, McGill University, and […]

Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder focus of international UBC conference

The prevalence, costs and prevention of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) are the focus of more than 1,000 participants from 14 countries during March 2-5.   Convened by UBC Interprofessional Continuing […]

UBC Law revamps LL.M. (common law) degree for foreign-trained lawyers

UBC Faculty of Law recently revamped its LL.M. Common Law degree to create an opportunity for foreign-trained lawyers to practice law in Canada. This year-long, course-based professional LL.M. program provides […]

UBC launches iPhone app

UBC’s first iPhone app is now available for download.  Students, faculty, staff and prospective students will be able to access up-to-date event information and news from around campus.  The app […]

Researchers awarded Garner Killam Fellowships at UBC

UBC chemist Prof. Chris Orvig and evolutionary biologist Prof. Dolph Schulter have been awarded 2011 Killam Research Fellowships, among Canada’s most distinguished research awards. The funded research will focus on the […]

Education prof named Fellow of the American Educational Research Association

Bruno Zumbo, a professor of measurement, evaluation and research methodology in the Faculty of Education, has been selected as a Fellow of the American Educational Research Association (AERA). Zumbo is […]