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UBC This Week

Recent UBC Media Releases May 11: Canadians find mainstream news media more trustworthy than social networks: study May 10: Major funding boost for BC-led climate change research May 8: UBC […]

Dr. Amartya Sen’s honorary degree ceremony (video recording)

Those interested in current issues in Asia and across the Pacific are invited to subscribe to the Asia Pacific Memo series. Twice-weekly, APM publishes short text memos or video interviews […]

Applied Science Rising Stars featured

The Applied Science Rising Stars highlights and celebrates the accomplishments of a few graduating students. New features added this week showcases some of Class of 2011’s remarkable work.  Visit

Faculty Pension Plan Open House: May 25

Faculty Pension Plan members are invited to attend the Plan’s Open House.  There will be presentations on the Plan’s performance in 2010, and a discussion of initiatives for 2011 as […]

Early Child Development Research Exposition

The Human Early Learning Partnership (HELP) is holding an exposition on May 18 to highlight its research and work to the UBC campus. HELP is a nationally and internationally recognized […]

Winner of the 2011 Richard W. Pollay Prize speaks at UBC’s Sauder School of Business

Prof. Joel B. Cohen, distinguished service professor emeritus and adjunct professor at the University of Florida, has won Sauder’s 2011 Richard W. Pollay Prize, honouring intellectual excellence in research on […]

UBC Supermileage team places fourth in international competition

The UBC Supermileage Team has recently returned from their second year of competing with their Urban Concept Vehicle, The Argo, at the Shell Eco Marathon Americas.  They placed fourth in […]

Faculty of Medicine graduate students shine in "Three-Minute Thesis" competition

Andrew Ming-Lum, a fourth-year graduate student in Experimental Medicine, won UBC’s inaugural “Three Minute Thesis” competition May 10.  Ming-Lum, a student in the Dept. of Surgery, won the $1,500 prize and […]

UBC engineer receives B.C. career achievement award

UBC electrical and computer engineering professor Rabab Ward is this year’s recipient of the Paz Buttedahl Career Achievement Award from Confederation of University Faculty Associations of British Columbia (CUFA BC) […]

UBC Library’s Okanagan leader wins Miles Blackwell award

Melody Burton, the Chief Librarian of UBC’s Okanagan Library, has been recognized for her invaluable contributions throughout her career. The Canadian Library Association (CLA) and the Canadian Association of College […]

UBC launches inaugural Community Report

New spaces for students and researchers. An ambitious digital agenda. Engaging communities throughout British Columbia. Supporting the evolving roles of Library staff.  These topics are covered in UBC Library’s new […]

UBC prof wins Courage to Come Back award

Graham Bryce, clinical associate professor in the Dept. of Surgery, has won the Courage to Come Back Award in the medical category from Coast Mental Health. Bryce, a former ear, nose and […]

UBC prof receives honour from ALS Society of Canada

Andrew Eisen, professor emeritus in the Division of Neurology, received the ALS Society of Canada’s Marcel Bertrand Exceptional Support Services Program Award in the individual category for his efforts to […]