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Experts to boost marine conservation in the Philippines

On June 27-29, 2011, leading international and Filipino scientists and resource managers will meet in Cebu City to address how to best to protect the Philippines’ internationally significant waters against […]

Dermatology and Skin Science members take global leadership roles

Faculty members from the UBC Dept. of Dermatology and Skin Science have been elected to take on global leadership roles.  In 2015, Clinical Prof. Jerry Shapiro will become president of […]

Faculty of Science welcomes new heads in Botany and Computer Science

Lacey Samuels, a cell biologist studying the biosynthesis of plant cell walls, has been appointed head of the Dept. of Botany.  Samuels, a longstanding member of the department, played a […]

UBC This Week

Recent UBC Media Releases June 20: UBC-Peruvian research gains $3.4M to improve food security June 17: UBC researchers awarded $2 million from two NSERC programs Upcoming Event Highlights June 23: […]

On bragging about rioting on Facebook and Twitter

Bragging about these things in cyberspace and detailing their criminal exploits is really going to catch up with people.

Portable Feast – Fast, Fresh and Local at UBC Bookstore

UBC Food Services invites the campus to their Portable Feast – Fast, Fresh and Local event and take advantage of the local harvest of seasonal produce.  The event will include […]

UBC engineering students’ posters win at AUTO21 Conference

UBC engineering students won two awards at the AUTO21 Scientific Conference held in Ottawa May 25- 27, 2011. Two posters were submitted and competed against over 50 others being judged […]

Civil engineering student helps design a world of hope in Niger

Third-year civil engineering student Derek Rempel returned recently from a project trip to Niamey, Niger.  Rempel was part of a team of architects and engineers from across North America who […]

UBC engineering students recognized as Bright Minds of BC

UBC engineering students Michael Peters and Jeremy Witmer have been recognized as Bright Minds of BC by the BC Technology Industry Association (BCTIA). Each will receive $5,000 from the BC […]

UBC Pharmaceutical Sciences research and teaching honoured at annual Graduate and Faculty Awards reception

The UBC Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences honoured the research and teaching accomplishments of its graduate students, faculty and staff at the annual Graduate and Faculty Awards Reception on June 1, […]

UBC This Week

Recent UBC Media Releases June 16: TIP SHEET: Post-riot insights and reflections June 16: Old, large, living trees must be left standing to protect nesting animals: UBC study June 13: […]

Engineering prof receives Outstanding Canadian Biomedical Engineer Award

Prof. Ezra Kwok from the Dept. of Chemical and Biological Engineering is the recipient of the Outstanding Canadian Biomedical Engineer Award for 2011-12 from the Canadian Medical and Biological Engineering […]

UBC librarian named ACRL Visiting Program Officer

Joy Kirchner, UBC Library’s Scholarly Communications Coordinator, has been appointed as a Visiting Program Officer to the Association of Research Libraries (ACRL). The 12-month appointment was made to support the […]

Anne Condon wins UW CSE Alumni Achievement Award

UBC computer science professor Anne Condon, a University of Washington PhD alumna, has won the University of Washington Computer Science and Engineering Alumni Achievement Award. In 2010, Condon was elected […]

New Senior Advisor to the President announced

Prof. Catherine Dauvergne’s term as Senior Advisor to the President will be completed on June 30, 2011.  Effective Aug. 1, Prof. Richard Price will be the new Senior Advisor to […]

On how Canucks fans and players deal with stress

For athletes, they have a lot more control over what they can do… Fans are more apprehensive, they have minimal control.