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Asia Pacific Memo update – Getting Global China Right

Asia Pacific Memo is currently on its summer publication break and will return in mid-September 2011. See the below memo, and revisit past memos at July 21 – Getting […]

UBC engineering physics students present: Wall-Climbing Robots

Students in the summer UBC Engineering Physics course will go head-to-head with their autonomous wall-climbing robots as the robots climb an eight-foot vertical wall.  The showcase is free and open […]

UBC Thunderbird Robotics host successful competition

Eleven student university teams from UBC and across Canada convened at UBC on July 23, 2011 for the seventh annual International Autonomous Robot Racing Competition and Exhibition. Student teams competed […]

Electrical and computer engineering professor elected chair

Prof. Dave Michelson was elected Chair of the Wavefront Wireless Commercialization Centre’s Academic Advisory Board and to a seat on Wavefront’s board of directors. During his two-year term, Michelson and […]

English professor receives Konrad Adenauer Research award

Prof. Dennis Danielson from the Dept. of English is the recipient of this year’s Konrad Adenauer Research Award, jointly administered by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, the Royal Society of […]

Louise Cowin appointed Vice President, Students

UBC’s Board of Governors has approved the appointment of Louise Cowin as the new Vice President, Students. Cowin will begin her five-year term in October 2011. Cowin has held a […]

UBC This Week

Recent UBC Media Releases July 26: UBC researchers create more powerful “lab-on-a-chip” for genetic analysis July 22: Louise Cowin appointed Vice President, Students Upcoming Event Highlights July 29: International Night! […]

UBC This Week

Recent UBC Media Releases July 20: Discovery may overcome obstacle for quantum computing: UBC, California researchers July 20: UBC graduate student discovers key to “bifocals” in mangrove fish species July […]

Beaty Museum presents Gyotaku: the Japanese art of Fishprinting

Japanese master fishprinter Mineo Ryuka Yamamoto will give a lecture on the history of gyotaku and a demonstration on the ancient form, followed by a fishprinting workshop using scallops.             […]

UBC orthopaedics professor inducted as CAE Fellow

Dr. Tom Oxland, Acting Director and Principal Investigator, International Collaboration on Repair Discoveries (ICORD), and professor in the Dept. of Orthopaedics at UBC, was honoured with induction as a Fellow […]

Mobile web survey – win iPod Touch

UBC Public Affairs and UBC IT are undergoing a consultative phase to assess the university’s needs for a mobile web presence. In the UBC Mobile Web Survey, the community is […]

UBC Library and Vancouver Aquarium reveal Vancouver's secret waterways

Vancouver’s vanished streams and waterways can be discovered once again thanks to a digitization project involving UBC Library and the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre. UBC Library digitized the content […]