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Recent UBC Media Releases July 14: UBC students mobilize for Rumana Monzur as she undergoes care July 14: Newly identified gene mutation linked to Parkinson’s: UBC research July 13: UBC […]

Asia Pacific Memo update – Never-married women in Southeast Asia

Twice-weekly, Asia Pacific Memo (APM) publishes short essays or video interviews on current issues in Asia and across the Pacific. July 12: Never-married Women in Southeast Asia July 7: Author […]

Music video filmed in Beaty Museum makes Smithsonian website homepage

A music video by local band Brighter Lights, Thicker Glasses made the front page of the Smithsonian website. The video to their song Cambrian Explosion was recently filmed in the Beaty […]

Extinctions at the top of the food chain have surprising cascade impacts on ecosystems: UBC researchers

The loss of large predator animals across the globe is having unanticipated impacts on processes as diverse as human disease dynamics, wildfires and biogeochemical cycles, according to new research by […]

Chemical engineering professor receives Bantrel Award in Design and Industrial Practice

Prof. Jim Lim of the UBC Dept. of Chemical and Biological Engineering is the winner of the 2011 Bantrel Award in Design and Industrial Practice from the Canadian Society for […]

UBC Pacific Parkinson's Research Centre affiliates receive NPF funding

UBC Pacific Parkinson’s Research Centre affiliates Dr. Martin McKeown and Dr. Silke Cresswell have received funding for a two-year clinical research grant from the National Parkinson Foundation (NPF). Their study, “MRI […]

The Nanisiniq: Arviat History Project

April Dutheil, UBC research assistant, has been invited by the Universitas 21, the leading network of research universities in the world, to present her research on the Nanisiniq: Arviat History Project […]

Materials engineering professor elected Canadian Biomaterials Society president

Dr. Rizhi Wang has been elected as the president for the Canadian Biomaterials Society (CBS) for 2012-2013. Wang is an associate professor in the Dept. of Materials Engineering at UBC […]

UBC glaciologist receives Rising Star Award from American Geophysical Union

Christian Schoof, assistant professor with the Dept. of Earth and Ocean Sciences, has been awarded a 2011 James B Macelwane Medal. The medal is awarded annually “for significant contributions to […]