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UBC This Week

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 […]

UBC This Week

Upcoming Event Highlights July 9: Bee sweet: An introduction to honey bees and basic beekeeping July 9: UBC Farm Market and Yoga at the Farm July 12: UBC Grand Prix […]

Asia Pacific Memo update – Is Northern British Columbia De-Globalizing?

Twice-weekly, Asia Pacific Memo (APM) publishes short text memos or video interviews on current issues in Asia and across the Pacific. The past four editions include: July 5 – Self-searching […]

SLAIS new iSchool, celebrates 50th

The School of Library, Archival and Information Studies (SLAIS) is the new iSchool at UBC – a milestone that coincides with the School’s 50th anniversary in 2011. UBC’s School of […]

UBC students launch "Toonies for Rumana Campaign”

A “Toonies for Rumana Campaign” campaign has been launched by UBC students after learning about the recent brutal attack of domestic violence on UBC political science student and Bangladeshi scholar […]

UBC culinary team takes gold in CCUFSA Chef’s Competition

The UBC culinary team took gold at Canadian College and University Food Services Association’s (CCUFSA)’s Chef Competition during their annual conference that brings together food service providers from across Canada. […]

UBC professor appointed to the Order of Canada

A UBC professor was appointed to the Order of Canada on June 30, along with three other members of the UBC community. The Order of Canada is one of Canada’s […]

Vol. 57 | No. 7

Highlights of UBC media coverage in June 2011

UBC EXPERTS COMMENT Vancouver Canucks,  Stanley Cup Final and riots As the Vancouver Canucks tried to win their first Stanley Cup title, UBC researchers provided expert commentary for the New […]