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Patient gives back to those who help keep smiles healthy

A volunteer team of UBC dentistry students, professors and consulting dentists work in the Eastside Emergency Dental Clinic in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. The clinic is run through the Vancouver Native […]

UBC unveils renewed biosciences facilities with sustainability features

Event:  UBC unveils a $61.8-million sustainable renovation of two wings of the Biological Sciences Complex Date:  Monday, August 29, 2011 Time:  10 – 11 a.m. Location:  Biological Sciences Complex 6270 […]

UBC This Week

Recent UBC Media Releases Aug 24:  Helping foreign students feel at home in new surroundings Aug. 23: Lucie McNeill to be director of UBC Public Affairs Aug. 23: Southern Medical Program […]

RES'EAU WaterNET announces workshop

RES’EAU WaterNET invites seasoned and new water professionals to a two-day workshop that will highlight solutions to the challenges of delivering drinking water in small systems. The workshop will be […]

UBC pharmacy alumnus wins national award

Derek Desrosiers, BSc(Pharm) ’82 recently received the 2011 Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy Pillar of Pharmacy Award in recognition of his lifelong contributions to pharmacy in Canada. Desrosiers is one of […]

UBC electrical and computer engineering grad student receives Google Anita Borg Scholarship

Zahra Ahmadian, a PhD candidate working with Prof. Lutz Lampe in the Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering recently received the Google Anita Borg Scholarship. The award is given to […]

UBC lab welcomes new “soft touch” mobile robot system

UBC’s Collaborative Advanced Robotics and Intelligent Systems Laboratory (CARIS), led by Prof. Elizabeth Croft in the Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, has acquired a new human-friendly robot. Dubbed Charlie by the […]

UBC geological engineering program welcomes new director

Prof. Erik Eberhardt has been appointed as the Director of the Geological Engineering Program from August 16, 2011 to June 30, 2014. Prof. Eberhardt obtained his MSc and PhD in […]

UBC Pharmaceutical Sciences to cooperate with University of Copenhagen

On June 27, 2011, the UBC Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences signed a Statement of Cooperation with the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Copenhagen. The Statement of Cooperation […]

UBC’s University Librarian heads global group

Ingrid Parent, UBC’s University Librarian, last week became the President of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) for a two-year term. She is the first Canadian to […]

UBC civil engineering professor receives international transportation educator award

UBC Civil Engineering Prof. Tarek Sayed received the 2011 Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) Wilbur S. Smith Distinguished Transportation Educator Award for his contribution to the transportation profession by relating […]