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UBC This Week

Recent UBC Media Releases Sep. 22: What’s so unique about the tropics? UBC researcher says: “Less than we thought” Sep. 21: UBC-Vancouver Coastal Health researchers help discover common genetic cause of […]

Celebrate Science at UBC

Celebrate Science! A Festival of BC Science Writers for Kids and Teens will take place on Sept. 24 at UBC’s Beaty Biodiversity Museum. A fundraiser in support of the work […]

Four UBC MFA graduates showcase poetry debut collections

UBC Creative Writing Program graduates Sheryda Warrener, Bren Simmers, Jamella Hagen and Linda Besner will be reading poems from their debut collections in a showcase tilted Four Score! September 2010 […]

Chinese Canadian stories preview event

A new, online Chinese Canadian videogame is using the latest in multimedia technology to connect young users to the lost stories of earlier generations. The game, entitled Gold Mountain Quest, will […]

UBC’s Nanisiniq: Arviat History Project screens at Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit Film Festival

The Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit Film Festival in Toronto is partnering with the Nanisiniq: Arviat History Project from UBC ( to screen a series of films on Sept. 27 at York University. The […]

UBC provost announces new leadership and direction for CFIS

David Farrar, UBC Provost and VP Academic, announced on Sept. 13 new leadership and a new structure and role for the College for Interdisciplinary Studies (CFIS). Hugh Brock, who takes […]

UBC mining and engineering alumnus receives the Order of BC

UBC alumnus James O’Rourke (BASc ‘63, Mining Engineering) was one of 14 recipients of the Order of British Columbia, an award which recognizes the excellence and achievements of British Columbians.  […]

Nexterra and UBC sign collaborative bioenergy research agreement

Nexterra Systems Corp. and UBC have announced that they have signed a Collaborative Research Agreement to develop an advanced method of conditioning synthetic gas based on Nexterra’s proprietary biomass gasification […]

UBC to host World Model United Nations Conference 2012

UBC students have won a bid to host the World Model United Nations Conference 2012 in Vancouver. WorldMUN is the largest and most diverse college-level Model UN conference in the […]