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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 […]

On immigrant families raising children with developmental disorders

We need to consider that childhood development has different meanings and different understandings by different cultures.

UBC Ritsumeikan celebrates 20 years

The UBC Ritsumeikan Academic Exchange Programme, a partnership between UBC and Ritsumeikan University in Kyoto, Japan, is celebrating its 20th anniversary and a renewed agreement between the two institutions.   […]

UBC This Week

Recent UBC Media Releases Sep. 15: UBC and Vancouver Coastal Health open new medical research centre Sep. 15: UBC-Vancouver Coastal Health researcher discovers new type of spinal cord stem cell […]

Canadian serial entrepreneur comes to UBC

A select few 2012 engineering and commerce graduates may receive the chance of a lifetime to partner with Canadian serial entrepreneur Sir Terry Matthews and his team in a new […]

Asia Pacific Memo’s 100th edition: Post 9/11 Pakistan and New Restrictions on Migrants

Twice a week, Asia Pacific Memo publishes short text memos or video interviews in current issues in Asia and across the Pacific: Sept. 13: Ending Islamic Solidarity in Post 9/11 […]

2011 President’s Town Hall

Each year the President’s Town Hall brings UBC faculty, staff and students together for an interactive dialogue.  This year, Peter Klein, acting director and professor from the Graduate School of […]

New buildings at UBC's Okanagan campus ready for students

The School of Engineering building (Engineering, Management and Education Complex) and the Purcell residence building both opened with return to classes this week, while the Health Sciences Centre will be […]

UBC professor and graduate students receive VLDB best paper award

Asst. Prof. Andrew Warfield from the Dept. of Computer Science together with graduate students Shriram Rajagopalan and Brendan Cully won best paper award at the Very Large Database (VLDB) 2011 […]

Computer science professor receives ACM paper award

Computer science professor Gail Murphy‘s 1995 paper, “Software reflexion models: bridging the gap between source and high-level models” has been selected to receive one of Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) […]

Education professor wins Senior Research Award

Bonny Norton, a professor and Distinguished University Scholar in the Dept. of Language and Literacy Education at UBC’s Faculty of Education, has been named the winner of the first Senior […]

Funding to kick-start new joint initiatives announced by Sauder School of Business and Copenhagen Business School

The Sauder School of Business and the Copenhagen Business School (CBS) will strengthen their strategic partnership by creating a $400,000 fund to support collaboration. The new money, contributed equally by […]