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$4 million donation for UBC Medical Education Centre at Lions Gate Hospital

The North Vancouver based Djavad Mowafaghian Foundation has donated $4 million to help establish the UBC Medical Education Centre to be housed in The Greta and Robert Ho Centre for […]

Professor recognized for ovarian cancer research

Dr. David G. Huntsman, professor in the Dept. of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, received the inaugural Virginia Greene Leadership Award for his work in the field of ovarian cancer.  Huntsman […]

New climate change research fellowships across four BC universities

The Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions (PICS) announced eleven new research fellowships awarded to eight PhD and three Masters students. The candidates were chosen from the four PICS collaborating universities, […]

Eight staff members awarded 2011 UBC President’s Staff Award

Eight UBC staff members have received the 2011 UBC President’s Staff Award in recognition of their personal achievements and contributions to UBC and to the vision and goals of the […]

UBC This Week

Recent UBC Media Releases Sep. 8: Newly identified gene mutation linked to Parkinson’s: UBC-Vancouver Coastal Health research Sep. 7: Simulation proven to enhance training of health professionals: UBC-Mayo Clinic researachers […]

The Wall Exchange presents Derek Gregory

The Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies (PWIAS) Wall Exchange presents Derek Gregory, an award-winning political geographer and writer. Gregory will speak on what he calls “The Everywhere War,” the […]

Prof. Stephen Toope: YOU AND UBC: A partnership that can transform our world

In his annual address to the Vancouver Board of Trade, Prof. Stephen Toope, UBC President and Vice-Chancellor, will describe how the University’s approach to learning, research and intellectual property is […]

Vancouver 24 Hours News extends deadline for best student nominations

24 Hours has extended the deadline for Lower Mainland post-secondary schools to continue nominating students for a Campus Life feature highlighting the best and brightest students in B.C. – the […]

UBC students attempt to break world record

On Sept. more than 6,000 faculty, students, and staff celebrated the start of the new school year at the Imagine UBC Pep Rally in the Doug Mitchell Winter Sports Arena. […]

UBC members recognized with Staff Awards of Excellence

Five members at UBC’s Okanagan campus were recognized with Staff Awards of Excellence for their contributions to the university.  The Deputy Vice Chancellor and Principal award recognizes exceptional contribution to […]

UBC electrical engineers lauded by IEEE

On its 100th birthday, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Vancouver Section honoured its most influential contributors with centennial awards. Among those recognized were UBC Electrical Engineering and Computer […]

IPAC honours UBC professor for excellence in teaching

The Institute of Public Administration of Canada (IPAC) announced that the winner of the Pierre De Celles Award for Excellence in Teaching Public Administration has been awarded to Allan Tupper, […]

UBC journalism shrimp project nominated for 2011 Online Journalism Award

The UBC Graduate School of Journalism’s International Reporting Program (IRP) web project, “Cheap Shrimp, Hidden Costs”, has been nominated for a 2011 Online Journalism Award (ONA).  It is a finalist […]

UBC professor and alumna receive Fulbright awards

A UBC professor and alumna have received Fulbright awards to conduct research in the U.S.   The Fulbright program is an educational movement based on the principle of scholarly exchange between […]