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Is there a link between progesterone and bone strength?

Internationally recognized clinician-scientist, Dr. Jerilynn Prior, director, Centre for Menstruation Cycle and Ovulation Research (CeMCOR), and her German gynecology colleague, Dr. Seifert-Klauss, will present the innovative idea that progesterone increases […]

UBC This Week

Recent UBC Media Releases Oct. 13: UBC researchers invent tiny artificial muscles with the strength, flexibility of elephant trunk Oct. 12: Six new Canada Research Chairs appointed at UBC Oct. […]

UBC Canada savings bonds campaign

UBC offers employees a simple, safe and secure way to purchase Canada Savings Bonds (CSB) through the Payroll Savings Program. This year’s campaign runs Oct. 3 to Nov. 1. Bond […]

Asia Pacific Memo update

For current issues in Asia and across the Pacific, the Asia Pacific Memo series publishes short text memos or video interviews twice-weekly via email. • Asia Pacific Memo will be releasing […]

School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture hosts Shunmyo Masuno

Shunmyo Masuno, head priest at Kenko-ji Temple and a landscape architect, is known for both his traditional and contemporary Zen gardens. He has realized gardens in Japan, Europe and North […]

The future of CBC/Radio-Canada: A conversation with president Hubert T. Lacroix

Hubert T. Lacroix, president and CEO of CBC/Radio-Canada, will meet UBC students to talk about the future of Canadian public broadcasting.  This talk is a joint presentation between the UBC […]

Smart Business, Small Business: Accelerator speaker sessions

The Small Business Accelerator (SBA) celebrates BDC’s Small Business Week with a host of compelling speakers.  The SBA, an initiative of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, provides access to […]

ShakeOut BC earthquake symposium: Learning from earthquakes to prepare for earthquakes

An earthquake symposium will be held on Oct. 18 with an expert panel organized by Carlos Ventura, Director of UBC’s Earthquake Engineering Research Facility. The symposium will include a shake […]

An evening with David Suzuki

David Suzuki, distinguished Canadian environmentalist and UBC professor emeritus, will give a public lecture titled The Global Eco-crisis: Is it too late? on Nov. 3. In the 60-minute lecture, Suzuki […]

Steve Golob: UBC’s health hero for October

Steve Golob, residence chef at the Vanier Residence dining room, is UBC’s health hero for October.  He has been influencing the food offered at UBC since 1997 and is an […]

UBC engineers win Sprouting 7’s contest

UBC engineering students erected an enormous inflatable “7” above the Health Science Parkade – a visual display of their support for the Bay of Fundy, Canada’s only finalist in the […]

UBC iGEM team wins gold medal and award for best model

UBC’s team earned a gold medal for their research project and won a special award for best model this past weekend at the International Genetically Engineered Machine competition (iGEM) Americas Regionals […]

Announcement of new director of Office of Experiential Education

UBC Pharmaceutical Sciences has announced the appointment of  Angela Kim-Sing to the position of Director, Office of Experiential Education (OEE). Kim-Sing holds the degrees of BSc (Chem), McMaster University; BSc […]

Pharmaceutical Sciences faculty recognized

Three members of the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences at UBC were recently recognized for their contributions to the fields of pharmacy practice and education. Dr. May Ensom was awarded the […]

UBC Community United Way campaign kicks off

The 2011 UBC Community United Way Campaign kicks off October.  Every fall, UBC staff faculty and students join together to raise money for the United Way of the Lower Mainland […]