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Recent UBC Media Releases Nov. 10: More than 50-per-cent decline in elephants in eastern Congo due to human conflict: UBC research Nov. 10: UBC establishes significant new on-the-ground presence in […]

Asia Pacific Memo update – Asia at the 2011 Cannes G20 (Theme Edition)

The G20 took place from Nov. 3 to 4, 2011 in Cannes, France. In a series of four memos, Asia Pacific Memo examined the role and impact of the five […]

ICICS to host Biomedical Engineering Workshop

UBC Institute for Computing Information and Cognitive Systems (ICICS) will host “Foundations for the Future” featuring micro and nano-structure and devices for sensing, energy storage and tissue engineering; imaging and […]

UBC Centre for Sport and Sustainability: Sport Mega-Event Impacts, Leveraging, and Legacies

The UBC Centre for Sport and Sustainability is hosting its second think tank on the topic of “Sport Mega-Event Impacts, Leveraging, and Legacies.”  The event brings together 20 leading researchers […]

Discussion: How Social Media are Changing Politics

From the Middle East protests to the Occupy movement to the Vancouver riots, people are sharing their impressions, photos and video through social media. UBC Continuing Studies and the UBC […]

UBC's Okanagan campus receives Grand Challenges Explorations funding

UBC’s Okanagan campus will receive funding of US $100,000 through Grand Challenges Explorations, an initiative created by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation that enables researchers worldwide to test unorthodox […]

UBC team ranks second in ACM Regional Competition

Five UBC teams participated in the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) 2011 Regional Competition on Nov. 5 at Simon Fraser University. The team of Xing Chen (Computer Science), Aram Ebteker […]

Big ideas with global impact showcased in November issue of UBC Reports

A new UBC facility that gives back more to the environment than it takes, students who help homeowners cut back on energy use, and bold efforts to turn carbon dioxide […]

UBC professor receives award for research in cancer survivorship and cancer prevention

Dr. Carolyn Gotay, professor and Canadian Cancer Society Chair in Cancer Primary Prevention at UBC, is the newest recipient (and the first woman) of the President’s Award, presented by the […]