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UBC This Week

Recent UBC Media Releases Nov. 17: UBC researchers provide recommendations for $100 billion in annual climate change aid Nov. 16: UBC to recognize Japanese Canadian students affected by internment during […]

UBC China Links Program holds three-day workshop

Built from the successful Summer Institute China Program at UBC, China Links was developed with the encouragement of government and business leaders across Canada who expressed a need for intensive […]

B.C. Achievement Foundation accepting nominations for Community Achievement Awards

The British Columbia Achievement Foundation is accepting nominations for its Community Achievement Awards. These awards honour people who have made a significant contribution to their community through a unique achievement or […]

Asia Pacific Memo update – Ezra Vogel on Deng Xiaoping’s Biography

Twice-weekly, Asia Pacific Memo publishes short text memos or video interviews about current issues in Asia and across the Pacific. To read the memos or to subscribe, visit • Nov. […]

Research Methods Poster Session for 600 psychology majors

Six hundred second-year psychology majors will showcase their research projects at the second Psychology 217 Research Methods Poster Session. Small teams have worked throughout the term to plan their research […]

Pharmaceutical sciences professor raises osteoporosis awareness

November is Osteoporosis Month in Canada. On Oct. 30, Dr. Alan Low from UBC Pharmaceutical Sciences was interviewed on Global TV News with respect to osteoporosis and The Osteoporosis Book. […]

Electrical and computer engineering grad student receives Killam Doctoral Fellowship

Samantha Grist has been awarded the Killam Doctoral Fellowship by UBC’s Faculty of Graduate Studies. The Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Doctoral Fellowships are awarded every year to exceptional doctoral degree […]

Professor of neurology receives honour from the Society for Neuroscience

Dr. Judy Illes, professor of Neurology in the Department of Medicine, was awarded the Louise Hanson Marshall Special Recognition Award for her efforts in advancing women’s careers in neuroscience. For […]

UBC civil engineer recognized for research excellence

UBC civil engineering professor Don Mavinic received the Meritorious Achievement Award from the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of B.C. (APEGBC) at their annual awards ceremony. Mavinic was instrumental […]

UBC Press wins $10,000 Wilson Prize for Publishing Canadian History

The Wilson Institute for Canadian History at McMaster University has awarded UBC Press the annual $10,000 Wilson Prize for Publishing Canadian History. In the letter from the Institute, UBC Press […]

UBC to host international tennis stars in Davis Cup

Tennis Canada announced Tuesday that the Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre at UBC will be the host site for the upcoming Davis Cup, a first-round tournament elimination between Canada and […]