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UBC This Week

 Recent UBC Media Releases Dec. 1: UBC, CFRI and BC Children’s researchers to lead $2.8-million project to reduce deadly infection in Bangladeshi mothers, children Nov. 30: UBC study explores distrust […]

Asia Pacific Memo update – Asia Pacific Policy Studies / Ezra Vogel Interview Part 3

 Twice-weekly, Asia Pacific Memo series publishes short text Memos or video interviews on current issues in Asia and across the Pacific. • Nov. 29 – Asia Pacific Policy Studies (Special […]

Canada’s Top 20 Under 20 Award: call for applications open for 2012

This week marks the official call for applications for Canada’s Top 20 Under 20 Awards 2012. Founded by Youth in Motion, the award celebrates and honours young Canadians who are […]

Rocks of Interest: Learning Centre exhibition

A new exhibition, Rocks of Interest to a Young Geologist is displayed at the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre. The photographs in this exhibition were taken by Ruth Beer, a […]

24/7 study hours at the Learning Centre

The Irving K. Barber Learning Centre will be open 24 hours a day until Dec.18 to accommodate students during the winter exam season. This opening does not include: the Chapman […]

Annual Review

What is an A-HA moment? UBC students, faculty, staff and alumni share their A-HA moments in the 2010-2011 Annual Review. The Review includes a section on international media headlines and […]

UBC engineering students recognized by Engineering Institute of Canada

Two UBC engineering students – Katelyn Currie, second-year Mechanical Engineering, and Robert Jackson, third-year Civil Engineering – were each awarded the Engineering Institute of Canada Vancouver Island Branch Scholarship Society […]

UBC alumnus becomes third president and vice-chancellor of University of Ontario Institute of Technology

UBC graduate Tim McTiernan became the third president and vice-chancellor of the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) in Oshawa, ON. McTiernan was appointed in February 2011 and took […]

Dean Aboulnasr shares her perspective on Engineers Without Borders

Every year, Engineers Without Borders holds the Perspectives Challenge to help raise money for the organization (at a national and university chapter level). Faculty of Applied Science Dean Tyseer Aboulnasr […]

UBC Centre for Health Education Scholarship presents at AAMC Research in Medical Education

UBC Faculty of Medicine had a strong presence at the recent American Medical Colleges’ (AAMC) Research in Medical Education (RIME) in Denver. Members of the Centre for Health Education Scholarship […]

UBC instructor receives service award

Lisa Avery, Instructor in the School of Audiology and Speech Sciences, was presented with the 2011 Recognition of Service Award from the B.C. Association of Speech/Language Pathologists and Audiologists. For […]

UBC collaboration with Canfor to study B.C. pulp fibres using X-ray technology

Canfor Pulp Limited Partnership has awarded grants to two UBC engineering professors for research knowledge leveraged across both campuses. The first instalment of a $75,000 grant over three years was […]

UBC professor recognized as one of Canada’s brightest young researchers

Dr. Kate Shannon, assistant professor in the Dept. of Medicine, received the 2011 Peter Lougheed/Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) New Investigator Salary Award for her research on the impact […]

SPPH professor recognized for quality of life research

Dr. Carolyn Gotay, professor in the School of Population and Public Health and Canadian Cancer Society Chair in Cancer Primary Prevention, received the President’s Award from the International Society for […]

Sauder School partners in Collective Impact through Social Innovation

Thinkers and leaders from the non-profit, volunteer and business sectors gathered at last week’s Non-Profit Partnerships Summit: Collective Impact through Social Innovation to discuss innovation and create a made-in-B.C. model […]

Head of Dept. of Pediatrics and Chief of Pediatrics, B.C. Children’s Hospital appointed

UBC Faculty of Medicine announced the appointment of Dr. Allison Eddy as Head, Dept. of Pediatrics and Chief of Pediatrics, BC Children’s Hospital, effective April 1, 2012 to June 30, […]

UBC engineer named Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada

UBC Civil Engineering professor Nemkumar Banthia was elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada (RSC) in Ottawa on Nov. 26, 2011. Election to the RSC is the highest honour […]

UBC clinical professor named B.C.’s Family Physician of the Year

Marjorie Docherty, clinical professor in the Dept. of Family Practice, received the Reg L. Perkin Award as the 2011 Family Physician of the Year from British Columbia, in recognition of […]