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Canada Foundation for Innovation, Dialogues at UBC Robson Square

The Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) and UBC present four public talks in the areas of brain health, regenerative building design, child development and quantum computing in Canada Foundation for […]

UBC This Week 26-Jan-2012

  Recent UBC Media Releases Jan. 25 UBC gains $9.8M federal investment to advance Canadian composites industry Jan. 23 Monogamy reduces major social problems of polygamist cultures Jan. 23 UBC […]

Asia Pacific Memo update – East Asia’s Digital Economy

The Asia Pacific Memo series publishes twice-weekly memos or video interviews on current issues in Asia and across the Pacific. • Jan 24: East Asia’s Digital Economy (Video Interview with Dr. […]

A Conversation on Leadership and Creating a Sustainable Future – Perspectives from Sweden and Canada

Goran Carstedt and John Holmberg from Gothenburg, Sweden, and John Robinson from UBC, will have a dialogue on leadership and the development of a sustainable future. Carstedt will deliver a […]

SCARP Student Symposium honours work of Tony Dorcey and Bill Rees

The fourth annual School of Community and Regional Planning (SCARP) Student Symposium is themed around the work of professors William Rees and Anthony Dorcey in sustainability planning. Rees and Dorcey, […]

Rumana Monzur Songs Unsung fundraising concert

On Feb. 9, an evening of song will be held in honour of UBC graduate student Rumana Monzur. Last summer, Monzur was attacked and blinded by her former husband. The […]

Finalists announced for 2012 Knigge Piano Competition

Two of the eight finalists announced in the 2012 Knigge Piano Competition are UBC students Jocelyn Lai and Yi Qing Tang. The competition is open to pianists aged 16 to […]

Mechanical engineering student recognized with three scholarships

The Dept. of Mechanical Engineering congratulates Connor Schellenberg-Beaver for receiving the Wesbrook Scholarship, the Harry Logan Memorial Scholarship and the Harold B & Nellie Boyes Memorial Scholarship. The Wesbrook Scholarship, […]

UBC scientist awarded by Canada Foundation for Innovation

Susan Murch, associate professor of chemistry with the Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences at UBC’s Okanagan campus, has been awarded an infrastructure project grant of $309,437 by […]

Anthony Tang receives CIHR-CMAJ top achievements in Health Research Award

Anthony Tang, professor in the Dept. of Medicine, received a 2011 Top Achievements in Health Research Award from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and the Canadian Medical Association […]

UBC alumnus appointed Canada’s new Parliamentary Poet Laureate

UBC alumnus Fred Wah has been appointed Canada’s new Parliamentary Poet Laureate. Wah graduated from UBC with a Bachelor of Arts in 1962. He studied music and English at UBC […]

UBC gains $9.8M federal investment to advance Canadian composites industry

Businesses in western Canada’s manufacturing sector will be able to increase their competitive edge thanks to a federal investment of $9.8 million announced today at the University of British Columbia.