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UBC This Week 01-March-2012

  Recent UBC Media Releases Mar 1 UBC expert panel to explore US election Mar 1 Tangential Vancouverism exhibit offers playful, bold ideas on city’s future Mar 1 Sauder School […]

Asia Pacific Memo update – Chinese Migrants Overseas / Filipina Immigrant Girls in Japan

Twice-weekly, Asian Pacific Memo publishes short text memos or video interviews on current issues in Asia and across the Pacific at • Feb 28 – Why do Chinese Migrants Have […]

World Water Day Seminar

The UBC community is invited to attend a seminar organized by Engineers Without Borders and the Canadian Water Resources Association on March 12. The day of discussion will be about […]

School of Nursing’s Celebrate Research Week events

Infant sleep expert Prof. Wendy Hall and pediatrician Dr. Osman Ipsiroglu review how to identify and reduce biological and behavioural sources of infant and child sleep difficulties at a Celebrate Research […]

Leading scholar of secularism in France gives UBC talk

Jean Baubérot, a leading scholar of ‘la laïcité’ (secularism) in France will be giving a talk (in French) at UBC. Baubérot has been in the news about inserting the Law […]

2012 Urban Futures Survey

Area residents are invited to participate in the 2012 Urban Futures Survey. The first such survey was held in 1973, and the second was held in 1990. Now, the third […]

UBC Engineering Excellence recognize those who make a difference

UBC Engineering will host the third annual Engineering Excellence Celebration on March 1, 2012. The event recognizes students, alumni and faculty within engineering who make a difference throughout their careers […]

UBC IT offers information security awareness training

UBC Information Technology is offering information security awareness training to all staff, faculty and graduate students. Topics will include internet security, creating strong passwords, mobile devices, social networking,and how you […]

UBC Engineering recognizes exceptional B.C. teachers

UBC Engineering pays tribute to outstanding teachers in British Columbia through the McEwen Family Teacher Recognition Award. The award celebrates teachers who go above and beyond teaching the curriculum to […]

Engineering students win major undergraduate scholarships

UBC engineering students, Jacob Bayless (fifth-year, Engineering Physics) and Connor Schellenberg-Beaver (third-year, Mechanical Engineering) have received UBC Wesbrook Scholars and Premier Undergraduate Scholarships. The Premier Undergraduate Scholarships and Wesbrook Scholars […]

UBC hosts pulp and paper students from the flooded Asian Institute of Technology in Thailand

The worst flooding Thailand has experienced in years began in August and reached the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) in October. With their campus recovering from being flooded with two […]

UBC student delegation participates in World Model UN conference

For the first time, a student delegation from UBC’s Okanagan campus will take part in the World Model United Nations Conference. The international academic simulation of the United Nations, sponsored […]

Education student wins digital media scholarship at Microsoft Research New England

Chelsey Hauge, a PhD student in the Dept. of Language and Literacy Education (LLED) at the Faculty of Education has won an all-expense paid Digital Media and Learning Institute scholarship […]

Fisheries portal wins UBC Library’s Research Dissemination Award

Three members of UBC’s Fisheries Centre are the 2012 recipients of UBC Library’s Innovative Dissemination of Research Award. The award honours UBC faculty, staff and students who expand the boundaries […]

UBC professors receive 2012 E.W.R. Steacie Memorial Fellowships

UBC chemistry professor Mark MacLachlan and electrical and computer engineering professor Robert Schober have received the E.W.R. Steacie Memorial Fellowships from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada […]

Pharmaceutical Sciences researchers awarded CIHR grants

Pharmaceutical Prof. Larry Lynd and colleagues have received a five-year $1,466,018 grant through Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)’s Emerging Team: Rare Diseases – Health Services Program. Lynd’s team will […]