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UBC This Week 31-May-2012

  Recent UBC Media Releases May 28 Honorary Degree Ceremony for Japanese Canadian Students of 1942 May 25 UBC gains $3.8 million for major studies on religion, security, trade   […]

Asia Pacific Memo update

Short text memos or video interviews of current issues in Asia and across the Pacific are published twice-weekly on the Asia Pacific Memo series • Drivers’ Education in Japan: Personality […]

Indigenous educator recognized

Okanagan band member and indigenous educator Edna Terbasket has been awarded the Association of BC Deans of Education (ABCDE) Education Advocate of the Year award for 2012. Terbasket is a […]

Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences receives $450,000 from BCPhA

The Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences at UBC will receive $450,000 from the British Columbia Pharmacy Association (BCPhA), to be used for a student commons in the new pharmaceutical sciences building […]

2012 architecture graduating awards announced

The award recipients in the Master of Architecture program for the current academic year have been announced. A list of awardees and award descriptions is available at

UBC grad student wins best student paper award

UBC graduate student Albert Jiang, together with faculty member Kevin Leyton-Brown, won the Best Student Paper Award at the Association for Computing Machinery Electronic Commerce Conference. For more information, visit […]

UBC computer science team rank 18th at ACM Programming World Finals

A team of three students from UBC Computer Science competed in the ACM Programming World Finals and came in 18th in world ranking. For more information, visit

UBC students receive Premier International Scholarships

B.C.’s new International Education Strategy gives local students new opportunities to study abroad and welcomes those arriving from overseas. As part of the strategy, Advanced Education Minister Naomi Yamamoto announced […]

Pharmaceutical Science professor appointed CSPS Fellow

Professor and dean emeritus Dr. Frank Abbott of the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences at UBC has been appointed a Fellow of the Canadian Society for Pharmaceutical Sciences (CSPS). To read […]

Four Applied Science educators receive UBC Killam Teaching awards

Four educators from the Faculty of Applied Science were honoured during May 2012 congregation for their contributions to teaching at UBC. • UBC Killam Teaching Prize for Graduate Instruction: Asst. Prof. […]

Graduate Studies announces new Killam Doctoral Scholarships

The Faculty of Graduate Studies at UBC has announced the new Killam Doctoral Scholarship recipients for the 2012-2013 academic year. These are awarded to the top doctoral candidates in the […]

Applied Science graduating student wins Governor General's Medal

Graduating Applied Science student Alexey Pazukha is the recipient of this year’s Governor General’s Academic Medal. Pazukha achieved the highest academic standing in the Applied Sciences program. Pazukha’s plans include […]

Political science professor receives $200,000 grant from SSHRC

James Rochlin, a professor of political science with the Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences at UBC’s Okanagan campus, has been awarded a $200,000 Partnership Development Grant from […]

Engineering profs lead research for cleaner, safer autos

Three UBC Faculty of Applied Science engineering professors are leading automotive research projects with $2.1 million funding from AUTO21 Network of Centres of Excellence, Canada’s automotive research program. They will […]

UBC This Week 25-May-2012

  Recent UBC Media Releases May 23 A whale of a discovery: New sensory organ found in rorqual whales May 22 Former PM Joe Clark, artist Buffy Sainte-Marie and others […]

Resource management in India, migration along Thai-Lao border

Asia Pacific Memos consist of short texts and video interviews on current issues in Asia and across the Pacific. The latest Memos: • Is ‘Safe Migration’ Along the Thai-Lao Border Truly […]

CiTR presents Aboriginal, LGBTQ voices

“Rainbow 24: LGBTQ Voices 2012” is a 24-hour special broadcast of queer content in celebration of Pride season around the world. Listen live to 101.9 FM or streaming live at […]