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UBC This Week 10-May-2012

  Recent UBC Media Releases May 8 H1N1 discovery paves way for universal flu vaccine: UBC research May 7 Hedge funds more like guardian angels than vultures: UBC research May […]

Asia Pacific Memo update – Taiwan’s Liberal Values and China

Twice-weekly, Asia Pacific Memo series publishes short text memos or video interviews on current issues in Asia and across the Pacific at Taiwan’s Liberal Values may Corrode China’s Authoritarian […]

Generation One at the Learning Centre

An exhibition that demonstrates the art of poetry from different Asian cultural traditions is on display at the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre. This year’s exhibition highlights young artists who […]

Baccalaureate concert on May 23

The Baccalaureate Concert is an annual event that features graduating students from the UBC School of Music. The free concert occurs the evening of the first day of the spring […]

WHO'S THERE? honours Peter Loeffler

As part of UBC Alumni Weekend, WHO’S THERE? will honour Peter Loeffler, a theatre history professor who inspired generations of students at UBC. Theatrical shorts featuring alumni and students will […]

Boosting Brain Power: New Insights

Two world-leading brain researchers will speak about the latest insights on how the brain changes as we age, what we can do about it, and new treatment opportunities for Alzheimer’s […]

WCILCOS comes to UBC

UBC Library, in cooperation with the Ohio University Libraries, is hosting the fifth WCILCOS International Conference of Institutes and Libraries for Chinese Overseas Studies. This is the first time UBC […]

Faculty pension plan forum on May 23

The UBC Faculty Pension Plan will host its first Pension Forum – an informal event for members to learn more about their pension plan and meet with the Plan’s trustees, […]

Tickets available for honorary degree ceremony for Japanese Canadian students of 1942

UBC will honour 76 Japanese Canadian students whose university experience was disrupted in 1942 when they were forced to leave the B.C. coast. In a special ceremony, UBC will award […]

Engineering physics students place in top 10

Two UBC engineering physics students have placed in the top 10 across Canada in the Canadian Association of Physicists (CAP) University Prize Exam. Chris Read and Kyle Boone, both in […]

ECE student receives Killam Graduate Teaching Assistant Award

Miguel Guillen Torres’ balance of approachability and professionalism as a teaching assistant has garnered him the 2011/2012 Killam Graduate Teaching Assistant Award. As an Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) PhD […]

UBC PhD candidate first recipient of science policy fellowship

As the first recipient of a new Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR) Science Policy Fellowship, Noreen Kamal will have an opportunity to develop evidence-based provincial policy for emergency […]

Teaching Excellence and Innovation awards

Three professors in the Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences at UBC’s Okanagan campus were honoured with Teaching Excellence and Innovation awards. Naomi McPherson, associate professor of anthropology, […]

SPPH faculty and staff recognized

School of Population and Public Health (SPPH) Asst. Prof. Jason Sutherland has been named the Canadian Harkness Fellow in Health Care Policy and Practice. Sutherland will be working with leading […]

Wine Research Centre honoured by the Canada Science and Technology museums

Prof. Hennie van Vuuren, Director of the Wine Research Centre at UBC, has been honoured by the Canada Science and Technology Museum Corporation in Ottawa for major scientific breakthroughs that […]

Teva appoints Michael Hayden president of global research and development and chief scientific officer

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. has announced that Dr. Michael R. Hayden will join the company as the president of global research and development and chief scientific officer. In this new […]

start an evolution with UBC

This past year, UBC launched the most ambitious fundraising and alumni engagement campaign in Canadian history. The start an evolution campaign aims to raise $1.5 billion for students, research and […]