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UBC This Week 17-May-2012

  Recent UBC Media Releases May 17 Parents are happier than non-parents, new research suggests May 15 UBC researcher wins 2012 Trudeau Foundation scholarship May 14 Vancouver, Montreal, Portland and […]

Asia Pacific Memo update – Asia in Outer Space / China – global shipping

Short text memos or video interviews on current issues in Asia and across the Pacific are published twice-weekly on the Asia Pacific Memo series at • Asia in the Governance […]

Global Engineering Leadership Distinguished Lecture Series

Global Engineering Leadership is designed to introduce senior engineering students to concepts, theory and practice of engineering leadership in an international service learning context. Distinguished speakers discuss issues surrounding engineering, […]

UBC hosts the 18th annual ALADN Conference

The 18th annual conference of the Academic Libraries Advancement and Development Network (ALADN) runs from May 20-23 at the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre. The conference, co-organized by the UBC […]

A day in the life at UBC Library

What goes on behind the scenes at UBC Library? A typical day in the Library and some of its most popular collections, places to study and things to learn are […]

New Canadian citizens welcomed at UBC Robson Square

On May 12, Citizenship and Immigration Canada, the Institute for Canadian Citizenship, and UBC Continuing Studies hosted 40 candidates for Canadian citizenship at a special community ceremony at UBC Robson […]

Call for President’s Staff Award nominations

Nominate outstanding colleagues at the Vancouver campus with three years or more UBC service for the President’s Staff Award for Excellence. The UBC Vancouver President’s Staff Awards recognizes the personal […]

Golder Associates creates new engineering scholarships at UBC

Golder Associates has donated $30,000 to create a scholarship at UBC’s Norman B. Keevil Institute of Mining Engineering.The scholarship will support graduate student research on issues such as mine closure […]

Student Health Services lauded for e-solutions

UBC Student Health Services won two awards for innovative e-solutions in patient care from Canada Health Infoway. UBC was awarded a first-place Trailblazer Award for its e-scheduling system, which allows […]

Electrical and computer engineering PhD student wins IEEE Canada Women in Engineering Prize

Electrical and computer engineering PhD student Zahra Ahmadian is the winner of the 2012 IEEE Canada Women in Engineering Prize. The Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) Canada annually […]

Motion Metrics International supports graduate scholarships, research at UBC

Motion Metrics International recently created a graduate scholarship at the Institute for Computing, Information, and Cognitive Systems (ICICS) at UBC. The $5,000 annual award will be granted to a students […]

UBC Division of Health Care Communication awarded national Community-Service Learning award

The UBC Division of Health Care Communication is being awarded one of four national Community-Service Learning awards for their “Community as Teacher” program. For more information and a short video […]

Medical Genetics professor receives Pfizer Psychiatry Research Award

Jehannine Austin, a professor in the UBC Department of Medical Genetics and a member of the Brain Research Centre, has received an inaugural Pfizer Psychiatry Research Award. The $100,000 award […]

Research investment in bone marrow failure disease

A UBC research project focused on a bone marrow failure disease recently received funding from the Aplastic Anemia and Myelodysplasia Association of Canada (AAMAC) and the Canadian Institutes of Health […]

UBC outreach programs receive PromoScience funding

Three UBC outreach initiatives will get a boost from NSERC’s PromoScience Program this year, with the Michael Smith Laboratories, Life Science Institute and Pacific Museum of the Earth receiving a […]