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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 […]

Kari Grist to be Managing Director of UBC’s Communications & Marketing Department

The University of British Columbia has selected Kari Grist to be Managing Director of the newly created Department of Communications & Marketing. She will join the portfolio of incoming Vice President of Communications and Community Partnership, Pascal Spothelfer.

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 […]