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UBC This Week 14-Jun-2012

  Recent UBC Media Releases Jun 11 UBC soccerbots host international teams before RoboCup 2012 Jun 11 UBC students report on Brazil violence for The New York Times Jun 8 […]

Asia Pacific Memo update: Canada-China education projects, Mongolian election, Hindu nationalism

Short text memos or video interviews on current issues in Asia and across the Pacific are published twice-weekly at • Canada-China Education Projects (video interview with Ruth Hayhoe) (Part 1 […]

Mechanical Engineering walking tour June 28

The Dept. of Mechanical Engineering will give a walking tour of the department, their labs, and provide demos of what student design teams are up to. Friends and family are […]

Robot regatta finals today – UBC takes on US Naval Academy at Jericho Beach

UBC engineering students take on the US Naval Academy (USNA), the defending champions in the sixth annual International Robotic Sailing Championships. Hosted by UBC and the Royal Vancouver Yacht Club, […]

UBC Grand Prix July 10

On July 10, cyclists from across North America will be competing in the UBC Grand Prix presented by Mahony & Sons Public House and part of B.C. Superweek. The event […]

Team UBC Placed and Promised joins Ride to Conquer Cancer

On June 16 and 17, 2012, Team UBC Placed and Promised (a team of 10 with seven UBC staff members) will be cycling 240 kilometers from Vancouver to Seattle as […]

Engineering students recognized

The Globe and Mail’s Canada’s Top 20 Under 20 philanthropists includes UBC student Michael Peters, who just completed his second year of pre-med chemical and biological engineering. Peters has devoted […]

Pharmacy Faculty receives new CIHR and CDA grants

Members of the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences at UBC are receiving grants from the Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR) and the Canadian Diabetes Association (CDA). To read more, visit […]

UBC partners with Mercer International to establish industrial research chair

The Dept. of Chemical and Biological Engineering and the Pulp and Paper Centre in the Faculty of Applied Science at UBC have recently established a $1 million partnership with Mercer […]

SALA professors recognized

School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture (SALA) professor Cynthia Girling has been elected Fellow of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA). Girling was nominated by the Oregon Chapter in […]

Applied Science members win award in ecological economics

UBC School of Regional and Community Planning alumnus Mathis Wackernagel (PhD Planning ’94) and Prof. Emeritus William Rees, co-developers of Ecological Footprint, will receive the bi-annual Kenneth E. Boulding Award […]

Charles Shuler reappointed as dean of Faculty of Dentistry

Charles Schuler has been reappointed as dean of the Faculty of Dentistry to a second term, commencing July 1, 2012 until June 30, 2017.

Simon Peacock reappointed to second term as dean of Faculty of Science

Simon Peacock has been appointed to a second six-year term as dean of Faculty of Science. His second term will run July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2018. For more […]

MSL and Brain Research Centre professor receives Neuropathic Pain Research award

UBC professor Terry Snutch, a Canada Research Chair in Biotechnology and Genomics-Neurobiology at the Michael Smith Laboratories and a member of the Brain Research Centre, received a 2011 Neuropathic Pain […]

UBC professor launches fertility education website

In 2010, UBC professor of counseling psychology Judith Daniluk conducted an online survey of 4,000 childless women and men between the ages of 20 and 50. Based on her findings, […]

Director of UBC Animal Care appointed International Fellow of the Explorers Club

Chris Harvey-Clark, director of UBC Animal Care Services, was appointed an International Fellow of the Explorers Club at its May 19 meeting in New York. The Explorers Club Fellowship is […]