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UBC This Week 07-Jun-2012

  Recent UBC Media Releases Jun 6 Loss of biodiversity a growing threat to human life: UBC, University of Michigan Research Jun 5 UBC recognizes brain and heart researchers with […]

UBC hosts public events for artists and Knox Mountain users

The public is invited to a free artist talk tonight on the state of environmentally concerned art by renowned eco art theorist and curator Beth Carruthers. The artist talk is […]

GEERing Up! looking for APSC faculty mentors

GEERing Up! UBC Engineering & Science for Kids is a non-profit organization that promotes science, engineering and technology to youth in the Greater Vancouver area. It is affiliated with UBC […]

UBC Thunderbots up against the world’s best at RoboCup North American Open

Come cheer for your UBC Thunderbots as they compete against the best teams in the world in artificial intelligence and robotics on home turf, June 9 – 15 at the […]

Celebration of Life for Dr. Irving K. Barber

UBC is honouring Dr. Irving K. Barber with a Celebration of Life event on Monday, June 11 at the Old Auditorium from 3 p.m. – 4 p.m. and everyone is […]

Aboriginal (Un)History Month

UBC Library, in partnership with the Musqueam Indian Band, the Centre for Teaching and Learning Technology and the Museum of Anthropology, has coordinated a series of events in June. Aboriginal […]

PhD candidate wins Carbon Management Canada conference poster competition

Congratulations to Chemical and Biological Engineering PhD candidate Nagu Daraboina for winning the poster competition at the second annual conference hosted by Carbon Management Canada (CMC) in Gatineau, Quebec from […]

Pharmacy students and faculty honoured at Dean's Reception

On May 29, the UBC Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences celebrated the graduating class of 2011-2012 at the Annual Dean’s Reception. Numerous awards were presented to graduating students, including The Merck Frosst […]

Science student receives $10,000 scholarship to study abroad

Alexa Geddes, a student in the Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences, is one of 22 post-secondary students selected for the Premier’s Scholarships for Study Abroad, announced by […]

Master of Laws student wins Action Canada award

UBC Master of Laws student Andrew Pilliar is the recipient of the Action Canada award, which recognizes emerging leaders in law, medicine and/or business. Pilliar is one of 20 Canadians […]

Law graduate receives Law Society Gold Medal award

UBC Law graduate Emily MacKinnon was presented with the Law Society Gold Medal Award during the Faculty’s graduation reception at Allard Hall on May 23. The medal is awarded each […]

Online learning tool for physicians wins Royal College Accredited CPD Provider Innovation Award

UBC Continuing Professional Development (UBC CPD), a division of the Faculty of Medicine, has launched This Changed My Practice (TCMP), an interactive online learning tool for physicians at Contributing […]

Library renovations will enhance study, teaching and research

Renovations valued at about $800,000 are transforming the library at UBC’s Okanagan campus. Work is expected to complete in August and will significantly improve the Learning Commons and the general […]

Patient simulation centre opens at UBC Clinical Academic Campus

A new state-of-the-art patient simulation centre has opened at the Clinical Academic Campus of UBC’s Southern Medical Program at Kelowna General Hospital. The facility is supported by a $500,000 donation […]

UBC's Okanagan campus signs exchange pact with U.K. university

Student exchanges form the basis of an exclusive new student mobility agreement (SMA) signed between UBC’s Okanagan campus and the University of York, U.K. The first step in the partnership […]

Family Practice professor receives Peter Wall Institute Visiting Scholar Abroad Award

Shafik Dharamsi, an assistant professor in the Department of Family Practice, has received the Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies (PWIAS) Visiting Scholar Abroad Award. Dharamsi will work with medical […]

Audiology and Speech Sciences professor recognized

Barbara Purves, assistant professor in the School of Audiology and Speech Sciences, received the Eve Kassirer Award for Outstanding Professional Achievement from the Canadian Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists […]