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UBC This Week 23-Aug-2012

      Upcoming Event Highlights Aug 23-24 Promoting Mental Health in BC Schools – Summer Institute 2012 Aug 25 UBC BirdQuest Aug 25 UBC Farm Market Aug 26 Open […]

Lecture series on public health law and policy in Asia

Beginning in September, Prof. Pitman Potter‘s Asia Pacific Dispute Resolution (APDR) project will begin facilitating the “Public Health Law and Policy in Asia” series of monthly lectures at Green College. […]

Engineering PhD student wins Mensa scholarship

Tanaya Guha, a PhD student specializing in artificial intelligence at UBC, won the Frank and Betty Woodhams Memorial Scholarship from Mensa Canada. She studies automatic understanding of human activities in […]

Engineering prof wins lectureship award

Chemical and Biological Engineering professor Kevin J. Smith has been awarded the Canadian Catalysis Lectureship Award for 2012 by the Catalysis Division of the Chemical Institute of Canada. The award […]

Law prof recognized in environmental law

UBC law professor Ben Richardson is the joint recipient of the Senior Scholar Prize awarded annually by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Academy of Environmental Law. The […]

New director of Institute of Asian Research appointed

Prof. Yves Tiberghien has been appointed as the new director of UBC’s Institute of Asian Research, effective September 1, 2012, for a five-year term. Tiberghien is one of UBC’s leading […]

UBC prof warns of threat to global water supply in Science

Four of every five people on the planet face a high-level risk to their potable water supply, threatening their health, livelihoods and national security, writes Karen Bakker, a geographer at […]

University Boulevard re-opening to buses and vehicles

On Aug. 26, TransLink will begin transitioning the current trolley bus bays to their new permanent locations on University Boulevard. As a result, trolley bus and vehicle traffic will return […]

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