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Vol. 58 | No. 9

In the news

Highlights of UBC media coverage

Outtakes: The times, they are a-changin’

Retiring Prof. John Mitchell reflects on encounters with Bob Dylan, Timothy Leary and how universities have (not) changed in 48 years.

Keeping watch

UBC academics plan an international forum to explore new models of governing animal research that enhance public involvement

Judge zombies not, lest ye be judged

PhD student Kelly Doyle says zombies represent what we hate and fear most about ourselves and society.

UBC This Week 04-Oct-2012

  Recent UBC Media Releases Oct 4 $100,000 prize to fight global corruption Oct 2 UBC co-sponsors world’s largest consumer behaviour conference in Vancouver Sep 30 Fish getting smaller as […]

UBC Thunderbots update

This year, UBC Thunderbots — the autonomous soccer-playing robot design team – has formed two new teams: Thunderbots@Home and Thunderbots Simulation. Simulation is designing artificial intelligence software to compete in […]

Asia Pacific Memo update: How mobile phones swayed an Indian election and how bicycles struck back

The Asia Pacific Memo series publishes short text Memos or video interviews on current issues in Asia and across the Pacific at • Political Parties and Islam in Indonesia: A […]

UBC forum focuses on men's health

John Oliffe, associate professor at UBC School of Nursing, is part of an international panel of experts giving a free public talk about men’s health on October 10, at the […]

New faculty in Mechanical Engineering

Patrick Kirchen has recently joined the Department of Mechanical Engineering as an assistant professor working on minimizing the environmental impact of power and heat production systems. Prior to coming to […]

CWILA spearheads Critic-in-Residence initiative for equality in Canadian letters

Applications are being accepted for the first Canadian Women In the Literary Arts’ (CWILA) Critic-in-Residence program. “Women writing in Canada now have access to a $2,000 stipend for critical and […]