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UBC This Week 18-Oct-2012

  Recent UBC Media Releases Oct. 18 Bicycle infrastructure can reduce risk of cycling injuries by half: UBC study Oct. 18 Genes and immune system shaped by childhood poverty, stress […]

Asia Pacific Memo Series: Mo Yan’s Nobel Prize in Literature; Change in Democratic Mongolia

The Asia Pacific Memo series publishes short text memos or video interviews on current issues in Asia and across the Pacific. Subscribe to the twice-weekly published series at Most […]

Upcoming Green College lecture series

Pardon: Is Accountability for Past Wrongs Necessary for a Person or Nation to Move Forward? Lecture Series: Canada Council Writer-in-Residence at Green College Panelists: Madeleine Thien, novelist; Rawi Hage, writer, […]

Call for nominations: UBC Engineering alumni awards

UBC Faculty of Applied Science announces its annual call for nominations for the UBC Engineering Alumni Awards.   Awards are presented to the UBC Engineering community in the following categories: […]

IEEE UBC branch receives award for exemplary performance

The IEEE UBC branch received the Region 7 Exemplary Student Branch Award, which recognizes exemplary IEEE Student Branch operations. IEEE UBC chairperson Saba Ardeshiri accepted the award at the IEEE […]

UBC students place second in SNC Lavalin Plant Design competition

A UBC undergraduate team has been awarded second place in the Plant Design project competition at the 62nd annual Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference. The award was presented to Cherie Tan, […]

Engineering students among 24hrs’ Top 24

Four UBC Engineering students were among 24hrs’ “ Top 24 Under 24″ list. • Chemical and Biological Engineering student Michael Peters for his innovation and design of “The Actuator”, a wheelchair adaptation […]

Babies: Born to be Good? CBC’s The Nature of Things, Oct. 25

The work of Asst. Prof. Kiley Hamlin of UBC’s Dept. of Psychology and other Canadian researchers will be featured in the documentary “Babies: Born to be Good?” which broadcasts on […]

AMPEL welcomes new director

Professor Jeff Young, P.Eng, has been named the new director of the Advanced Materials and Process Engineering Laboratory (AMPEL) for a three-year term effective July 1, 2012. Young, of the […]

Innovative Dissemination of Research Award

UBC Library is once again offering its Innovative Dissemination of Research Award, a $2,000 award honouring UBC faculty, staff and students who are expanding the boundaries of research through the […]

Food for Fines campaign begins

For the tenth consecutive year, UBC Library and the Alma Mater Student Society are running their Food for Fines Campaign. From October 22 – November 4, $2 will be waived […]

UBC Library and United Way Spelling Bee

UBC staff are invited to join a cross-campus team competition to raise awareness for the United Way. Teams of four to 10 will go head to head with other departments […]

UBC alumna’s film voted Most Popular Canadian Documentary by VIFF audiences

UBC Film Production alumna Nimisha Mukerji’s Blood Relative was voted most popular Canadian documentary by Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF) audiences. Blood Relative is a cinéma vérité documentary that follows […]

Stó:lō -UBC Journey Home Project: Stó:lō ancestral remains return home

UBC and Stó:lō community members will celebrate the return of eleven ancestral remains from UBC’s Laboratory of Archaeology (LOA) on October 19, 2012 at 12:30 p.m. at the Stó:lō Resource […]