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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 […]

UBC Law hosted international conference on environmental taxation

UBC Faculty of Law hosted the 13th Annual Global Conference on Environmental Taxation, which brought in over 50 speakers from nearly 20 countries. These experts presented on the barriers and […]

UBC’s second annual Earthquake Symposium

UBC will hold a second annual Earthquake Symposium, part of UBC’s participation in ShakeOut B.C. Civil engineers, Carlos Ventura and Liam Finn, will give a series of talks on topics […]

UBC Law receives $2M gift from family of alumnus

In memory of the late Franklin Lew, wife and son Joan and Derek Lew have made a $2 million gift to the Faculty of Law at UBC. Lew, who graduated […]

UBC prof wins CIHR Knowledge Translation Award

Peter von Dadelszen, a professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and a world authority on diagnosing and treating pre-eclampsia, has received the 2012 Knowledge Translation Award from the […]

UBC faculty elected to Canadian Academy of Health Sciences

Six faculty members have been elected Fellows by the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS). Fellows are elected to the CAHS based on leadership, creativity, distinctive competencies and a commitment […]

UBC law professor recipient of Trudeau Fellowship

UBC law professor Catherine Dauvergne is one of four Canadian scholars to receive the $225,000 Trudeau fellowship. Dauvergne is one of Canada’s authorities on refugee and immigration law and is […]