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UBC This Week 31-Jan-2013

  Recent UBC Media Releases Jan. 28 When food porn holds no allure: the science behind satiety  Jan. 28 UBC building wins prestigious Wallpaper* Magazine design award Jan. 28 UBC […]

E-Week February 3-9

From February 3 to 9, UBC engineers will participate in E-Week, a week-long competition between engineering departments in events such as chariot racing, dodgeball, and student relay races. The UBC […]

Update: Robson Reading Series

UBC Bookstore and the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre have made the difficult decision to conclude the Robson Reading Series at the end of March 2013. This step was taken […]

Faculty of Education launches seventh annual walking challenge, Walkabout 2013

In an annual tradition at the Faculty of Education, teams of staff, students, faculty, and community members will participate in Walkabout 2013, a nine-week walking challenge to promote good health […]

Drug resistance in HIV: What can we do about it?

In this free public lecture, HIV/AIDS expert Dr. Mark Wainberg, professor of medicine and microbiology and immunology at McGill University and director of its AIDS Centre, will review the progress […]

Engineering teams win at WEC 2013

UBC Engineering student teams placed in five of the six categories at the 28th Western Engineering Competition (WEC) held January 23-27 at the University of Victoria. The competition connected nearly […]

UBC professor receives Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal

Carolyn Gotay, professor and CCS Chair in Cancer Primary Prevention, School of Population and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, has been awarded the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal in recognition of […]

Cancer Research Society awards six grants to Faculty of Medicine scientists

The Cancer Research Society (CRS) has awarded $717,245 in new grants to six Faculty of Medicine researchers to enhance understanding of the mechanisms responsible for the development of cancer, the […]

Government of Canada and UBC partner to foster advanced materials research and development

Mark Strahl, Member of Parliament for Chilliwack–Fraser Canyon, was at UBC to sign a new partnership with UBC that will foster advanced materials research and development. This new Collaborative Research […]

UBC hosts Davis Cup tennis action February 1-3

UBC’s Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre is hosting the Davis Cup this weekend. Tennis fans will flock to UBC to cheer on Canada and Spain in the World Group first-round […]

UBC This Week 24-Jan-2013

  Recent UBC Media Releases Jan. 18 UBC campaign hits $1 billion Jan. 21 UBC research: Forget about fair – it’s better when bosses pick favourites Jan. 22 Master switch […]

Chocolate, Corn and Figurines: Mapping Archaeological Data Online

At this month’s Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Users Group, UBC Anthropology Prof. Michael Blake will talk about his innovative websites in a presentation titled “Chocolate, Corn and Figurines: Mapping Archaeological […]

Giant Colon Tour comes to UBC

UBC will be hosting the Giant Colon Tour, a multimedia exhibition that will provide visitors with tools to help prevent colorectal cancer. Date: February 5, 2013 Time: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. […]

UBC Finance Club presents: Pacific Venture Capitalist Conference & Competition

The UBC Finance Club presents Pacific Venture Capitalist Conference & Competition, a full-day event that will give students an opportunity to learn more about the entrepreneur and venture capitalist world. […]