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UBC Visual Art holds art auction fundraiser

The UBC 2013 BFA/BA Visual Art Graduating class will host an art and musical event to promote and raise funds for this year’s graduating exhibition “Is it Happening?” which opens […]

2013 SCARP Student Symposium: Beyond Downtown and Outside the Box

The fifth annual School of Community and Regional Planning (SCARP) Student Symposium will focus on “Beyond Downtown and Outside the Box” – a current topic in community and regional planning […]

UNESCO Declaration focuses on digital assets

The protection of digital assets is the focus of the UNESCO / UBC Vancouver Declaration on Digitization and Preservation, released by UNESCO (the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization). […]

Data Privacy Day

Held around the world every year, Data Privacy Day empowers people to protect their privacy and the privacy of others. On January 28, 2013, members of the UBC community are […]

Former UBC astrophysics PhD earns U.S. rising star award

UBC alumnus Jason Kalirai has been awarded the 2013 Newton Lacy Pierce Prize, which recognizes outstanding achievement in observational astronomy by an astronomer under the age of 36. Kalirai received […]

Computer Science professors awarded over 5 million processor hours by Compute Canada

Professors of Computer Science Holger Hoos and Kevin Leyton-Brown and their empirical algorithmics group have been awarded 5,260,000 processor hours, valued at $315,569, in the nationwide 2013 Compute Canada resource […]

UBC-developed test for predicting lung attacks moves toward the market

The PROOF Centre, a group of UBC scientists focused on developing biomarkers for chronic organ disease, has granted a U.S. company exclusive rights to commercialize gene expression blood tests to […]

Exploring the barriers to midwifery care

A group co-led by Saraswathi Vedam, an associate professor in UBC Division of Midwifery, has received $160,000 from the Vancouver Foundation to identify the factors that prevent or facilitate women’s […]

UBC This Week 17-Jan-2013

  Recent UBC Media Releases Jan. 15 UBC receives $22.7M for research from the Canada Foundation for Innovation Jan. 15 UBC and Fraunhofer Society enter $4.9 million clean energy partnership […]

Goethe Readings: Dodson Music Series at the Learning Centre

The 2012/13 Dodson Music Series presents Goethe Readings: Music inspired by the writer, artist and politician. This free event is open to the public, and will be held in the […]

Marlee Kline Lecture in Social Justice

“The Métis of the Northwest: Finding Justice for an Invisible People” lecture honours the memory of Marlee Gayle Kline, a member of UBC Faculty of Law from 1989. Her work […]

UBC hosts 2013 Great Northern Toboggan Race

UBC will be hosting the 2013 Great Northern Concrete Toboggan Race (GNCTR), an annual engineering competition held each winter at a Canadian university. This year, 23 teams of over 400 […]

UBC Engineering prof receives IEEE Outstanding Service Gold Medal

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Canada has recognized Electrical and Computer Engineering professor Vijay Bhargava‘s sustained and distinguished service by awarding him the 2012 IEEE Canada W.S. […]