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UBC This Week 28-Feb-2013

  Recent UBC Media Releases Feb. 28 Rapid transit key to unlocking potential of UBC/Broadway corridor: study Feb. 27 $2M from BCLC and the Province creates Centre for Gambling Research […]

Ladies’ Night at the Dodson Music Series

UBC Library presents Ladies’ Night, an event highlighting music by female composers in celebration of International Women’s Day. This concert is part of the Dodson Music Series. Students from UBC’s […]

Robson Reading Series: Al Hunter

The Robson Reading Series presents Al Hunter, an Anishinaabe writer whose much-awaited third book of poems Beautiful Razor: Love Poems & Other Lies was published in 2012. A member and […]

Sex & Drugs & Reproductive Health: Celebrate Research 2013 at Pharmaceutical Sciences

UBC Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences will host a Celebrate Research event titled “Sex & Drugs & Reproductive Health”. Co-organized by Professor Mary Ensom and Assistant Professor Judith Soon, this public […]

Chemical Engineering students’ work featured internationally

Amin Taheri and Amin Aziznia, Ph.D. students in Professor Elod Gyenge’s group in the Dept. of Chemical and Biological Engineering, have had their work featured internationally. Taheri developed a proposal […]

Nursing undergrads receive inaugural CNSA Position Statement Awards

UBC Nursing undergraduate students Jodi Meacher and Maryam Ranjbaran received the only two inaugural 2012/2013 Position Statement Awards at the annual Canadian Nursing Student Association (CNSA) national conference at Halifax […]

Computer Science prof receives CACS research prize

Computer Science Associate Professor Michael Friedlander is the recipient of the 2012 Canadian Association of Computer Science Outstanding Young Computer Science Researcher Prize. The prize recognizes young Canadian computer science […]

Pathology and laboratory medicine researchers win “impact grants” from Canadian Cancer Society

Three professors in the Dept. of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine—Sam Aparicio, David Huntsman and Torsten Nielsen—have received Canadian Cancer Society Impact Grants ($1.25 million each), which are the largest single […]

Immune-based therapy for Alzheimer’s moves closer to development

A made-in-Canada treatment for Alzheimer’s disease could be closer to patients thanks to a new technology developed by Faculty of Medicine neuroscientist Neil Cashman. Cashman, professor in the Division of […]

UBC professors honoured with Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal

Four UBC faculty members were among 75 British Columbians honoured by Premier Christy Clark with the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal. The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee medal was created to mark the […]

UBC This Week 21-Feb-2013

  Recent UBC Media Releases Feb. 21 New flu drug stops virus in its tracks Feb. 20 New $10.1 M imaging facility will unlock medical, engineering secrets Feb. 19 UBC […]

cIRcle ranks second in Canada; calls for submissions for open scholar award

cIRcle, UBC’s Institutional Repository, is now rated second in Canada, according to Webometrics, the world-wide ranking of web repositories. cIRcle contains more than 42,000 full-text items such as coursework, conference […]

Pharmaceutical Sciences welcomes new faculty members

UBC Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences announces the appointment of Drs. Corey Nislow and Guri Giaever to the faculty. Nislow commenced in the role of associate professor in January, and Giaever […]

Fisheries: Does catch reflect abundance?

In a comment piece published in Nature, the Sea Around Us Project’s principal investigator, Prof. Daniel Pauly, UBC Fisheries Centre, shares his views, emphasizing that catch data, the amount of […]