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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 […]

Study debunks claims that acne drug causes digestive disorder

Doctors should not be discouraged from prescribing isotretinoin to adolescents for inflammatory acne, according to a new study by Canadian and U.S. scientists showing the drug does not increase the […]

Professor awarded Sloan Research Fellowship

UBC Zoology Asst. Prof. Mary I. O’Connor has been selected as a 2013 Alfred Sloan Research Fellow. The two-year fellowships recognize the achievements of outstanding young scholars in science, mathematics, […]

Science associate dean to receive award for marine virology work

Curtis A. Suttle, UBC Science’s associate dean, Research and Graduate Studies, is being recognized for his pioneering work in marine virology with the G. Evelyn Hutchinson award. Suttle is among […]

World Health Organization recognizes Division of Mathematical Modeling as collaborating centre

The Division of Mathematical Modeling at the B.C. Centre for Disease Control, which brings together “complexity science” and health systems decision-making, has won recognition as a World Health (WHO) Collaborating […]

Development and Alumni Engagement team wins six CASE VIII Communications Awards

UBC’s Development and Alumni Engagement team was recognized with six Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) VIII communications awards including a gold and a silver for Trek magazine, […]

School of Music members receive Juno nominations

Alumni, faculty and students of UBC School of Music have been nominated for the Juno Awards. The Junos are presented annually to Canadian musical artists and bands to acknowledge their […]