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Pharmacy alumnus receives Royal College Medical Award

Dr. Subodh Verma (MSc’93, PhD’96), an alumnus of the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences at UBC, is the recipient of 2013 Royal College Medal Award in Surgery. Presented annually to one […]

UBC named one of B.C.’s top employers in 2013

UBC has been named one of BC’s Top Employers in 2013, for the seventh consecutive year. UBC was recognized for: • On-site employee amenities • Supporting employee development through tuition waivers and […]

UBC This Week 07-Feb-2013

  Recent UBC Media Releases Feb. 6 New tool helps towns assess resources needed for bioenergy plant Feb. 5 Blowing hot and cold: U.S. belief in climate change shifts with […]

UBC students compete in 2013 Enterprize Canada Entrepreneurship Conference

Five UBC student teams from Applied Science’s New Venture and Design course (which pairs senior engineering students with business) will present their business plans to judges in the semi-final round […]

Three Minute Thesis 2013

This spring, Vancouver campus graduate students will compete in the third annual UBC Three Minute Thesis (3MT), a competition that challenges graduate students to explain within three minutes, the significance […]

Peter Wall Institute holds student competition: arts-based conceptions of water

In September 2013, the Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies will host a public panel discussion on the need for cross-disciplinary strategies to deal with the global, financial, ecological and […]

The Top 7 Reasons Why Smart Women Should Speak Up: Shari Graydon

Shari Graydon, founder of Informed Opinions, will give a public lecture at UBC titled “The Top 7 Reasons Why Smart Women Should Speak Up”. Prof. Stephen Toope, UBC president and […]

Third Annual UBC Fair Trade Week February 12-15

UBC invites the community to support next week’s Fair Trade events including: Trade Fair hosted by the UBC Wellness Fair and Fair Trade Vancouver. Vendors will display their products and […]

UBC’s Vancouver campus Student Development Awards

The Office of the Vice President Students is inviting nominations from UBC students, faculty, staff and alumni for the 2012/13 UBC Vancouver Student Development Awards. These awards recognize exceptional contributions […]

Celebrate the Lunar New Year with UBC Library

In celebration of the Year of the Snake, UBC Library has compiled a list of Lunar New Year-themed Library resources, featuring digital collections, books, historical newspapers and Year of the […]

Music Library update

During the fall of 2012, UBC Library and the School of Music explored the prospects of moving the Music Library collection and staff to the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre. […]

UBC student and alumnus launch iPad game

Computer Science student Michael Silverwood and alumnus Chris Clogg have just launched Stratosphere: Multiplayer Defense, an iPad game featured as one of Apple’s games of the week. Silverwood is in […]

UBC researchers assess lingering damage of concussions

Faculty of Medicine researchers have shown that concussion-related processes and changes in brain microstructure persist well beyond the initial trauma – leaving open the possibility that adolescent athletes could be […]

B.C. Proteomics Network receives renewed funding

The B.C. Proteomics Network has received renewed funding from the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR) totaling $1.6 million over a five-year term. Asst. Prof. Gregg Morin, Dept. of […]

Centres win additional “Centres of Excellence” funding

Two research units with UBC ties – the Vancouver Prostate Centre’s Translational Research Initiative for Accelerated Discovery and Development program and the Centre for Drug Research and Development –have been […]

Sociology prof awarded Distinguished Visiting Professor Fellowship

Prof. Becki Ross, Department of Sociology and Institute for Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice, and a Killam Teaching Award winner, has been awarded the Hooker Distinguished Visiting Professor Fellowship […]

UBC prof receives Humboldt Research Award

UBC Prof. Dr. Thomas R. Oxland, Dept. of Orthopaedics, has been elected the recipient of a Humboldt Research Award after being nominated by Prof. Dr. Hans-Joachim Wilke, Universitaet Ulm, Germany. […]

Academic Director of UBC Learning Exchange

Angela Towle has been appointed academic director for the UBC Learning Exchange effective February 1, 2013. Towle will build upon and add to current Learning Exchange community-university engagement activities in […]