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2013 Research Awards Reception

A reception was held March 25 to present the annual Faculty Research Awards including the Killam Research Fellowships and Prizes, the Charles A. McDowell Award for Excellence in Research, the […]

Vote for a UBC grad who's most likely to change the world

Five outstanding finalists have been selected to compete for the cover of UBC Reports and the title “most likely to change the world.”  To read about the finalists and to […]

PhD student awarded 2013 AMS Just Desserts Award

Hafiz Rahman, PhD student and Vice President, Academics on the Chemical and Biological Engineering Graduate Student Council, was awarded the Alma Mater Society Just Desserts Award 2013. The awards are […]

Pharmaceutical Sciences grad student awarded Grand Challenges Canada Stars

UBC Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences graduate student Jo-Ann Osei-Twum has accepted a competitive internship position with the Grand Challenges Canada Stars in Global Health program.  In her role beginning May […]

UBC students win PVCC national entrepreneurship competition

Engineering students Jesse Neufeld, James Higgins, and Nicholas Petch and commerce students Vicking Yau, Douglas Lam and Braden Parker, won in the Entrepreneur Team category of the national Pacific Venture […]

UBC neurology professor appointed MS Society of Canada Research Chair

Dr. Tony Traboulsee, Associate Professor in the UBC Division of Neurology and a member of the Brain Research Centre at UBC and Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute, was appointed the […]

UBC professor wins lifetime achievement award for epilepsy research

The International League Against Epilepsy and the International Bureau for Epilepsy have given their Lifetime Achievement Award to Juhn A. Wada, UBC professor emeritus in the Department of Psychiatry.    […]

UBC This Week 28-Mar-2013

    Recent UBC Media Releases Mar. 26 Mountain pine beetle genome decoded Mar. 25 Global companies beware: Rude customer treatment depends on culture       Upcoming Event Highlights […]

UBC This Week 21-Mar-2013

  Recent UBC Media Releases Mar. 21 Planck space mission sheds light on the Universe Mar. 20 UBC experts for comment on budget 2013  Mar. 20 Dr. James Hogg given […]

Entrepreneurship@UBC presents: Being a leader and the effective exercise of leadership

Entrepreneurship@UBC is hosting a series of three talks with distinguished speakers on leadership from March to May, building up to the pilot e@UBC Leadership Course to be held on June […]

Intercultural U: Colloquium and PechaKucha

Intercultural U is a two-part event that will showcase UBC’s wide range of academic work, community involvement and personal experiences on topics related to intercultural understanding. The afternoon colloquium will […]

Pharmaceutical building receives A+

The UBC Pharmaceutical Sciences and Centre for Drug Research and Development building has been awarded with an A+ Award by Architizer, an online database that connects architects to a network […]

New B.C. prize for scholarly books: shortlist announced

Three titles have been shortlisted for the annual Basil Stuart-Stubbs Prize for Outstanding Scholarly Book on British Columbia. The award, sponsored by UBC Library and the Pacific Book World News […]

K.D. Srivastava Prize awarded

Standing up with Ga’axstal’as, a book by Prof. Leslie Robertson of UBC Dept. of Anthropology and the Kwagu’l Gixsam Clan has been selected as one of two winners of the […]

UBC Certificate in International Development wins program award

The University Professional and Continuing Education Association (UPCEA) has awarded the 2013 International Program of Excellence Award to the UBC Continuing Studies Certificate in International Development program. The award recognizes […]

Engineering professor appointed Early Career Scholar

Prof. Mehdi Moradi, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has been appointed as a Peter Wall Early Career Scholar during the 2013-2014 academic year. Scholars are chosen from all academic […]

UBC Engineering professor renewed as Canada Research Chair

Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor Kenichi Takahata was recently renewed as Canada Research Chair in advanced micro/nanofabrication and microelectromechanical systems. Takahata will study medical micro-devices for intelligent implants and microsurgical […]

UBC professor receives Eugene Fuller Triennial Prostate Award

Martin Gleave, Distinguished Professor in the Department of Urologic Sciences and Director of the Vancouver Prostate Centre, received the 2013 Eugene Fuller Triennial Prostate Award from the American Urological Association. […]