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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. […]

UBC kinesiology professor recognized as leading Canadian health researcher

Darren Warburton, an associate professor in UBC’s School of Kinesiology, was one of five recipients recognized by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and the Canadian Medical Association Journal with […]

Pharmaceutical professor joins executive council of Friends of Rwanda Forum

Associate Professor Larry Lynd of the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences is joining the Executive Council of the newly created Friends of Rwanda Forum. Established to strengthen relations between Canada and […]

Watershed Microbiome Project: a video for World Water Day

The Applied Metagenomics of the Watershed Microbiome Project, co-led by Drs. Judith Isaac-Renton and Patrick Tang (Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine), aims to develop a better way to identify […]