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UBC prof receives 2012 Significant Body of Work award by the Queer Studies Special Interest Group

Prof. Mary Bryson, Language and Literacy Education, has been selected as the recipient of the 2012 Significant Body of Work award by the Queer Studies Special Interest Group (SIG) of […]

UBC Science professor wins research support from Canadian Safety and Security Program

Roland Stull, a professor in the UBC Dept. of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences (EOAS), has won research support from the Canadian Safety and Security Program (CSSP), announced March 12, […]

Clyde Hertzman Celebration of Life

The family of Clyde Hertzmann and the UBC Human Early Learning Partnership invites the community to a memorial to celebrate Hertzmann’s life. Family and colleagues of Hertzmann have established the […]

$30M partnership of Canadian, Indian institutions officially launched at UBC

Media are invited to attend the official launch of the India-Canada Centre for Innovative Multidisciplinary Partnerships to Accelerate Community Transformation and Sustainability (IC-IMPACTS), a $30-million partnership among three Canadian universities and 11 leading institutions and state and industry partners in India to tackle urgent issues in both countries.

UBC This Week 07-Mar-2013

  Recent UBC Media Releases Mar. 6 Drugs targeting blood vessels may be candidates for treating Alzheimer’s Mar. 5 UBC members recognized in Life Sciences BC awards Upcoming Event Highlights […]

Wyman Lecture and Killam Conversation 2013: Rethinking Relationships between Teaching, Learning and Art

At the Wyman Lecture and Killam Conversation for 2013 titled Rethinking Relationships between Teaching, Learning and Art, Professor Rita L. Irwin and Associate Professor Donal O’Donoghue of Art Education will […]

Robson Reading Series: Andrew Kaufman, Barry Webster and Camille Martin

The Robson Reading Series presents three writers at its upcoming event featuring novelists Andrew Kaufman and Barry Webster, and poet Camille Martin. These authors will read from their latest works […]

UBC’s Three-Minute Thesis Competition, Semi-Final and Final Rounds

UBC’s third annual Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition has kicked off with more than 80 graduate students competing in faculty and department organized heats over four weeks of competition. Next […]

Refurbished Learning Centre space opens

The expanded Learning Commons is now open on the third floor of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre with pavilions for learning support programs including the Writing Centre, AMS Tutoring […]

Know Your Birth Control Rights video premieres at Pharmaceutical Sciences Celebrate Research event

On March 4, 2013, the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences debuted Know Your Birth Control Rights, a video project led by Dr. Judith Soon, assistant professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Dr. Jean Shoveller, […]

UBC researcher receives national innovation award

UBC Mechanical Engineering professor Yusuf Altintas and industry partner Pratt & Whitney Canada have won a Synergy Award for Innovation from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada […]

UBC engineers honoured by the Engineering Institute of Canada

UBC Materials Engineering professor and associate dean of research and graduate studies Akram Alfantazi and Civil Engineering professor Jonathan Fannin will be inducted as Fellows of the Engineering Institute of […]

Davis Cup tennis tickets on sale

Tickets to the Davis Cup by BNP Paribas quarter-finals between Canada and Italy are on sale now. This is the first time Team Canada will play in the quarter-finals of […]

UBC members recognized in Life Sciences BC awards

Members of the UBC community are recognized in the 2013 LifeSciences British Columbia Awards. LifeSciences B.C. is a not-for-profit industry association that supports and represents the greater life sciences community […]

UBC 31st in global reputation rankings

UBC ranks 31st among the world’s top universities in the 2013 Times Higher Education Reputation Rankings, one of only three Canadian institutions to make the top 100 list. This is […]

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