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UBC This Week 25-Apr-2013

  Recent UBC Media Releases Apr. 19 Vancouver campus deploys new $5.1M ‘smart grid’ energy storage system Upcoming Event Highlights Apr. 25 Fifty years in Serengeti: The story behind the […]

UBC Master of Fine Arts Graduate Exhibition 2013

The Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery presents As Seen Here, an exhibition of work by the 2013 graduates of UBC’s two-year Master of Fine Arts program. The artists represented […]

UBC CILS hosts Reflecting on Experiential Learning: What Lies Beyond the Language Classroom?

UBC Centre for Intercultural Language Studies (CILS) is hosting its annual research symposium “Reflecting on Experiential Learning: What Lies Beyond the Language Classroom?” Teachers, researchers, and graduate students from Canada […]

Pop Rocks on campus

An equal collaboration between AFJD Studio (Amber Frid-Jimenez and Joe Dahmen) and Matthew Soules Architecture, Pop Rocks is a temporary installation that covers a block of the UBC Vancouver campus […]

Engineering graduate wins CJChE Best Graduate Student Paper

UBC Engineering graduate Mohammed Alaqquad (CHBE ‘11) has been awarded the Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering Best Paper Award for the manuscript “The Permeability of Wood-Chip Beds: The Effect of […]

UBC forestry student wins Green Dream internship

UBC forestry student Dana Aljanab earned a summer internship with Weyerhaeuser in Grande Prairie, Alberta by posting a video application online. The Forest Products Association of Canada held a contest […]

Civil Engineering grad student wins Cambridge fellowship

UBC Civil Engineering PhD candidate Anirban Guha received the 2013 David Crighton Fellowship from the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics at the University of Cambridge. The award will […]

UBC Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences to unveil new Pharmaceutical Sciences Sequencing Centre

UBC Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences will officially unveil its new Pharmaceutical Sciences Sequencing Centre (PSSC) on April 26, 2013. The PSSC is a dedicated facility for sequencing human genomes and […]

New partnership supports smart grid research

A new partnership between UBC, Alpha Technologies Ltd., and Corvus Energy has brought a new prototype smart grid to the campus. Research and data generated by the project will help […]

UBC School of Nursing signs MOU with Chinese University of Hong Kong

UBC’s School of Nursing has signed a memorandum of understanding with Chinese University of Hong Kong’s Nethersole School of Nursing to establish The CUHK-UBC International Centre on Nursing Leadership (CUHK-UBC […]

UBC professors nominated for YMCA 2013 Women of Distinction Award

Two UBC professors are among the 2013 nominees for the YMCA 2013 Women of Distinction Award in the Education, Training and Development category. The awards honour women whose outstanding achievements […]

UBC This Week 18-Apr-2013

  Recent UBC Media Releases Apr. 18 $25M grant brings African students to UBC Apr. 16 Vroum vroum – Test of metal for student engineered hovercrafts Apr. 16 Anxious about […]

Café Scientifique – Allergies: What can be done?

UBC professors Drs. Stuart Turvey, Edmond Chan and Amin Kanani will address the latest advance in allergy research and care in Café Scientifique – Allergies: What can be done? In […]

Engineering research featured on cover of Physica Status Solidi (a)

Assistant Professors Alireza Nojeh and Ken Takahata from the MicroElectroMechanical Systems (MEMS) lab in electrical engineering had their journal paper recently published as the front cover publication in the Physica […]

Secondary teacher recognized by UBC Engineering’s McEwen Award

UBC Engineering recognized Susan Hunter-Jivung, physics teacher at Lord Tweedsmuir Secondary School in Surrey, with the 2013 McEwen Family Teacher Recognition Award. Created to highlight the contributions high-school teachers make […]

Engineering Alumni Awards 2013

The UBC Engineering Alumni Awards took place on April 10, 2013 at the Four Seasons Hotel to recognize some of this year’s engineering excellence. The 2013 Engineering Alumni Award winners […]

UBC Library and Pacific BookWorld News Society book prize awarded to B.C. author

B.C. author Derek Hayes is the recipient of the inaugural Basil Stuart-Stubbs Prize for Outstanding Scholarly Book on British Columbia, a new award from UBC Library and the Pacific BookWorld […]