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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 […]

Innovation Impacts: Measurement and Assessment

The Ontario Ministry of Research and Innovation asked the Council of Canadian Academies to conduct a report entitled Innovation Impacts: Measurement and Assessment. This report assesses best practices in measuring […]

UBC professor wins ASM Lifetime Achievement Award

Professor Emeritus Julian Davies, UBC Dept. of Microbiology and Immunology, has won the 2013 American Society for Microbiology (ASM) Lifetime Achievement Award for his pioneering work on antimicrobials and his […]

Computer Science professor elected CRA board member

UBC Computer Science department head and professor Anne Condon is one of three newly elected members of the Computer Research Association (CRA) Board of Directors. The CRA Board of Directors […]

UBC engineers inducted Fellows

UBC engineering professors Yusuf Altintas, Sheldon Cherry, Michael Isaacson, Shahab Sokhansanj and Kevin Smith were inducted Fellows of Engineers Canada (FEC) for their achievements and service to the engineering profession […]

Two UBC recipients of the 2013 Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards for Lifetime Achievement

UBC music professor emeritus and violinist Andrew Dawes has received the Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards for Lifetime Achievement for his music contributions. In 1965, Dawes helped found the Orford Quartet […]

Alumni Weekend 2013

This year’s UBC Alumni Weekend will include tours of the TRIUMF National Laboratory for Particle and Nuclear Physics, the Botanical Garden Canopy Walkway and a live performance by Canada’s top […]