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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 […]

Vroum vroum – Test of metal for student engineered hovercrafts

Mechanical engineering student teams put their hovercraft projects to the test in fast-paced competition

UBC This Week 11-Apr-2013

  Recent UBC Media Releases Apr. 10 Doctors not informed of harmful effects of medicines during sales visits Apr. 8 Canada loses out on drug pricing: UBC study Apr. 8 […]

Creating Connections Conference

Creating Connections is a conference on gender diversity in science, engineering, and technology, featuring personal and professional development, networking and discussions. The conference, to be held on May 10 and […]

UBC team places second in Shell Eco Marathon

UBC Engineering team Supermileage earned second place in the Urban Concept Car category at the 2013 Shell Eco Marathon with their car, Odysseus. The annual competition took place in Houston, […]

Occupational Therapy student video goes viral

Master of Occupational Therapy second-year students Rosie Higgins, Sylvie Rousseau and Chad Foster created a short video on occupational therapy with the goal of winning the Canadian Association of Occupational […]

Land and Food Systems students awarded AICF Douglas McRorie Memorial Scholarships

Two UBC Faculty of Land and Food Systems students have been awarded the 2013 AICF Douglas McRorie Memorial Scholarship from the Agricultural Institute of Canada (AICF). Valeria Castellanos Hurtado received […]

Pharmacy building wins B.C. award

The UBC Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences building has won an Association of Consulting Engineering Companies B.C. (ACEC-BC) 2013 Award for Engineering Excellence in the Buildings category. ACEC-BC is British Columbia’s […]

Recipients announced for 2013 B.C. digitization program

More of British Columbia’s unique and storied past will soon be accessible online thanks to the latest funding round from the B.C. History Digitization Program (BCHDP). The program, launched by […]

UBC Library Chung Collection documentary nominated for Golden Sheaf Award

Documentary film Passage of Dreams: The Chung Collection has been nominated for a Golden Sheaf Award in the multicultural category. The documentary features the stories of UBC alumnus Wallace B. […]