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Research Day 2013 – Education Research Matters

The other side of the climate story

The other side of the climate story

The other side of the climate story By James Tansey for the Vancouver Sun Government should be investing in projects that focus on reducing emissions from deforestation and degradation… Read […]

John Abramyan

Long in the tooth: Genome proves turtles evolve…very slowly

Even though turtles lost their teeth 150 to 200 million years ago, UBC dentistry researcher John Abramyan has identified still-present ‘tooth-specific’ enamel genes in the western painted turtle.

UBC This Week 30-May-2013

  Recent UBC Media Releases May 30 Sharks worth more in the ocean than on the menu May 30 UBC study explores why students with learning disabilities excel in opera […]

2013 UBC faculty and staff start an evolution appeal

The dedication of UBC faculty and staff supports the talent and inspiration of UBC students and researchers who engage in thinking that can, and does, change the world. All faculty […]

Sailbots embark on journey to defend first place win

An interdisciplinary group of UBC engineers will combine their expertise to build a two-metre, unmanned robotic sailboat to compete in the 2013 International Robotic Sailing Regatta in Gloucester, MA this […]

2013 SALA Graduating Awards announced

The award recipients for the School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture’s (SALA) 2013 graduates have been announced. View a list of the recipients here.

Anirban Guha

How nature works

Civil engineering PhD Anirban Guha has been awarded a Cambridge fellowship to study polar cyclones and weather.

School of Nursing gala honours award recipients, alumni, and supporters

The School of Nursing hosted its second annual gala celebration and awards ceremony May 2 at the UBC Museum of Anthropology. Nearly 160 guests joined the School’s Director Dr. Suzanne […]

Mitacs-Accelerate intern partners with EcoPlan International to assist Aboriginal communities

Through the UBC Mitacs-Accelerate Program, EcoPlan International partnered with UBC School of Community and Regional Planning Masters student Juliet Van Vliet to develop a custom Geographic Information Systems (GIS) map […]

ECE professor receives NSERC grant for i-Guide-U

Nearly 60,000 patients per year experience complications associated with inaccurate placement of the needle applied for anesthetic purposes. Ultrasound-guided techniques have been proposed for more accurate placement of the needle. […]

CHBE faculty member receives a 2013 Standards Developer Award

Chemical and Biological Engineering Adjunct Professor Shahab Sokhansanj is one of the recipients of the 2013 Standards Developer Award from the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE). Sokhansanj […]

SALA faculty member to help reshape Metro Vancouver public spaces

Matthew Soules Architecture (MSA) has been awarded two projects to help reshape Metro Vancouver public spaces. With Nick Milkovich Architects as the prime consultant, the interdisciplinary team of MSA, Hapa […]

UBC and Cisco collaborate on Smart+Connected Buildings and Smart Energy

UBC and Cisco announced May 27 that an arrangement will see the two parties collaborate on a number of initiatives focused on smart energy technologies and converged network solutions. A […]

Applied Science educators receive Killam Teaching Prize

Applied Science professors Perry Adebar, Geertje Boschma and Matthew Yedlin received UBC Killam Teaching Prizes during the May 28, 2013 convocation ceremonies in honour of their contributions to teaching at […]