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Class of 2013: Applied Science’s Rising Stars

The Faculty of Applied Science congratulates the Class of 2013 graduates. Over the next few weeks, a few of their rising stars will be featured on this wall of fame.

UBC at Canada’s premier medical education conference

Many UBC Faculty of Medicine members occupied leadership positions at this year’s Canadian Conference on Medical Education (CCME) held in April in Quebec City. In the scholarship sphere, 160 were […]

Engineers recognized as top Canadian undergraduate women

UBC engineering students Hilary Wong, Heidi Manicke and Andrea Palmer will receive scholarships awarded by the Canadian Engineering Memorial Foundation (CEMF). They were selected as 2013 recipients based upon their […]

Finalist for the Roderick Haig-Brown Regional Prize

Standing Up with Ga’axsta’las: Jane Constance Cook and the Politics of Memory, Church, and Custom by Leslie A. Robertson, Assistant Professor, UBC Department of Anthropology, and the Kwagu’l Gixsam Clan, […]

Faculty of Medicine projects receive federal bioinformatics funding

Five projects by members of the UBC Faculty of Medicine have received funding from a national competition for bioinformatics-related research. Genome Canada, in partnership with the Canadian Institutes of Health […]

Faculty of Medicine scientists enlisted in transplant research project

Megan Levings, Associate Professor in the Department of Surgery, is co-leading a clinical trial that aims to improve long-term survival and quality of life for transplant patients. Working with Denis-Claude […]

Nursing faculty members honoured with awards of excellence

Nursing faculty members Cathryn Jackson and Maura MacPhee were recognized by the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC) for their contributions to the profession and for demonstrating excellence […]

AERA recognizes Faculty of Education professor

Faculty of Education professor Jo-Ann Archibald was among the winners of the American Educational Research Association’s 2013 awards of excellence in education research. Archibald was named recipient of the Scholar […]

UBC earns national award for collaborative design of science class

UBC’s recently launched First Year Seminar in Science, a small class experience focused on critical thinking and communication skills, has been awarded the 2013 Alan Blizzard Award by Canada’s Society […]

Two doses of HPV vaccine can be as protective as three

UBC researchers have found that girls who received two doses of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine had immune responses to HPV-16 and HPV-18 infection that were not worse than the […]

Study to show how different processes affect B.C. election result

A research project based at UBC and Université Laval is allowing people to find out how individuals voting under different systems can make a difference to the result of B.C.’s […]

UBC Reports – May 2013

UBC Reports | May 2013

Vol. 59 | No. 5

In the news

Highlights of UBC media coverage in April 2013

Seize the moment

Seize the moment

From international study to campus leadership, Tim Krupa makes the most of university

Gothic literature meets science

Gothic literature meets science

Natasha Rebry, first interdisciplinary PhD at the Okanagan campus, finds Victorian era’s hidden connections

Access to success

Access to success

Jordan Coble is among the first Aboriginal students to graduate from innovative program