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UBC’s “summer school” for politicians

UBC’s “summer school” for politicians

UBC’s Centre for the Study of Democratic Institutions has launched the Summer Institute for Future Legislators.

UBC This Week 04-Jul-2013

  Recent UBC Media Releases Jul 4 Winning robot sets sail Upcoming Event Highlights Jul 3-31 MentorLink: A multilogue with leading professionals Jul 5 High School Public Outreach Event: Ethics […]

Brain Matters! coming to Vancouver

Scholars and members of the public are invited to the Brain Matters! conference in Vancouver on March 12-14, 2014 to explore the implications of brain science and social responsibility. Academic […]

Alumni sweep directing category at 31st Annual Jessie Richardson Theatre Awards

Theatre at UBC alumni swept the directing category of the 31st annual Jessie Richardson Theatre Awards held on June 24th. The awards celebrate the outstanding achievements of the Vancouver professional […]

UBC graduate runs half-marathon to raise funds for cancer care

While still a patient receiving chemotherapy for lymphoma, recent UBC graduate Andrew Campbell (B. Kinesiology ‘13) ran the Scotiabank Vancouver Half-marathon on June 23 to raise funds for Richmond Hospital’s […]

UBC student receives B.C. Medtech Award in Biomedical Engineering

Masters of Biomedical Engineering student Florin Gheorghe received the 2012-13 B.C. Medtech Award in Biomedical Engineering. This award recognizes entrepreneurial and scholarly achievement, and strong leadership by graduate students in […]

Okanagan’s engineering programs receive recognition by review board

The School of Engineering at UBC’s Okanagan campus was recently reviewed by the Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board and received strong scores. Spiro Yannacopoulos, the school’s director and Associate Dean of […]

Computer prof and student receive UMAP best paper award

Computer Science Associate Professor Cristina Conati and PhD student Samad Kardan received the 2013 User Modeling, Adaptation, and Personalization (UMAP) Best Paper Award for their work on “Comparing and Combining […]

Researchers receive first and second place paper awards at IPCAI

At the International Conference on Information Processing in Computer-Assisted Interventions (IPCAI), researchers from the Electrical and Computer Engineering Robotics and Control Lab received two best paper awards. Members of the […]

Connecting Self-Regulation to Learning in B.C. Schools

On June 21, Ministry of Education representatives participated in Connecting Self-Regulation to Learning in B.C. Schools, a day of dialogue at UBC with 230 educational professionals from around the province. […]

2013 Applied Science winners of the Dean's Award for Excellence in Service

Rebecca Armstrong, Thomas Chelliah and ErinRose Handy are the recipients of the Dean’s Award for Excellence in Service in recognition of their positive impact on the Faculty of Applied Science. […]

Power engineer recognized by the IEEE

The IEEE, the world’s leading professional association for the advancement of technology, has singled out UBC Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor Emeritus Hermann Dommel for its 2013 Medal in Power […]

UBC prof wins grant to develop new blood storage technology

Donald E. Brooks, a professor in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, has won the inaugural 2013 Blood Safety Innovation Award from Terumo BCT, a Colorado-based maker of blood […]

Research team co-led by nursing faculty wins innovation grant

Research to improve performance measurement and reporting of community-based primary health care received a boost when federal Minister of Health Leona Aglukkaq awarded funding to 12 innovation teams. The UBC […]

Winning robot sets sail

The UBC SailBot team will be showcasing their winning two-metre robotic masterpiece that took home the top prize at this year’s International Robotic Sailing Regatta for the second straight time.