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UBC Reports – July 25, 2013

UBC Reports – July 25, 2013

UBC This Week 25-Jul-2013

  Recent UBC Media Releases Jul 25 Women in rural areas have less access to abortion than urban counterparts Jul 25 Captured: Mysterious oyster killers Jul 22 Beaty Museum upgrades […]

Hungry Nomad Food Truck brings street food to campus

UBC Food Services introduces their new Hungry Nomad food truck offering hot sandwiches and comfort food classics. On the menu are specials and features made with local sustainable ingredients: Fishwich […]

Best Paper Award at ICWE 2013

Electrical and Computer Engineering Prof. Ali Mesbah and Zahra Behfarshad received the Best Paper Award at the 13th International Conference on Web Engineering (ICWE) for their paper titled “Hidden-Web Induced […]

Mitacs Globalink student studying train communications

The Mitacs Globalink program brings in top undergraduate students from around the world to UBC and Canada. One of the Globalink students, Madhuri Suthar, is working in Electrical and Computer […]

Nurse practitioner featured in Ha-Shilth-Sa

Tania Dick, adjunct professor and graduate of the Master of Nursing Nurse Practitioner program, is featured in a new article in Ha-shilth-Sa, a newspaper published by the Nuu-Chah-Nulth Tribal Council. […]

Engineering prof publishes new handbook on seismic risk analysis

In a new publication, Handbook of seismic risk analysis and management of civil infrastructure systems, engineering professor Solomon Tesfamariam has co-edited a series of articles that look at the assessment […]

UBC engineer appointed Distinguished Scholar in Residence

Chemical and Biological Engineering professor James Feng has been appointed a Distinguished Scholar in Residence by the Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies for 2014-15. Feng holds a Canada Research […]

John Friedmann Award creation honours UBC planning prof

School of Community and Regional Planning (SCARP) honorary professor John Friedmann has been honoured by the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP) with the creation of the John Friedmann […]

Applied Science and CMC Microsystems open new Adaptive Microsystems Lab

UBC’s Faculty of Applied Science and CMC Microsystems have opened an innovative new microsystems research lab called the Adaptive Microsystems Laboratory, or “AdaMist”. The facility is now part of the […]

SALA Master of Urban Design degree to start in 2014

The B.C. Ministry of Advanced Education has approved the School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture’s (SALA) proposed Master of Urban Design program. This master’s program will be unique in British […]

CREST.BD Network receives CIHR grant

The CREST.BD network has secured a Canadian Institutes for Health Research Knowledge to Action (KTA) grant for $200,000. Titled “Like a ship that’s always righting itself: Self-management of bipolar disorder, […]

HELP researchers among team to receive Brain Canada Grant

Human Early Learning Partnership’s (HELP) Michael Kobor, W. Thomas Boyce and the late Clyde Hertzman are among a team of researchers who have received $1.5 million in inaugural funding from […]

UBC rowers earn fifth-place finishes at the U23 World Championships

UBC rowers earn fifth-place finishes at the U23 World Championships

UBC Thunderbirds competing at the 2013 World Rowing Under 23 Championships earned fifth-place finishes for Canada.

“Neither/Nor, Both/And” New Works by Clare Yow

“Neither/Nor, Both/And” New Works by Clare Yow July 3 – July 30, All day Irving K. Barber Learning Centre Local artist Clare Yow’s exhibition of photographs and small sculptural works […]