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UBC Reports – August 1, 2013

UBC Reports – August 1, 2013

UBC This Week 01-Aug-2013

  Recent UBC Media Releases Jul 31 One size doesn’t fit all: Ethnic birth weight chart better for infant care Jul 30 Global study ranks world’s most efficient airports  Jul […]

Why accessible playgrounds matter

Nursing professor Jennifer Baumbusch was recently interviewed by Accessible Media Inc. about accessible playgrounds for children with disabilities. To watch the video, click here.

elementslab featured in Spacing Vancouver

elementslab, a research group within the UBC School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, is providing insight into the urban design and planning process. Magazine blog Spacing Vancouver covers the work […]

UBC graduate student earns $70,000 grant to study water quality

Nilufar Islam, a PhD candidate who earned her master’s degree in civil engineering at UBC’s Okanagan campus in 2010, recently won the Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarship grant from […]

Faculty of Land and Food Systems alumnus receives Fulbright awards

Faculty of Land and Food Systems alumnus Jeffrey Liebert (‘12, B.Sc. Global Resource Systems) has received a Fulbright Canada award to conduct research in the U.S. Fulbright Canada is a […]

Irving K. Barber School students dominate at research event for third time in four years

Robyn Giffen, an anthropology student at UBC’s Okanagan campus, has earned a top prize for her oral presentation at the recent international Universitas 21 Undergraduate Research Conference in Amsterdam. Giffen […]

UBC engineering student one of Canada’s Top 20 Under 20

UBC engineering student Armin Rezaiean-Asel has been recognized by Youth in Motion as one of Canada’s Top 20 Under 20, an award that honours young Canadians who have demonstrated innovation, […]

New associate dean of Policy and Program Review announced

UBC’s Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies welcomes Prof. Larry Walker to the position of Associate Dean, Graduate Policy and Program Review. He will be responsible for chairing the Graduate Academic […]

Pioneers in deep brain stimulation and heart failure win $50,000 prizes from UBC

Two $50,000 Margolese National Brain and Heart Disorders Prizes are being awarded to scientist-clinicians in Ontario: Andres Lozano, Professor and Chair of the Division of Neurosurgery at the University of […]

UBC members to receive 2013 Order of British Columbia

Gregory Fahlman, a former professor of astronomy at UBC, has devoted nearly a decade to leading National Research Council Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics, Canada’s national laboratory for astronomy, with responsibility for six observatories, including two in B.C. Fahlman has

Former T-Bird named to Toronto Raptors coaching staff

Former T-Bird named to Toronto Raptors coaching staff

Former men’s basketball player Jama Mahlalela has been named an assistant coach by the Toronto Raptors of the NBA.

Poetry Off the Page Literary Reading

Poetry Off the Page Literary Reading Wed Aug 1 2013, 3 PM – 6 PM University Centre Ballroom, Okanagan campus Renowned Canadian poets — including UBC alumni George Bowering, Frank […]