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UBC Reports – October 3, 2013

UBC Reports – October 3, 2013

UBC This Week 03-Oct-2013

  Recent UBC Media Releases Oct 3 Young researchers receive $4.8 million boost Oct 2 Researchers hope film sparks school dialogue on marijuana use Oct 2 Making eye contact doesn’t […]

New videos on campus cycling launched

While UBC now has slow cycling zones within the pedestrian core, the quick cycling routes are a great alternative to the core during busy times such as class changes. Check […]

Applied Science’s United Way kick-off: Turkey 2K Trot

Everyone is invited to join Applied Science’s Turkey 2K Trot—kickoff to UBC’s annual United Way campaign—on Tuesday, October 8. Run or walk from the E-Cairn to the Rose Garden and […]

Public lecture examines health worker migration

Dr. Geertje Boschma and Dr. Margery Hawkins of the School of Nursing will present “History, geography and ethics of health worker migration in Canada” on October 9. They will explore […]

Short film looks at youth marijuana use

Researchers with the School of Nursing have produced “Cycles,” a short film that explores the use of marijuana in the lives of two young people. The film will be available to […]

Pharm Sci building brings home gold and silver

The Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences Building has won two BC Chapter of the Architectural Woodwork Manufacturers Association of Canada (AWMAC) awards: • Gold – Overall Excellence in Quality & Service (Ed […]

Alum win Manning award for hi-tech goggles

Alumni Hamid Abdollahi (M.Eng’08, P.Eng) and Dan Eisenhardt (MBA ’06) have been named 2013 Ernest C. Manning Innovation Award winners for their “Heads-Up Display.” They will receive a $10,000 prize […]

Sociology student’s research recognized by UNHCR

Sociology’s Amanda Cheong is one of the winners of the inaugural UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Award for Statelessness Research. Her thesis “Changing Conceptions of Citizenship Among Stateless Chinese-Bruneian […]

Vanier scholarship for doctoral trainee

Interdisciplinary doctoral trainee Bindy Kang is a 2013 recipient of the prestigious Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship. With support from supervisor Nursing Prof. Colleen Varcoe, Kang aims to understand how a […]

First Nations director receives Yale alum award

Linc Kesler, director of the First Nations House of Learning, has won Yale’s 2013 Wa-Na-Xi-Lay Hunkah (Henry Roe Cloud) Native Alumni Achievement Award. Henry Roe Cloud was the first Native […]

Geertje Boschma wins Mary Adelaide Nutting Award

The American Association for the History of Nursing recently presented Nursing Associate Professor Geertje Boschma with the Mary Adelaide Nutting Award, which recognizes outstanding research and writing produced by an […]

UBC ranks 31st in Times Higher Education world rankings

The Times Higher Education World University Rankings (WUR) have been announced with UBC ranked overall at 31. The WUR also ranks by subject areas, and UBC is the top ranked […]

The Telling of the Case

The Telling of the Case Thu Oct 3 2013, 5 PM – 6:30 PM Green College, 6201 Cecil Green Park Road This presentation uses hydrophobia case histories and debates over […]

The Telling of the Case