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UBC Reports – October 17, 2013

UBC Reports – October 17, 2013

UBC This Week 17-Oct-2013

  Recent UBC Media Releases Oct 18 UBC experts for EU trade deal analysis Oct 17 Medieval manuscript’s impact spans centuries Oct 16 Get ready for the Big One Oct […]

Create a team for the fourth annual Spelling Bee

UBC Library and the United Way invite UBC staff to the fourth annual Spelling Bee, a cross-campus team competition to raise awareness for the United Way. Teams of four to […]

Open Access Week at UBC

The third-annual Open UBC will kick off Oct. 22, celebrating open access to information. The events encourage the academic community to come together to share and learn about open scholarship […]

Applications open for UBC Library Innovative Dissemination of Research Award

Nominations are open for the UBC Library Innovative Dissemination of Research Award, which honours faculty, staff and students who are expanding the boundaries of research through the creative use of […]

School of Nursing welcomes global conference on integrative oncology

UBC School of Nursing is welcoming the 10th Annual Conference of the Society for Integrative Oncology (SIO) to Vancouver on Oct. 20-22. The mission of the SIO is to advance […]

UBC hosts Gairdner Foundation 2013 National Program Lecture Series

Canada Gairdner Award winners Sir Gregory Winter and Dr. Kim Nasmyth will share their knowledge and expertise in biomedical research at UBC as part of the Gairdner Foundation’s National Program […]

UBC alumni reach Journey Prize finals

Dept. of English alumni Doretta Lau and Naben Ruthnum are finalists in the Writers’ Trust of Canada / McClelland & Stewart Journey Prize. The prize is awarded annually to a […]

Integrated Engineering student runs marathon to end poverty

Third-year Integrated Engineering student Patrick Crawford will be running in the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront marathon representing Engineering Without Borders (EWB) Run to End Poverty. EWB is an organization that drives […]

Civil Engineering team wins design competition

A UBC Civil Engineering team won first place at the North American Water Environment Federation Student Design Competition in the Environmental Division. This is the first time a Canadian team […]

SALA remembers Sanford Hirshen

Former director of the School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture (SALA) Sanford Hirshen passed away on Oct. 2 in Oakland, CA. Hirshen served as director from 1990 until his retirement […]

UBC prof featured in CBC’s The Nature of Things

A documentary titled “Brain Magic: The Power of Placebos” will be broadcast on Oct. 24 at 8 p.m. on CBC’s The Nature of Things. The broadcast will feature UBC’s Dr. […]

SALA members curate Daniel Evan White retrospective

The retrospective exhibition on the work of Vancouver architect Daniel Evan White at the Museum of Vancouver (MOV) is curated by School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture faculty members Greg […]

Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences launches analytical services suite

The Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences launched the Pharmaceutical Analytical Suite (PSAS), a dedicated facility for research and data acquisition, on Oct. 16. PSAS is located on the fifth and sixth […]

Applied Science raises $2,072 for United Way

Faculty of Applied Science’s Dean Marc Parlange thanks everyone in the UBC community who participated in the Turkey 2K Trot fundraiser for UBC’s United Way Campaign on Oct. 8. A […]

History prof wins SSHRC grant for African film project

History professor Julie MacArthur has won a $20,000 Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) Connections Grant to fund an African film series project in Vancouver. Macarthur will […]

IPinCH project receives SSHRC Partnership Award

The Intellectual Property Issues in Cultural Heritage (IPinCH) project has been awarded the first Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) Partnership Award with $50,000 in funding. IPinCH […]

UBC professor inducted into American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Zoology professor Michael C. Whitlock was among 164 people inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences at a ceremony on Oct. 12. Founded in 1780, the Academy is […]