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UBC Reports – March 27, 2014

UBC Reports – March 27, 2014

UBC This Week 27-March-2014

  Recent UBC Media Releases Mar 26 The problem with same-sex marriage Mar 26 Sugary drinks weigh heavily on teenage obesity Mar 25 UBC expert for comment on Quebec election […]

Support UBC – win a $150 UBC Bookstore gift certificate

Make a donation to UBC during the 2014 UBC start an evolution Faculty and Staff Appeal (February 18 to March 31) and be entered to win a $150 UBC Bookstore […]

UBC Phenomenal Physics Summer Camps

The UBC Phenomenal Physics Summer Camps (grade two to 10) offers four different week-long camps to a range of ages and interests for young people who enjoy learning science through […]

UBC student wins Facebook’s Hackathon

Electrical and computer engineering students Khalid Karim of UBC and Jacob Andreou of Queen’s University have designed an app called ThinkAkili and won Facebook’s Global Hackathon competition. ThinkAkili is an […]

Microsoft Graduate Women’s Scholarship supports UBC student’s robotics research

Angelica Ruszkowski, a Master of Science student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) working with professor Tim Salcudean, received the Microsoft Graduate Women’s Scholarship to support her […]

UBC student named 3M National Student Fellow

The Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education has honoured UBC medical student David Kim with a 3M National Student Fellowship. The awards recognize undergraduate students in Canada who […]

UBC Pharmacy professors receive 2014 B.C. Community Achievement Award

Larry Leung and Jason Min, professors in the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, have won a 2014 B.C. Community Achievement Award in recognition of their work with First Nations communities in […]

Computer Science members recognized

Computer Science Associate Professor Kevin Leyton-Brown is the recipient of a 2013 Canadian Association of Computer Science Outstanding Young Computer Science Researcher Prize. The award recognizes young computer science faculty […]

Local prostate cancer research receives international recognition

Four researchers from the Vancouver Prostate Centre are recipients of Prostate Cancer Research Awards from the U.S. Department of Defense’s Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs. The awards total more than […]

UBC professor to serve on the GIEES board of directors

The new, non–profit Global Institute for Energy, Environment and Sustainability (GIEES) has been incorporated in the U.S. and will be based out of Massachusetts Institute of Technology. UBC Civil Engineering […]

Fishing More, Catching Less

Fishing More, Catching Less

Fishing More, Catching Less In a New York Times op-ed, UBC Fisheries Prof. Daniel Pauly says overfishing in the North Atlantic Ocean has led to increased competition in the global […]

Microsoft Coding Challenge

Microsoft Coding Challenge Thu Mar 27 2014, 5:30 PM – 7 PM Hugh Dempster Pavilion, Room 110 Come Check out the Coding Challenge. Teams of up to 3 will be […]

Microsoft Coding Challenge