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UBC Reports – April 3, 2014

UBC Reports – April 3, 2014

UBC This Week 03-April-2014

  Recent UBC Media Releases Apr 3 Researchers design trees that make it easier to produce pulp Apr 2 Scientists eager to participate in public discourse on environment Apr 1 […]

Creative Writing celebrates 50th anniversary

On March 15th, UBC Creative Writing hosted a gala reception to celebrate its 50th anniversary. Former dean of Faculty of Arts and professor of Department of Economics Nancy Gallini won the […]

Poetry night at Koerner Library on April 9

In celebration of National Poetry Month during April, Koerner Library will host a trio of local poets for a night of food and verse: Kevin McNeilly (UBC), Renee Saklikar (SFU) […]

New resources for copyright, open access

UBC’s copyright website has added new resources on copyright and open access: • Open Course and Educational Resource Guidelines • Author Rights/Open Access Toolkit on the How Do I Make My Work […]

Learning Centre helps B.C. history go digital

A collection of projects highlighting the stories and histories of British Columbia will soon be available for online viewing, thanks to the B.C. History Digitization Program (BCHDP). The program, launched […]

UBC students trek to Everest base Camp for Tanzania Heart Babies Project

This summer, a team of 12 UBC students will trek to the base camp of Mount Everest, Nepal to raise funds for the Tanzania Heart Babies Project. Through this campaign […]

Franklin Antonio Intern Scholarship winner advances indoor mapping

During his internship at Qualcomm, Electrical and Computer Engineering student Bader Alahma developed an indoor map solution that can pinpoint the location of assets inside a building. Alahma’s mentor An […]

PhD grad receives Mitacs Elevate Fellowship

PhD graduate of Electrical and Computer Engineering Ainara Garde has received a Mitacs Elevate Fellowship supporting her work with Guy Dumont at LionsGate Technologies. During her postdoctoral fellowship, Garde will […]

Four UBC students make top 25 in SSHRC Research for a Better Life: The Storytellers challenge

Four UBC students are among the top 25 finalists in the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council’s (SSHRC) 2014 Research for a Better Life: The Storytellers challenge. SSHRC asked postsecondary […]

Cooking class study seeks to increase health outcomes for prostate cancer survivors

Carolyn Gotay, professor and Canadian Cancer Society Chair in Cancer Primary Prevention in the School of Population and Public Health, is leading a team that recently received an Innovation Grant […]

Economics professor receives Bank of Canada Fellowship Award

The Bank of Canada’s Fellowship Program is designed to in a number of areas critical to the Bank’s mandate: .

Theatre and Film professor a finalist for 2014 Canada Prizes

UBC Theatre and Film professor Kirsty Johnson is among the finalists of the 2014 Canada Prizes announced by the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences. Johnston’s book Stage Turns: […]

Chemical and Biological Engineering professor awarded 2014 Grove Medal

The 2014 Grove Medal is being awarded to David Wilkinson, professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering and Canada Research Chair in Clean Energy and Fuel Cells. The medal is awarded […]

Indigenous women in film

Indigenous women in film Thu Apr 3 2014, 6 PM Liu Institute for Global Issues A film screening of “My Legacy: Transforming colonial impacts to intimacy, love and trust” and […]

Indigenous women in film