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UBC Reports – April 17, 2014

UBC Reports – April 17, 2014

Summer Lab Tours

The Mechanical Engineering Department invites high school students, incoming students, or anyone interested in mechanical engineering to their annual guided lab tours that feature demos, cutting-edge technology and cool gadgetry.  […]

2014 Student Development Awards announced

The office of the Vice President Students has announced the winners of this year’s Student Development Awards which recognizes individuals, programs, and faculties that continually strive to significantly enhance the […]

School of Journalism project recognized by Webby Awards

The School of Journalism International Reporting Program’s (IRP) multimedia documentary CUT has been named a Webby honoree in the green category which recognizes the best of environmental journalism. CUT is the […]

Computer Science professors awarded NSERC Idea to Innovation grants

Computer Science professors Dinesh K. Pai and Alla Sheffer have been awarded Idea to Innovation grants by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada.  The grants provide funding […]

New research on cancer patients’ decision making on complementary and alternative medicine

A new study, co-authored by associate professor of nursing Lynda Balneaves, and published in the journal Open Medicine, looks at how cancer patients make decisions about the use of complementary […]

Nursing PhD candidate’s study a top ten

Nursing PhD candidate Laura Housden is the lead author of “Update in Diabetes,” a study that will be presented at an annual meeting of the Society of General Internal Medicine […]

Research team delivers clean water and valuable chemicals from waste carbon dioxide

A UBC research team has developed a technology that addresses the environmental challenges of excess carbon dioxide and wastewater in the oil and gas sector by converting them into valuable […]

UBC alumnus named Victoria Symphony Orchestra composer in residence

UBC alumnus Jared Miller (BMus ‘10) has been appointed composer in residence at the Victoria Symphony. At UBC, Miller studied composition with Stephen Chatman and Dorothy Chang, and piano with […]

Redesigned website launches April 25, 2014

UBC’s Communications and Marketing department launches a significantly redesigned website on April 25, 2014. Consultation and research showed that the current site could do a better job reflecting the […]

Director of First Nations House of Learning reappointed

Linc Kesler has been reappointed for a second term in the joint roles of Director of the First Nations House of Learning and Senior Advisor to the President on Aboriginal […]

UBC This Week 17-April-2014

  Recent UBC Media Releases Apr 14 Community and business leader Lindsay Gordon to be next UBC Chancellor Apr 14  Canada Foundation for Innovation awards UBC $2.2M to boost research […]

Of course we need varsity sport

Of course we need varsity sport

Of course we need varsity sport In an op-ed for University Affairs, UBC’s Richard Price says athletics connect universities with their communities and foster healthier, better educated citizens. Read more…

Science with the SKA

Science with the SKA Thu Apr 17 2014, 4 PM – 5 PM Hennings Building The world’s largest radio telescope is currently being designed, for deployment from 2017. Learn about […]

Science with the SKA