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KAPWA: Sensing the Self in Others, A Philippine Indigenous Arts Festival

KAPWA: Sensing the Self in Others, A Philippine Indigenous Arts Festival Fri May 30 2014, 4 PM – 5 PM Liu Institute for Global Issues Interactive exhibitions, engaging lectures, amazing […]

KAPWA: Sensing the Self in Others, A Philippine Indigenous Arts Festival

UBC Reports – May 29, 2014

UBC Reports – May 29, 2014

Killam symposium on CBC Radio One May 30, 9 p.m.

CBC Ideas host Paul Kennedy will interview the 2014 Canada Council Killam Prize winners around how they hope their work will change the world. The show will air nationally on […]

Governor General awards 2014 Killam Prizes

David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, presented the 2014 Killam Prizes to five Canadian scholars: Sajeev John, Andreas Mandelis, J. R. Miller, Francis Plummer, D. R. Fraser Taylor.  The ceremony […]

Shelved exhibition on display at UBC Library and partner sites

UBC Library will launch a new art exhibition entitled Shelved in collaboration with the Burnaby Art Gallery (BAG) and Artspeak. Artists Krista Belle Stewart, Randy Lee Cutler, Lucien Durey and Katie Kozak have […]

Man-Up Against Suicide exhibit

A photo exhibition titled Man-Up Against Suicide, led by School of Nursing professor John Oliffe, looks at suicide through the eyes of 25 people who have direct experience with a suicide […]

2014 CTLT Institute: June 3-10

The 2014 Centre for Teaching and Learning Technology (CTLT) Institute shares practices and research around teaching, learning and educational technologies. Held June 3 – 10, 2014, the Institute will hold […]

Library Communications wins Best of Show Award

The UBC Library’s Communications and Marketing team was awarded in the Best of Show Awards Competition at ALA’s PR Xchange. The team was recognized for its suite of promotional materials […]

Arthur Erickson bio wins Basil Stuart-Stubbs Book Prize

David Stouck’s biography of architect Arthur Erickson is the winner of the second annual Basil Stuart-Stubbs Prize for Outstanding Scholarly Book on British Columbia. The $1,000 prize, given by UBC […]

Pharm Sci graduates win Apotex Inc. Future British Columbia Leader Award

Recent graduates of the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences Dawei Ji and Aaron Sihota are the recipients of the 2014 Apotex Inc. Future British Columbia Leader Award, presented by the B.C. […]

Steel Bridge Team places first in 2014 Pacific Northwest Steel Bridge Competition

The UBC Steel Bridge Team achieved the following rankings at the 2013 American Society of Civil Engineers Pacific Northwest Student Conference at Oregon State University: third in construction speed, second […]

Biomedical Engineering students recognized

Biomedical engineering(BME) MASc student Lawrence Buchan has received the 2013-14 Graduate Student Achievement Award in recognition of his entrepreneurial and scholarly achievements.  Buchan is using weight-bearing MRI to investigate the […]

Engineering students receive Canadian Engineering Memorial Foundation scholarships

Engineering students Christina Noel and Andrea Palmer are the recipients of the 2014 Canadian Engineering Memorial Foundation scholarships.  Noel, a fourth-year civil engineering student, was one of five top undergraduate […]

Nursing prof writes report released by Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions

Maura Macphee, associate professor of UBC Nursing, is the author of a report released May 27 by the Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions.  Titled “Valuing Patient Safety, Responsible Work Design,” […]

NGX Interactive wins award for Pharmaceutical Sciences’ Story of Medicines project

Out of more than 5,000 submissions from 24 countries, NGX Interactive won silver in the 2014 Summit Creative Award® (SCA) competition for its Story of Medicines project, a state-of-the-art hands-on […]

SCARP honourary professor joins 15 planning theorists in Vienna

School of Community and Regional Planning (SCARP) honourary professor John Friedmann joined 15 planning theorists in Vienna in May to launch the Evolution of Planning Thought project.  The project is […]

Statisticians receive Statistical Society of Canada awards

Two UBC statisticians have been recognized by the Statistical Society of Canada. Jiahua Chen, a Canada Research Chair in the Department of Statistics, received the Gold Medal of the Statistical Society of Canada. Chen’s […]

Faculty members win B.C. Pharmacy Association Ben Gant Innovative Practice Awards

Larry Leung and Jason Min, Directors of Clinicare Pharmacists Inc. and members of the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences at UBC, are the recipients of the 2014 Ben Gant Innovative Practice […]