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UBC Reports – May 15, 2014

UBC Reports – May 15, 2014

WHO report sheds light on Canadian youth health

WHO report sheds light on Canadian youth health

UBC Nursing Prof. Elizabeth Saewyc is one of five co-authors of a new World Health Organization report on global adolescent health.

Canada’s Writing Conference at UBC May 15-18

Canada’s Writing Conference will be held at UBC campus May 15-18 for a weekend of readings, panels and seminars about the art and craft of literature. Keynote readings will be […]

Lecture: The Search of Peking Man

In celebration of explorASIAN 2014, the Asian Library is partnering with the Vancouver Asian Heritage Month Society to host a lecture titled “The Search of Peking Man.” Presented by Harry […]

Chung Collection doc premieres on Knowledge Network

A documentary film produced by UBC Library premieres on the Knowledge Network on May 16. The film Passage of Dreams: The Chung Collection looks at the stories behind one of […]

Dining elegance on display at UBC Library

The Library’s Rare Books and Special Collections teamed up with local historian Larry Wong to create an exhibit called “Bon Voyage / Bon Appétit: Menus from the Canadian Pacific Railway […]

Open Scholar winners announced

Congratulations to the latest winners of the GSS cIRcle Open Scholar Award – Helen Halbert and Polly Ng. Halbert was part of a trio that produced the paper Toward a […]

J-School student and alumna receive Canadian Association of Journalism awards

UBC School of Journalism student Lisa Hale and alumna Krystle Alarcon were finalists at the Canadian Association of Journalism (CAJ) annual awards for outstanding investigative journalism in Canada for 2013. […]

UBC researchers receive funding from PICS

The Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions (PICS) has funded three new UBC research projects that aim to address climate change and create societal change. UBC’s projects are part of a […]

Chemical and Biological Engineering professor invested as Officer of the Order of Canada

Chemical and Biological Engineering professor John Grace was invested as an Officer of the Order of Canada in a ceremony at Rideau Hall on May 7, 2014. He was among […]

Psychology prof elected Fellow to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Janet Werker, a professor in the Department of Psychology, has been elected as a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, which recognizes leaders in science, social science, […]

2014 Winners of the President’s Service Awards for Excellence

In recognition of their outstanding contributions to the UBC community and their personal achievements, five staff members have been awarded the 2014 President’s Service Award for Excellence (PSAE). This year’s […]

White Systems in Deficit

White Systems in Deficit Thu May 15 2014, 12 PM – 2 PM First Nations Longhouse A presentation on a large scale empirical and interpretive study of Australian Indigenous school […]

White Systems in Deficit

UBC This Week 15-May-2014

  Recent UBC Media Releases May 15 Howard Martin bequest leaves $27 million to Vancouver organizations May 15 Most NHL players peak by age 29: study May 14 UBC Chung […]