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UBC Reports | July 17, 2014

UBC Reports | July 17, 2014

MOA unveils cultural journeys

The Museum of Anthropology invites art lovers to join MOA Journeys, a travel program that offers new insights and fresh perspectives on art and culture around the globe. The first […]

Statistical models improve ultrasound-guided spinal injections

A recent paper from Electrical & Computer Engineering’s Robotics and Control Lab won this year’s Philips/IPCAI Audience Best Presentation Award. The paper describes the methods behind a multi-centre study on […]

Award-winning device removes surgical smoke

Biomedical engineering students won the 2014 Joel Bert award for their design of an ergonomic electrosurgery smoke evacuator that clears 95 per cent of surgical smoke in operating rooms. The […]

Engineers print 3D item from recycled ocean plastic

Mechanical engineering students recently teamed with The Plastic Bank to develop an extruder that reduces plastic waste to a long plastic filament that can then be used to make 3D […]

Nursing alum wins Michael Smith Foundation award

The Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research has announced that Martha Mackay, clinical assistant professor with the UBC School of Nursing, is a recipient of a 2014 Scholar Award. Mackay […]

SALA faculty member receives Core77 Design Award

Blair Satterfield, assistant professor of architecture at UBC, and Marc Swackhamer won a Professional Runner-Up Award in the interiors and exhibitions category of this year’s Core77 Design Awards. Satterfield and […]

Computer Science members win best paper award

Computer Science professors Giuseppe Carenini and Cristina Conati, post-doctoral fellow Ben Steichen, and graduate students Dereck Toker and Michael Wu won the Springer Best Paper Award at the 2014 International […]

“Fish notebooks” go global

Thousands of “fish notebooks” containing valuable research data are now available for online viewing around the world, thanks to a successful project between UBC Library’s Digitization Centre and the Beaty […]

UBC launches annual report: “Connected by Commitment”

Through storytelling and metrics, UBC’s Connected by Commitment 2013-2014 Annual Report brings to life the many ways in which the UBC community is working together to achieve the nine commitments […]

UBC This Week 17-July-2014

  Recent UBC Media Releases Jul 17 Atlantic salmon also show capacity to adapt to warmer waters Jul 16 New technology protects elephants from poachers Jul 16 Budding industry: How […]

An Evening with Susan Juby

An Evening with Susan Juby Thu Jul 17 2014, 4 :30 PM – 6 PM Irving K. Barber Learning Centre Join Susan Juby, author of the Alice MacLeod series and […]

An Evening with Susan Juby