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UBC Reports – December 4

UBC Reports – December 4

UBC This Week 4-Dec-2014

  Recent UBC Media Releases Dec 4 New federal funding to enhance Canadian post-secondary research Dec 3 Universal prescription drug coverage more cost-effective, improves seniors’ health outcomes: study Dec 3 […]

SALA announces $50,000 Margolese National Design for Living Prize

The School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture has announced Vikram Bhatt as the winner of the 2014 Margolese National Design for Living Prize. Bhatt, a professor at McGill University’s School of […]

UBC pharmacy clinic wins national award for innovation

The Pharmacists Clinic at UBC was honoured with the Pharmacy Innovation award at this year’s Commitment to Care and Service Awards, the national awards program hosted by Pharmacy Practice+ and […]

Celebrating 10 years of training more doctors in B.C.

2014 marks the ten year anniversary of the launch of UBC’s distributed MD Undergraduate Program. To mark this occasion, the Faculty of Medicine has launched a website — bcmd10.med.ubc.ca — […]

UBC alum wins Governor-General’s Award in nonfiction

UBC alumnus Michael John Harris (B.A English, Honours ‘02) has won a Governor-General’s Award in nonfiction for his book The End of Absence: Reclaiming what we have lost in a […]

Economics student wins Rhodes Scholarship

Logan Graham, an honours student at UBC’s Vancouver School of Economics, has won a Rhodes Scholarship. Graham is in his final year of his B.A. in Economics and will continue […]

Vancouver School of Economics prof wins Killam teaching prize

Vancouver School of Economics’ associate professor Vadim Marmer is the winner of a 2013-2014 UBC Killam Teaching Prize. The prestigious and competitive prize recognizes all aspects of outstanding teaching at both […]

Computer science prof elected Fellow of the AAAI

Computer science professor Holger Hoos has been elected as a Fellow of the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI). Hoos was elected for his contributions to the field […]

Can Facebook make you a better driver?

An international team of engineers that includes electrical and computer engineering professor Victor Leung and his research team have created a SAfeDJ app that combines the diagnostic system in a […]

Associate Vice-President, Equity and Inclusion appointed

Arresting Hope – book signing and reading