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UBC Reports | February 19

UBC Reports | February 19

UBC This Week – 19 Feb 2015

  Recent UBC Media Releases Feb 19  A place in the Sun: A new generation of solar cells Feb 19  Branding the Oscars: how marketers leverage the social media buzz […]

Community Based Research Working Group launches Telling Stories Series

The UBC Community Based Research Communications Working Group presents the first event of their Telling Stories Series. Sue Rowley (MOA/Anthropology), Shelly Johnson (School of Social Work) and Rashid Sumaila (Fisheries […]

CSDI and David Suzuki Foundation present Against the Odds: How Democracies Can Solve Climate Change

The UBC Centre for the Study of Democratic Institutions (CSDI) has partnered with the David Suzuki Foundation on an event titled “Against the Odds: How Democracies Can Solve Climate Change.” […]

Entrepreneurial students advance into Next 36

Engineering physics students Michael Ip and Sagar Malhi are two of 38 finalists in Next 36, a Canadian venture-building competition that nurtures young entrepreneurs through top business and academic mentoring and seed capital. […]

PhD candidate a finalist in SSHRC Storytellers competition

PhD candidate Michael Muthukrishna is one of five finalists in the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada’s (SSHRC) Research for a Better Life: The Storytellers challenge. Muthukrishna was […]

UBC Science announces achievement awards

UBC Science announced the winners of its 2015 Science Achievement Awards which recognizes staff, students and faculty whose service contributions have had a significant positive impact within the faculty. Honours […]

Engineering prof awarded the R.F. Legget Medal

Peter M. Byrne, professor emeritus of Civil Engineering, was awarded the Canadian Geotechnical Society’s R.F. Legget Medal for 2014, the society’s highest honour to an individual for “outstanding, life-long contributions to […]

Journalism professor a finalist in National Business Book Awards

Journalist and associate professor of journalism Alfred Hermida is a finalist for the National Business Book Award for the most outstanding Canadian business-related book published in 2014. Hermida’s book Tell […]

Two faculty members receive 3M National Teaching Fellowships

Faculty members Sara Harris of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences and Peter Ostafichuk of the Department of Mechanical Engineering were recognized with 3M National Teaching Fellowships. The fellowships are given […]

NSERC honours UBC researchers

UBC faculty and graduate students were honoured by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) for their innovation and interdisciplinary research. The UBC winners and their projects […]