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Writing about First Nations

Three UBC Press authors will discuss their discoveries in research, how writing about First Nations people has changed over time, and the challenges and successes of the process. The authors […]

PhD student photo exhibition: Life Off Grid: Reassembling Domestic Life

Jonathan Taggart, writer-photographer and PhD student at UBC’s Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability, will give an exhibition titled Life Off Grid: Reassembling Domestic Life, part of the Capture Photography Festival. […]

Music students compose and perform in Voice to Voice project

Students from UBC’s School of Music worked with Thursdays Writing Collective and Instruments of Change to create Voice to Voice, a project of 11 original compositions. The songs will be […]

Climate Change: Science, Policy, and Politics

The community is invited to an afternoon of debates about the policies Canada needs to address climate change. This event marks the B.C. launch of the Sustainable Canada Dialogues. The Academics […]

French ambassador gives public lecture on Sino-French diplomatic relations

A public lecture titled “50 years of French Diplomacy in China: What Did We Learn?” will be given by newly appointed Ambassador of France to Canada, Nicolas Chapuis, at the […]

EERI seismic design team competes in undergrad design competition

The Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI) seismic design team will participate at the 2015 Undergraduate Seismic Design Competition in Boston. More than thirty students have worked together to create a balsa wood […]

Environmental design alumni win Robson Redux People’s Choice Award

A team of UBC environmental design alumni are the winners of the People’s Choice Award in Viva Vancouver’s 2015 Robson Redux competition. The installation “#icu” by Jeanie Lim, Jason Pielak, […]

UBC BEST takes on music therapy

Formed in 2012 by two students, the Biomedical Engineering Student Team (BEST) brings together students from across the university to tackle challenges in biomedical device design. BEST has recently worked with musical […]

Journalism graduate awarded ethics fellowship

Journalism alumna Katelyn Verstraten has been awarded a fellowship by Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics (FASPE), an innovative program that explores the history of the Holocaust as […]

Traffic, Asthma and Genetics study featured as CIHR success story

The Traffic, Asthma and Genetics (TAG) study by Michael Brauer, professor at the School of Population and Public Health, and Christopher Carlsten, professor at the Respiratory Division at the Department […]

Engineering professors honoured by the Engineering Institute of Canada

Two civil engineering professors have been inducted as Fellows of the Engineering Institute of Canada for their contributions to engineering in Canada. Carlos Ventura, civil engineering professor and director of the […]

UBC alumna named one of 30 Under 30 by B.C. Business

Former graduate student of biomedical engineering Marianne Black has been named one of B.C. Business’s 30 Under 30 for 2015. Black co-founded Arbutus Medical Inc., a company that makes surgical […]

UTown@UBC Community Bike Clinic

UBC Reports | March 26

UBC Reports | March 26

UBC This Week – 26-Mar-2015

  Recent UBC Media Releases Mar 20 Get over it! UBC students, community gather to Storm the Wall Upcoming Event Highlights Mar 26 Book Launch “Unlocking The World: Education in […]

‘Reaction to tiny terror threat endangers us all’

The Security of Canada Information Sharing Act allows security officers to collect personal information from 17 government institutions, including Canada Revenue, Health Canada and Citizenship and Immigration Canada, to investigate […]