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Library celebrates Preservation Week

Preservation Week on April 27 to May 1 at UBC Library highlights individual and collective efforts to preserve personal and shared collections. This year’s focus is on the Papal Bull, […]

Supermileage team wins silver

After suffering a devastating loss of their two cars last year, UBC Supermileage has bounced back to win silver in the 2015 Shell Eco-marathon Americas. The engineering design student team specializes in building […]

Engineering paper recognized as key scientific article

Civil engineering professor Yahya Nazhat‘s recent peer-reviewed paper titled The kinematics of granular soils subjected to rapid impact loading has been recognized by Advances in Engineering as a “key scientific article” contributing to excellence […]

Computer science faculty receive most influential paper award

Computer Science professor and associate dean of Science Gail Murphy, and computer science alumnus Mik Kersten are the co-recipients of the 2015 Aspect-Oriented Software Association ‘Most Influential Paper from 10 […]

School of Population and Public Health professor recognized with two awards

School of Population and Public Health professor Erica Frank has received the inaugural Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism in Medicine Award from the American College of Preventive Medicine. The award […]

Botany and zoology professor receives Young Investigator Grant

Laura Wegener Parfrey, an assistant professor in the Departments of Botany and Zoology, has been awarded a Young Investigator Grant from the Human Frontiers Science Program. The $375,000 grant over […] selected as Webby honoree has been selected as an official honoree in the 19th Annual Webby Awards in the Websites: School/University category. With nearly 13,000 entries received from over 60 countries, the honoree […]

New institute to provide training and research towards pipeline integrity

UBC has launched a new institute with the goal of providing education and research towards safer pipelines. Supported by partners from government and industry, the Pipeline Integrity Institute is expected to […]

UBC launches new flexible learning website

UBC has launched a flexible learning website, a place to find information and resources related to how the UBC teaching community is transforming teaching and learning at the university. The […]

New director of Graduate School of Journalism announced

 Associate professor Alfred Hermida has been appointed the next director of UBC’s Graduate School of Journalism. Hermida takes over from outgoing director Peter Klein on June 1. Since joining UBC […]

Canadian and Indian Prime Ministers highlight IC-IMPACTS in joint statement on bilateral relations

During his visit to Canada in mid-April, Indian Prime Minister, the Honourable Narendra Modi and Prime Minister Stephen Harper issued a joint statement about the bilateral relations between the two […]

Fourth annual Shut the Sash competition

Over 200 researchers from three energy intensive lab buildings—Earth Sciences, Life Sciences, and Pharmaceutical Sciences—participated in the fourth annual Shut the Sash competition. Researchers formed 41 teams to compete for the […]

UBC one of Canada’s Greenest Employers in 2015

UBC has been named one of Canada’s Greenest Employers in 2015, for the fourth straight year. UBC’s many sustainability oriented initiatives include the Sustainability Coordinators Program involving over 80 staff […]

UBC Reports | April 23

UBC Reports | April 23

UBC This Week – 23-Apr-2015

  Recent UBC Media Releases Apr 23  Scientists pinpoint brain-swelling mechanism  Apr 21  UBC study finds ‘nurse navigators’ play vital role in senior care Apr 21  How “time is money” […]

Book Buyback – April 13-29

Talk Data to Me

UBC statistician John Petkau’s research seeks to improve the evaluation of multiple sclerosis (MS) treatments.

Scientists pinpoint brain-swelling mechanism

Discovery paves way for treatments to prevent brain damage or death following head trauma A team of UBC researchers has made a significant discovery uncovering the cause of brain swelling […]