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UBC Reports | May 14

UBC Reports | May 14

Help fund surgical equipment for Nepal

Arbutus Medical, a startup out of Engineers in Scrubs Program, is asking for help to send 100 surgical drill covers to earthquake victims in Nepal. The goal is to raise $25,000 […]

Engineering physics team wins Google Games

An engineering physics team SemperFizz is the winner of the 2015 UBC Google Games held on May 2 at UBC. The theme of this year’s games was “Out of this […]

Surgical screw cutters, artisanal mining and diabetes sniffer sensors win video contest

The inaugural Faculty of Applied Science Student Research Video Contest challenged students to tell their research story in a compelling video of 60 seconds or less.  The top three winners were the […]

UBC chapter of Canadian Society for Civil Engineering wins award

The UBC chapter of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering (CSCE) has won the CSCE National President’s Best Student Chapter Award. Led by president Charles Noftall, the chapter has grown […]

Environmental engineering student is UNBC’s top female athlete

Sydney Roy, an undergraduate student in the joint UBC-University of Northern B.C (UNBC) Environmental Engineering program, has been named UNBC’s top female athlete of 2015. Roy, a soccer player, set […]

Unmanned aerial systems team place fifth in Canadian competition

UBC’s Unmanned Aerial Systems team placed fifth in the 2015 Student Unmanned Aircraft Systems competition in Alma, Quebec. The team of twenty students from mechanical, electrical, physics and integrated engineering […]

S-FRAME makes landmark gift to UBC Engineering

S-FRAME Software Inc. has donated 50 network licenses to the Department of Civil Engineering’s computer labs as well as 150 annual student licenses for civil engineering undergraduate and graduate students for […]

PhD candidate wins CIHR Rising Star award

School of Population and Public Health PhD candidate Lianping Ti is the winner of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Institute of Health Services and Policy Research Rising Star […]

2015-16 Peter Wall Scholars announced

The Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies has announced the UBC scholars selected as Peter Wall Institute Wall Scholars for 2015-2016. Faculty members spend one year in residence at the Peter […]

Psychiatry professor receives honorary degree from Ben-Gurion University

Adele Diamond, a professor of Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience in the Department of Psychiatry, received an honorary doctorate from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev on May 12. Diamond was recognized for her research […]

HELP professor receives 2015 Joseph Zins Distinguished Scholar Award

Human Early Learning Partnership associate professor Kimberly A. Schonert-Reichl is the recipient of the 2015 Joseph E. Zins Distinguished Scholar Award for Outstanding Contributions to Action Research in Social and […]

MFA alumnus wins top prize at Hot Docs Festival

A documentary film directed by Master of Fine Arts graduate Charles Wilkinson has won top honours and a cash award of $10,000 at the Hot Docs Film Festival in Toronto. […]

UBC named one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People in 2015

UBC has been recognized as one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People in 2015, and the only post-secondary institution to be chosen. This designation recognizes employers that offer the country’s […]

UBC This Week 14-May-2015

  UBC This Week subscriber: Please be advised that May 28 will be the last edition of the UBC This Week newsletter.  If you work at UBC, visit the Working […]

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