UBC Journalism School calls for release of journalist Dorothy Parvaz in Syria
The UBC Graduate School of Journalism is calling for the release of reporter Dorothy Parvaz, who is being held in Syria.
May 8, 2011
UBC Museum of Anthropology receives prestigious national landmark status
The University of British Columbia’s iconic Museum of Anthropology, designed by the renowned late architect Arthur Erickson, has received one of Canada’s most prestigious architectural awards. The museum is one […]
May 4, 2011
Physical and emotional health of older couples linked for better or worse, study finds
A study of older married couples that gives new meaning to the matrimonial adage “for better or worse” finds that spouses have a much greater impact on their partner’s health […]
May 4, 2011
UBC students to stage “vote mob” to raise federal election awareness among youth
Media are invited to join hundreds of UBC students on Wednesday, April 20, as they stage a non-partisan “vote mob” on campus to encourage young voters to participate in the upcoming federal election.
Apr 19, 2011
People control thoughts better when they see their brain activity: UBC study
As humans face increasing distractions in their personal and professional lives, University of British Columbia researchers have discovered that people can gain greater control over their thoughts with real-time brain feedback.
Apr 8, 2011
Creating a theory and a degree
Rajdeep Singh Gill’s ideas won’t be put in a box
Apr 6, 2011 - by By Heather Amos
Celebrate Research Week March 4 – 11 2011
Research, the systematic search for new knowledge, happens every day at UBC. Every day, through scholarly publication, new ideas developed here form a platform for further exploration at research institutions around the world. At UBC,
we take one week every year to reflect on, to illuminate and to educate our community about the richness of discovery
in science and the humanities. It’s a week in March to Celebrate Research, a mirror of our September Celebrate Learning Week, and an invaluable window on the best of what remarkable minds are doing in this remarkable place.
Mar 2, 2011 - by By Brian Lin
UBC gains $2.8 million for research infrastructure
University of British Columbia research in nanotechnology, neuroscience, social work, the environment and consumer psychology received a $2.8-million boost today from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI).
Jan 21, 2011
Dean of Arts nominated for Grammy
UBC Dean of Arts and Haitian scholar Gage Averill has been nominated for a 2010 Grammy Award for his project, Alan Lomax in Haiti: Recordings For The Library of Congress, […]
Dec 2, 2010
Cultural number preferences impact real estate prices: UBC study
A University of British Columbia study has found that Chinese number preferences can drive real estate prices of certain addresses up or down in neighbourhoods with large numbers of ethnic Chinese residents.
Nov 26, 2010
UBC’s Faculty of Arts appoints new dean
The University of British Columbia welcomes Gage Averill, a world renowned ethnomusicologist, as the new dean in the Faculty of Arts, beginning July 1, 2010.
Jun 10, 2010
The cultural legacy of the 2010 Winter Olympics
Sport wasn’t the only winning act of the 2010 Winter Olympics. Music, art, performances and programs riveted hundreds of thousands of onlookers who gathered in official venues and on city streets to enjoy Olympic-inspired culture.
Feb 25, 2010