beaty biodiversity museum
Get hands-on with science, robots, ice cream and air cannons at UBC Science Rendezvous
Join UBC for Science Rendezvous, a free festival that takes science out of the lab and onto the streets, on Saturday, May 7, 2022.
May 4, 2022
MEDIA ADVISORY: Cleaning the largest suspended whale skeleton in the world
The Beaty Biodiversity Museum’s large blue whale skeleton will be undergoing its first cleaning and maintenance since being put on display five years ago.
Nov 9, 2015
Climate change may disrupt butterfly flight seasons
The flight season timing of a wide variety of butterflies is responsive to temperature and could be altered by climate change, according to a UBC study.
Nov 18, 2013
The Beaty Biodiversity Museum has produced a professionally printed deck of its popular open-source Phylo card game.
Jul 18, 2013
UBC announces "Name a Spider" contest winner to mark first anniversary of Beaty Biodiversity Museum
After a national contest with 810 entries, a jumping spider, discovered in Eucador by the Beaty Biodiversity Museum’s scientific director Wayne Maddison, has been named Lapsias lorax - after a Dr. Seuss character.
Oct 22, 2011
Beaty Biodiversity Museum celebrates first anniversary
Celebrate the Beaty Biodiversity Museum’s first birthday party with new public programs, including biodiversity-themed party activities, a new research-focused tour, screenings of the documentary Raising Big Blue, and the announcement of the museum’s Name a Spider contest winner.
Oct 21, 2011
Weekend coverage ideas: Beaty Biodiversity Museum opens; 20th Apple Festival celebrated at UBC
The media and public are invited to two major events at UBC this weekend. The Beaty Biodiversity Museum is opening its doors to the public, and the annual Apple Festival will be held at the UBC Botanical Garden.
Oct 15, 2010
Canada’s largest blue whale skeleton to embark on final journey at sea for UBC
Twenty-three years after it washed up on the coast of Prince Edward Island, the skeleton of a 25-metre blue whale will embark on its final journey at sea tomorrow before arriving at its permanent home as the centerpiece of the UBC Beaty Biodiversity Museum.
Apr 6, 2010