Media Release | November 5, 2011
Seven University of British Columbia professors have been elected Fellows by the Royal Society of Canada (RSC) and were honoured at a ceremony yesterday at the University. The 2011 fellowships were awarded to individuals who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in the sciences, social sciences and the arts and humanities.
Media Release | October 22, 2011
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.
October 21, 2011
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.
Media Release | May 13, 2010
The University of British Columbia today officially opened the Beaty Biodiversity Centre, new home to some of the world’s top biodiversity researchers and Canada’s largest blue whale skeleton exhibit.