These spider moms feed their babies super-nutritious spider milk
Washington Post spoke to Wayne Maddison, a UBC expert on jumping spiders, about a species of spider that resembles an ant and produces a form of milk to feed its […]
Dec 3, 2018
UBC faculty elected Royal Society of Canada Fellows
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.
Nov 5, 2011
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
UBC opens Beaty Biodiversity Centre, unveils Canada’s largest blue whale skeleton exhibit
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.
May 13, 2010