UBC grad students get to the crux of the matter
School of Journalism professor Alfred Hermida has won the President’s Award for Public Education through Media. He is one of 22 researchers being honoured during this year’s Celebrate Research Week, Mar. 2-9.
The School of Health and Exercise Sciences at UBC’s Okanagan campus is sending a 25-member team of international scientists on a six-week research expedition in April to Everest’s Pyramid laboratory.
The Interprofessional Health Mentors Program is matching 23 people grappling with chronic conditions with 90 students in a bid to help these future health professionals gain deeper insights into the barriers, frustrations and choices patients face.
UBC holds the Three Minute Thesis competition, where graduate students condense their thesis into a three-minute talk that anyone can understand.
University of British Columbia researcher Hongshen Ma has developed a simple and accurate device to study malaria, a disease that currently affects 500 million people per year worldwide and claims a million lives.
A University of British Columbia study has found traces of the bacteria listeria in ready-to-eat fish products sold in Metro Vancouver.
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Twice-weekly, Asia Pacific Memo (APM) series publishes short text memos or video interviews on current issues in Asia and across the Pacific. • Feb. 22 – Becoming a Commercial Marriage Broker in Malaysia, by National University of Singapore researchers • Feb. 16 – How Finnish, not East Asian Education Became a Global Reference, by University of New [...]
UBC School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture will host an exhibition of faculty research, writing, and design at Or Gallery in downtown Vancouver. A reception will be held Feb. 27 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Date: Feb. 25 – March 15 Time: Gallery hours Tuesday – Saturday, 12 – 5 p.m. Place: Or Gallery, 555 Hamilton Street, [...]
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