Archive for July, 2012

Brent Hayden. Photo by Rich Lam.

Brent Hayden advances to final

Jul. 31, 2012 | Filed under: Extra | Tags: , ,

On a day in which Canada has already won three bronze medals, former UBC Thunderbirds swimmer Brent Hayden has advanced to the final of the men’s 100m freestyle.

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Gerald McGavin Rugby Pavilion Rendering

New home for UBC Rugby

Jul. 31, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release | Tags: , , , , , , , ,

The University of British Columbia Department of Athletics and Recreation announces the opening of the $2.5 million Gerald McGavin Rugby Pavilion in October 2012.

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Being paranoid about office politics can make you a target: UBC research

Jul. 31, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed | Tags: , , ,

People who worry about workplace rejection or sabotage can end up bringing it upon themselves, according to University of British Columbia research.

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Why asthma doesn’t stop elite athletes

Jul. 30, 2012 | Filed under: UBC In the News | Tags:

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Olympic flashback: Rubble in the streets, pride in their hearts

Jul. 30, 2012 | Filed under: UBC In the News | Tags:

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Pumping up pride across Canada

Jul. 30, 2012 | Filed under: UBC In the News | Tags:

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Colin Ferster tests the app on his smartphone

‘Only you can prevent forest fires’ … with your smartphone

Jul. 30, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

An app that prevents forest fires by identifying hazardous areas and that was developed by researchers at the University of British Columbia is getting tested in the BC Okanagan this summer.

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Ab fab athletes in London

Jul. 27, 2012 | Filed under: UBC In the News | Tags:

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Prof. Kurt Huebner, UBC Centre For European Studies

UBC expert sets the stage for London

Jul. 27, 2012 | Filed under: Extra, News Feed, Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , ,

As the 2012 Olympics begin, European Studies expert Kurt Huebner discusses the mood in London, the political risks, and the opening ceremonies.

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Babak Shadgan at the Beijing Games.

Sports doc helps reduce Olympic injuries

Jul. 27, 2012 | Filed under: Extra | Tags: , , , , , ,

UBC medical researcher Babak Shadgan, Iran’s first accredited sports physician, is supporting the health and safety of athletes at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

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