Archive for October, 2012

UBC experts comment on Nov. 6 U.S. election

Oct. 30, 2012 | Filed under: Hot Topics, Media Release, News Feed | Tags: , , , ,

As the U.S. election approaches, UBC’s experts on American politics, the election and campaign issues are available for commentary.

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UBC deans take one for the team: First to get flu shots from students

Oct. 29, 2012 | Filed under: Media Advisory, News Feed | Tags: , , , , ,

Students from UBC medical, nursing and pharmaceutical sciences programs will give flu shots to university leaders, students, staff and faculty at a media event.

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UBC tip sheet: experts on extreme natural events

Oct. 29, 2012 | Filed under: Hot Topics, Media Advisory, News Feed | Tags: , ,

TIP SHEET – UBC experts are available to speak on extreme natural events on the east and west coasts

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The new UBC wireless charging system works in all weather conditions. (Photo: UBC)

Park and charge: UBC researchers invent safe wireless vehicle charging technology

Oct. 26, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , , , ,

University of British Columbia researchers have invented a safe, efficient technology to wirelessly charge electric vehicles using “remote magnetic gears” – and successfully tested it on campus service vehicles.

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UBC This Week 25-Oct-2012

Oct. 25, 2012 | Filed under: UBC This Week

  Recent UBC Media Releases Oct. 25 Park and charge: Media demo of safe, new wireless vehicle charging technology invented by UBC researchers Oct. 23 Summer babies less likely to be CEOs: UBC research Oct. 22 UBC announces 2012 alumni achievement award recipients       Upcoming Event Highlights Oct. 26 Korean Studies Graduate Colloquium [...]

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UBC Library and United Way Spelling Bee

Oct. 25, 2012 | Filed under: UBC People

UBC staff are invited to join a cross-campus team competition to raise awareness for the United Way. Teams of four to 10 will go head-to-head with various departments and units across campus to compete for the United Way Cup of Victory.   Date:  Nov.14 Time:  12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Place:  Golden Jubilee Room, IKBLC  Info: More [...]

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Asia Pacific Memo: Introducing “Asia Pacific Memo–China only”; China: Two Faces of Social Protest

Oct. 25, 2012 | Filed under: UBC People

The Asia Pacific Memo series publishes short text memos or video interviews on current issues in Asia and across the Pacific twice-weekly at http://www.asiapacificmemo.ca/   Their most recent memos: • Introducing “Asia Pacific Memo – China only” (new subscription option) • China: Two Faces of Social Protest, by Xi Chen of the University of North Carolina at [...]

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SALA events: Territories in Motion with Henri Bava; Four Vancouver Cultural Sites

Oct. 25, 2012 | Filed under: UBC People

This week, School of Landscape and Landscape Architecture (SALA) features guest lecturer Henri Bava from Agence TER in Paris who will speak on “Territories in Motion.” The event is made possible through the support of the French Consulate in Vancouver, as part of the Vis-à-Vis Architecture program, an initiative to connect French and Canadian architects. [...]

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Fourth annual Community and Patient Fair

Oct. 25, 2012 | Filed under: UBC People

The fourth annual Community and Patient Fair for Health Professional Education invites UBC students to learn about community health organizations and resources. The event will feature: • More than 30 community organizations with a wide range of services • Short “patient panel” workshops with patients, care providers, faculty and students (register online) • Resources for future patient referrals [...]

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Open UBC celebrates open access

Oct. 25, 2012 | Filed under: UBC People

Open UBC, a series of events in partnership with Celebrate Learning Week and Open Access Week, highlights open access and scholarship at UBC. On October 31 and November 1, UBC Library invites the community to learn more about what open access means to research, scholarship and the UBC community. Speakers will present a variety of [...]

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