Posts Tagged ‘business’

A brave new beginning. Martin Dee Photograph

A brave new beginning

Mar. 6, 2013 | Filed under: UBC Reports Stories, University News | Tags: , , , ,

As UBC reports turns fully digital, we celebrate its illustrious past in print

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UBC members recognized in Life Sciences BC awards

Mar. 5, 2013 | Filed under: Extra, Science, Health and Technology, University News | Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Three UBC researchers and two UBC spin-off companies are recognized in the 2013 LifeSciences British Columbia Awards. LifeSciences B.C. is a not-for-profit industry association that supports and represents the greater life sciences community of British Columbia through leadership, advocacy and promotion of world-class science and industry.

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UBC anchors the Broadway Corridor with an annual economic impact of $10 billion.

Rapid transit key to unlocking potential of UBC/Broadway corridor: study

Feb. 28, 2013 | Filed under: Business, Law and Society, Media Release, News Feed, University News | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

The City of Vancouver and UBC today released a KPMG study that shows the employment and population of the UBC/Broadway corridor will grow by 150,000 in the next 30 years and a rail-based rapid transit system is needed to meet the corridor’s population growth and significant economic potential.

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Better than polls? UBC launches prediction market for B.C. Election

Feb. 27, 2013 | Filed under: Business, Law and Society, Media Release, News Feed, University News | Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

UBC’s Sauder School of Business has launched an online prediction market for investors seeking to predict the outcome of B.C.’s May 14 provincial election.

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Catfight? Workplace conflicts between women get bad rap

Feb. 25, 2013 | Filed under: Business, Law and Society, Media Release, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

A new UBC study suggests troubling perceptions exist when it comes to women involved in disputes at work.

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UBC Chemistry Prof. Steve Withers (credit: UBC)

New flu drug stops virus in its tracks

Feb. 21, 2013 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed, Science, Health and Technology | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

A new class of influenza drug has been shown effective against drug-resistant strains of the flu virus, according to a study led by University of British Columbia researchers.

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UBC experts for B.C. budget analysis

Feb. 19, 2013 | Filed under: Hot Topics, Media Advisory, News Feed | Tags: , , , , ,

UBC experts are available for commentary on today’s B.C. budget, which is expected around 2 p.m.

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Prof. Alfred Hermida (left) and marketing instructor Paul Cubbon have brought together business and journalism in a new course. Mark Mushet Photograph

Social media: Where business and journalism intersect

Feb. 6, 2013 | Filed under: Arts and Humanities, Business, Law and Society, UBC Reports Stories | Tags: , , , , , ,

A new UBC course connects two schools to prepare students for the real world

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Assist. Prof. Zach Walsh wants research to help assess and harness marijuana's therapeutic potential.

Smoke signals: Medical marijuana in Canada

Feb. 6, 2013 | Filed under: Business, Law and Society, Science, Health and Technology, UBC Reports Stories | Tags: , , , , ,

Research is helping to shape the therapeutic potential of pot

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