Posts Tagged ‘Japan’

A new Asian language app by (left-right) faculty members Ross King, Duanduan Li and Rebecca Chau combines resources for Mandarin, Japanese and Korean. Martin Dee Photograph

Want to learn Chinese characters? UBC has an app for that

May. 10, 2012 | Filed under: UBC Reports Stories | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

The UBC Asian Studies App is the first university Asian language mobile application and boasts 10,000 digitally animated Chinese characters.

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One year later: UBC remembers Japan’s earthquake, explores lessons learned

Mar. 8, 2012 | Filed under: Hot Topics, Media Release, News Feed, News Tip, Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

UBC experts and community members are available to comment on the March 11 anniversary of Japan’s “triple disaster” – the earthquake, tsunami and Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant meltdown.

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UBC Geography Prof. David Edgington is investigating the lessons of Japan’s 2011 earthquake. Martin Dee Photograph

One year after

Feb. 29, 2012 | Filed under: UBC Reports Stories | Tags: , , ,

Japan’s citizens are still reeling from what UBC Geography Prof. David Edgington calls “the triple disaster” of March 11, 2011. UBC Reports asked the Japan expert about clean-up efforts and the likelihood of a similar event in B.C.

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UBC forum on Japan disasters

Mar. 16, 2011 | Filed under: Media Advisory, Media Release, News Feed, News Tip | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Media are invited to attend a UBC forum where experts, students and the community will discuss Japan’s “triple disaster” of earthquakes, tsunamis and nuclear crisis.

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UBC earthquake experts

Mar. 11, 2011 | Filed under: Media Advisory, News Feed | Tags: , , , ,

University of British Columbia experts are available to comment on various aspects of the earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan.

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