Posts Tagged ‘learning’

Largest number of medical residents to be trained in British Columbia

Mar. 14, 2013 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed, Science, Health and Technology, University News | Tags: , , , , , , ,

A record number of medical school graduates from across Canada will soon commence their residency training at teaching hospitals and clinics around the province through University of British Columbia Faculty of Medicine’s postgraduate medical education program.

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Bilingual babies know their grammar by seven months

Feb. 14, 2013 | Filed under: Arts and Humanities, Media Release, News Feed, Science, Health and Technology | Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Babies as young as seven months can distinguish between, and begin to learn, two languages with vastly different grammatical structures, according to new research from the University of British Columbia and Université Paris Descartes.

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Julia Halipchuk Hometown: Princeton, B.C. 5th year Engineering, UBC’s Okanagan campus

In their own words

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

Students share what they value about meeting classmates from other cultures

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Kenyan Harsev Oshan is a third-year political science student and president of the Arts Undergraduate Society. Martin Dee Photograph

UBC’s global edge

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

International students are key to the university’s mandate

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Idle No More demonstration at the First Nations Longhouse on Jan 3. Photo by: Thane Bonar

Idle No More Teach-in at UBC

Jan. 30, 2013 | Filed under: Arts and Humanities, Media Advisory, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , , , ,

UBC First Nations House of Learning hosts Idle No More Teach-in

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BC Skills deficit looming in 2016: More jobs than qualified people unless post-secondary capacity expanded

Jan. 29, 2013 | Filed under: Business, Law and Society, Media Release, News Feed, University News | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

A skills shortage will hit British Columbia in 2016 and continue to grow, unless immediate action is taken to improve access to all types of post-secondary education – university, college and trades.

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UBC building wins prestigious Wallpaper* Magazine design award

Jan. 28, 2013 | Filed under: Media Release | Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Design and lifestyle magazine Wallpaper* has bestowed its 2013 ‘Best Lab’ award to the University of British Columbia’s new Pharmaceutical Sciences Building.

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Cloud U – UBC ventures boldly into the virtual university

Cloud U – UBC ventures boldly into the virtual university

Dec. 18, 2012 | Filed under: Science, Health and Technology, UBC Reports Stories, University News | Tags: , , , , , ,

Three leaders talk about the brave new world awaiting UBC students in ten years.

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Rosie Redfield, professor, Dept. of Zoology, and teacher of Useful Genetics, one of UBC’s first Massively Open Online Courses. Martin Dee Photograph.

Massively Open Online Courses (MOOCs)

Dec. 18, 2012 | Filed under: Science, Health and Technology, UBC Reports Stories | Tags: , , ,

Increased access may equal a complete rethink of higher education.

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AJung Moon, PhD student, UBC Collaborative Advanced Robotics and Intelligent Systems Laboratory (CARIS). Martin Dee Photograph.

The ethical robot

Dec. 18, 2012 | Filed under: Science, Health and Technology, UBC Reports Stories | Tags: , ,

From playrooms to bedrooms to battlefields, robots are part of modern life. And they are about to create some novel dilemmas for humans.

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