Posts Tagged ‘Student Learning’

UBC Sailbots embark on journey to defend first place win

May. 24, 2013 | Filed under: Media Advisory | Tags: , , , , ,

The UBC Sailbots will be testing their two-metre, robotic masterpiece in preparation for the 2013 International Robotic Sailing Regatta this June.

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Read UBC Reports’ full interview with Eva Kwan

Apr. 4, 2013 | Filed under: Extra | Tags: , , , , , , ,

How do you interact with Hadfield? I am part of Chris’ medical support team. Specifically, I am co-op student with the Operational Space Medicine team of the Astronauts, Life Sciences, and Space Medicine directorate at the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) which is under Space Exploration. My supervisor, Leena Tomi, is responsible for what we call [...]

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UBC student Eva Kwan is helping to keep Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield in his happy place.

Earth to Commander Chris

Apr. 3, 2013 | Filed under: Arts and Humanities, Science, Health and Technology, UBC Reports Stories | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Student Eva Kwan keeps Canada’s favorite astronaut grounded

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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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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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UBC releases 2011 statistics of animals involved in research

Dec. 14, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed | Tags: , , , ,

For the second year, the University of British Columbia has published the total number of animals involved in research, their major species groupings, as well as their purpose of use and the degree of invasiveness of the research activities.

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Examiners tend to grade relative to work already seen: UBC research

Dec. 4, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , , ,

How well you fare on a subjective evaluation – whether it’s of you treating a patient, auditioning for a play or even interviewing for a job – may depend largely on the person who was examined just before you. And the worse the person before you did, the better for you.

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UBC leads alliance to improve science education with Sloan grant

Nov. 15, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , ,

The University of British Columbia is partnering with seven top North American universities to study how to speed up the adoption of improved teaching techniques in science classrooms.

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