Posts Tagged ‘VPRI’

UBC gains two new Canada Excellence Research Chairs

Nov. 8, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed, Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , , ,

The University of British Columbia will be home to two more Canada Excellence Research Chairs (CERC), valued at $20-million over seven years, in the areas of quantum materials and devices and digital media research and innovation.

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Allegations against UBC researchers’ study on Insite “without merit:” independent reviewer

Oct. 18, 2011 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed | Tags: , , , , ,

An independent reviewer has dismissed concerns over a study that shows a 35-per-cent decrease in overdose deaths after the opening of Insite, North America’s only supervised injection facility.

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UBC gains $2.8 million for research infrastructure

Jan. 21, 2011 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , , , ,

University of British Columbia research in nanotechnology, neuroscience, social work, the environment and consumer psychology received a $2.8-million boost today from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI).

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UBC welcomes new Centre of Excellence in wireless technologies

Dec. 13, 2010 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed | Tags: , , , ,

The University of British Columbia congratulates the Wavefront Wireless Commercialization Centre (WWCC) for being named a Centre of Excellence for Commercialization and Research (CECR) for wireless technologies.

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UBC launches initiative with CCFF, CDRD to combat cystic fibrosis

Dec. 10, 2010 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed | Tags: , , , , ,

The University of British Columbia, in partnership with the Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (CCFF) and the Centre for Drug Research and Development (CDRD), today launches the Cystic Fibrosis Technology Initiative (CFTI) to advance Canadian technologies that will help combat cystic fibrosis (CF).

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