Scientists join UBC as new Canada Excellence Research Chairs

Post date: Wed, 2019-04-17 09:35

Orlando Rojas and Sriram Subramaniam join UBC as Canada Excellence Research Chairs, bringing international talent in the fields of forest bioproducts and precision cancer drug design.

Dr. Candis Callison elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Post date: Wed, 2019-04-17 08:03

Founded in 1780, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences honors excellence and convenes leaders from every field of human endeavor to examine new ideas, address issues of importance to the nation and the world, and work together “to cultivate every art and science which may tend to advance the interest, honor, dignity, and happiness of a free, independent, and virtuous people.”

UBC-led Networks receive $21.7m through NCE program

Post date: Tue, 2019-04-16 08:35

NanoMedicines Innovation Network received $18.5m from NCE and RESEAU Centre for Mobilizing Innovation and Composites Research Network Knowledge Mobilization Centre receive $1.6m each through NCE Knowledge Mobilization Initiative.

Program for Undergraduate Research Experience (PURE) Funding Recipients Announced

Post date: Wed, 2019-04-10 12:06

Seventeen projects funded to broaden access to, and enhance undergraduate research experiences.

Four UBC researchers appointed to Canada-CIFAR AI chairs

Post date: Wed, 2019-04-10 13:24

Four UBC computer scientists have been appointed to chairs as part of an expansion of the Canada-CIFAR AI Chairs program.

UBC Researchers and Companies Win LifeSciences BC Awards

Post date: Fri, 2019-04-05 13:30

Dr. Marco Marra and Dr. Jerilynn Prior recognized alongside Aspect Biosystems, Terramera, Anandia Labs and Creative Destruction labs (CDL) - West.

Dr. Connie Eaves wins Canada Gairdner Wightman Award

Post date: Tue, 2019-04-02 11:08

Award recognizes "her pioneering work and leadership in the study of hematopoietic, mammary and cancer stem cells and her dedicated advocacy for early-career investigators and women in science"

International summit to drive conversation and collaboration around orphan drug policy

Post date: Wed, 2019-03-13 12:11

Boost in CFI funding and UBC JELF recipients announced

Post date: Wed, 2019-03-13 06:46

UBC researchers receive more than $1.4m in funding from the CFI's John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF).


Post date: Fri, 2019-03-01 11:50

Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Jack Poole Hall, Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre
4:00 – 5:00pm, reception to follow

Hosted by President Santa J. Ono