UBC Science Connect

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UBC Science Connect—sent out five times a year—features news, kudos, upcoming events, alumni stories and more. It's a quick and fun way to keep in touch with the Faculty.

Current Issue

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03 | 2015 : June

Universal blood donors; Mercury's magnetic field revealed; mapping disease with math, events, kudos and more.

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03 | 2015: June, PHAS edition

Special edition of Connect containing events and stories of interest to PHAS alumni.

Past Issues

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02 | 2015 : April

Statisticians translating data; Western Canadian glaciers to melt by 2100; feisty "warrior" plants, events, kudos and more.

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02 | 2015 : April, PHAS edition

Special edition of Connect containing events and stories of interest to PHAS alumni.

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01 | 2015 : February

 Developing organic solar cells; Chinook salmon may not adapt to warmer waters; events, kudos and more.

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01 | 2015 : February, PHAS edition

Special edition of Connect containing events and stories of interest to PHAS alumni.

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05 | 2014 : November

Canada's MOST telescope not ready for retirement yet; gift from Google founding investor to launch UBC course in computational thinking; events, kudos and more.

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05 | 2014 : November, EOAS edition

Special edition of Connect containing events and stories of interest to EOAS alumni.

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04 | 2014 : September

Parenting makes your brain bigger, if you’re a fish; Milky Way lighter than thought; algorithm turns sketches into 3D; events, kudos and more.

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03 | 2014 : July

When art and science meet; microbes get no love in genomics world; mastering calculus; events, kudos and more.

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02 | 2014 : April

Inspiring girls’ love for tech; lizards in a warming world; beware real-world Hunger Games; events, kudos and more.

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01 | 2014 : February

Scientific data quickly lost; insects and climate change; alum explores frozen (but warming) landscapes; events, kudos and more.

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05 | 2013 : November

The private lives of mushrooms; plants, bugs and people feeling the heat, and more.

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04 | 2013 : September

Marine species migrating north at startling speeds, Chemistry rural outreach, events, and more.

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03 | 2013 : May

UBC Alumni Weekend events, pine beetle DNA analysis, meet the infamous Cthulhu, alumni news, and more.

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02 | 2013 : March

Drug-resistant flu meets its match, blood vessel drug might be Alzheimer’s treatment, photo gallery, events, and more.

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01 | 2013 : January

Repurposed drug could cure TB, largest Canadian radio telescope begins construction, 50 years of UBC, and more.

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04 | 2012 : October

Wireless charging of electric cars, rare seahorse caught on camera, UBC to offer free science courses online, and more.

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03 | 2012 : September

New ESB building, seabirds in peril, sneaky parasites that steal genes from host, and alumni news.