1. Students sit around a round table in discussion.

    UBC expands first-year, small-class experience to all BSc students

    June 17, 2024

    A renewed and expanded first-year seminar will give all incoming UBC Science students a crucial small class experience—one that will challenge them to think critically about what it means to be part of the scientific community.“SCIE 113 is unlike any other first-year experience available at UBC,”… read more

  2. UBC Fountain.

    Computational sciences research at UBC gets Discovery Grant, CRC boost

    June 14, 2024

    Computer visualization, quantum computing, advanced mathematics and statistical models for conservation efforts are among the research areas being funded at UBC Science as part of the latest round of NSERC Discovery Grant investments.The new Discovery Grant funding announced today will support… read more

  3. Messier 78 is a star nursery enveloped in interstellar dust.

    Euclid serves up first science with a side of stellar images

    May 23, 2024

    Five new images of the universe taken by the Euclid satellite are now available, along with the mission’s first scientific papers and data. The never-before-seen images demonstrate the European Space Agency (ESA) satellite’s ability to unravel the secrets of the cosmos and enable scientists to… read more

  4. Dr. Sally Otto

    UBC zoologist named fellow of the Royal Society UK

    May 16, 2024

    Dr. Sally Otto—a theoretical biologist focused on fundamental questions of population genetics and evolution—has been elected to the Fellowship of the United Kingdom’s Royal Society. She joins 12 other UBC Science fellows elected to the society over the past decades.A highly acclaimed scientist, Dr… read more

  5. An image of a patient in a hospital gown sitting on a chair chatting with a nurse.

    AI can tell if a patient battling cancer needs mental health support

    May 2, 2024

    Psychiatrists and computer scientists at UBC and BC Cancer have developed a new artificial intelligence (AI) model that can accurately predict if a person receiving cancer care will require mental health services during treatment.The AI uses natural language processing and advanced neural networks… read more

  6. Evolutionary biologist, Dr. Dolph Schluter

    UBC evolutionary biologist Dr. Dolph Schluter named AAAS Fellow

    April 18, 2024

    Internationally renowned evolutionary biologist Dr. Dolph Schluter has been elected to the newest class of American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) fellows, among the most distinct honours within the global scientific community. AAAS, the world’s largest general… read more

  7. Image of a mine

    How art can help us talk about the green transition

    April 16, 2024

    Elders, researchers and musicians are using art to get people talking about the challenges and opportunities of a transition to renewable energy. The Heavy Metal Suite concert premiers on Earth Day, featuring individual musical movements inspired by the critical elements needed for the green… read more

Musqueam First Nation land acknowledegement

UBC Science acknowledges that the UBC Point Grey campus is situated on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territory of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm.

Learn more: Musqueam First Nation

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