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  1. Dr. Andrea Damascelli and Dr. Marie Auger-Méthé

    Science researchers nab UBC’s premier awards

    March 19, 2024

    Material scientist Dr. Andrea Damascelli and statistical ecologist Dr. Marie Auger-Méthé have earned two of UBC’s top research honours—the Jacob Biely Research Prize and the Charles A Mcdowell Award for Excellence in Research, respectively. Dr. Damascelli, a leading… read more

  2. Government investments set to boost new quantum materials facility at UBC

    March 13, 2024

    Government funding announced today will help advance UBC research into quantum materials, biopolymer synthesis, CO2 conversion, nearshore marine conservation, rural healthcare diagnostics, RNA vaccines, and additional critical areas. The $17 million in funding to UBC Science researchers&mdash… read more

  3. New CRCs focus on human health

    March 13, 2024

    Five new Canada Research Chairs (CRC) are joining UBC Science, with foci that span gene therapies, air pollution policy, natural product derivatives, applying new computational approaches to the experimental sciences, and microbiota health. Three Chairs within the Faculty have also been renewed. … read more

  4. Researchers uncover source rocks of the first real continents

    January 31, 2024

    Geoscientists have uncovered a missing link in the enigmatic story of how the continents developed—a revised origin story that doesn’t require the start of plate tectonics or any external factor to explain their formation. Instead, the findings published last week in Nature… read more

  5. Need for speed: How hummingbirds switch mental gears in flight

    January 10, 2024

    Hummingbirds use two distinct sensory strategies to control their flight, depending on whether they’re hovering or in forward motion, according to new research by University of British Columbia (UBC) zoologists. “When in forward fight, hummingbirds rely on what we call an &lsquo… 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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