1. Bits of Bennu asteroid to arrive at UBC

    September 25, 2023

    This weekend, samples collected from the Bennu asteroid successfully touched down in the Utah Test and Training Range—a milestone for NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission and partners at the Canadian Space Agency. UBC has already made major contributions to the mission – a team including… read more

  2. Canadian mathematicians de-claw graph theory, nab U.S. award

    September 6, 2023

    Work disproving a 1995 theorem in graph theory has earned UBC mathematician Dr. Stephanie van Willigenburg and colleagues the 2023 David P. Robbins Prize. In its simplest form, graph theory involves studying varying structures of connected nodes in which some nodes (called vertices in discrete… read more

  3. Five UBC Science researchers join Royal Society of Canada

    September 5, 2023

    Five new elections to the Royal Society of Canada (RSC) are highlighting UBC Science’s strength in the computation sciences, conservation, particle physics and planetary geophysics. Joining more than 60 UBC Science researchers recognized by the RSC since 2000 are Drs. Kevin Leyton-Brown … read more

  4. Here’s how to conquer math anxiety and succeed this semester

    August 30, 2023

    So many people struggle with mathematics that there’s a term for the dread you feel when faced with a calculation: math anxiety. But the good news is, math doesn’t have to be scary. Dr. Lindsey Daniels (she/hers), an assistant professor of teaching in the UBC department of mathematics… read more

  5. NSERC investments boost 63 UBC Science research projects

    August 29, 2023

    Sixty-three projects across UBC Science have been awarded more than $15 million in funding through the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada. The new projects, which tackle a range of research areas including sustainable food solutions, green chemistry, volcanic eruptions,… read more

  6. New CRCs focus on Indigenous fisheries, machine learning

    August 29, 2023

    Dr. Andrea Reid has been appointed the new Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Indigenous fisheries science—one of four UBC Science faculty members to be newly appointed or have their CRC renewed this week. Also announced was a newly created CRC in machine learning and single-cell analysis,… read more

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

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