News

October 22, 2007
The Mineral Deposit Research Unit (MDRU) has won the Leo Derikx Synergy Award for Innovation. Presented by the Natural Science and Engineering Research Council. The award honours the most outstanding achievements of industry–university collaborations across Canada. On October 29th, Director Richard...
September 22, 2007
Research by Mark Jellinek, Dept. of Earth and Ocean Sciences, and collaborators at Rice University suggests that the presence of liquid water on the surfaces of Mars and Venus could be a key factor to determine if plate tectonics occurred on these planets in the geologic past – similar to plate...
September 15, 2007
UBC Science builds on and expands its research excellence with the appointment of two new Canada Research Chairs and the renewal of six previously appointed Chairs. Ken Harder, CRC in Host-Pathogen Immunogenetics, and Assist. Prof. in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, explores how...
September 11, 2007
Anne Condon was appointed Associate Dean, Faculty Affairs and Strategic Initiatives. She is professor in Computer Science and her research focuses on computational complexity theory and biomolecular computation. Prof. Condon holds the NSERC/General Motors Chair for Women in Science and Engineering...
September 5, 2007
UBC Science has completed a two-year review of the working climate with respect to gender equity and overall recruitment and retention for Science faculty. "The results show a gap between what we value and what we do," says UBC President Stephen J. Toope. "I commend the advisory committee, Dean...

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