UBC Okanagan Royal Visit
September 27, 2016

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited UBC's Okanagan Campus on Tuesday, September 27, as part of their 2016 Tour of Canada. The visit included: - A public ceremony in...

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100 Years of Wise Women
March 8, 2016

Judy Illes, Elizabeth Croft, Simon Peacock - Opinion Editorial, Vancouver Sun, March 7, 2016 Tomorrow marks the 41st International Women’s Day, a celebration of women, mothers, daughters, and sisters, partners,...

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Clean water no longer a pipe dream
March 7, 2016

For many remote communities, including First Nations communities, clean drinking water is far from assured. Many do not have proper infrastructure and resources to treat their water, and boil-water advisories...

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Hobbits, Jedi and the search for meaning
January 29, 2016

A year ago, Ernest Mathijs, associate head of UBC’s Department of Theatre and Film helped launch The World Hobbit Project, the largest audience research survey ever conducted. As he begins...

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Living in a (wearable) material world
January 21, 2016

From smart bodysuits for space explorers, to ski goggles that track your speed and calories, to sleek jewellery that charges your smartphone, wearable technology is advancing so quickly that what...

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Math phobias: fighting the fear
October 21, 2015

In Canada, math is often a dreaded subject in school — something that UBC education professor Marina Milner-Bolotin hopes to change. In her free public lecture on November 21 at...

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