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17 Jan 2023

A Message to UBC Vancouver on behalf of the President and Vancouver Provost

To quote the UBC Indigenous Strategic Plan, “Truth before Reconciliation,” all of our actions need to be based on a fundamental com

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01 Feb 2023

Dr. Dolph Schluter awarded Crafoord Prize in Biosciences

UBC evolutionary biologist Dr. Dolph Schluter has been awarded the Crafoord Prize in Biosciences by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences (RSAS) and the Crafoord Foundation for his research into the role of natural selection in adaptive radiation and the origin of species.

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24 Jan 2023

Public lecture: A Critical Balance: Land, Culture, and Cumulative Effects in Northeast British Columbia (Jan. 30 2023)

You are invited to attend a public lecture by Chief Roland Willson, West Moberly First Nations, on January 30 2023 at 3:30 p.m. Chief Willson will address cumulative effects on West Moberly First Nations territories, including those stemming from hydroelectric dams, forestry, oil and gas development and now climate change.

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19 Jan 2023

UBC congratulates new University Killam Professors

We are pleased to announce the appointment of UBC’s three newest University Killam Professors.

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17 Jan 2023

Roadmap for Change: Implementing anti-racism commitments at UBC (Jan. 25 2023)

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11 Jan 2023

Dr. Mary O'Connor appointed Director, UBC Biodiversity Research Centre

Dr. Mary O’Connor has been appointed Director of UBC’s Biodiversity Research Centre (BRC), effective January 1, 2023.

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11 Jan 2023

Dr. Sean Smukler appointed Director, Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at UBC Farm

Dr. Sean Smukler has been appointed as the Director of the Centre for Sustainable Food Systems (CSFS) at UBC Farm as of January 1, 2023.

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