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09 May 2020

Two UBC professors elected to the National Academy of Sciences

Dr. Loren Rieseberg and Dr. Janet Werker have been elected to the US National Academy of Sciences (NAS) in 2020, in recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.

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30 Apr 2020

UBC Forestry professor receives 'Nobel Prize of Forest Research'

Dr. Nicholas Coops, professor in the Faculty of Forestry and Canada Research Chair in Remote Sensing (I), is the recipient of the world’s most prestigious forestry honour, the Marcus Wallenberg Prize.

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24 Apr 2020

UBC participates in research study to better diagnose COVID-19

Radiologists at UBC, Vancouver General Hospital (VGH) and Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute (VCHRI) are leading an international study to better predict the presence of COVID-19 based on CT scans.

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12 Mar 2020

Resources for faculty: Keep Teaching website

UBC has launched the Keep Teaching website to support faculty in developing teaching strategies that will not require in-person sessions that fit the particular needs of their course, discipline and context. This planning, including considering alternative approaches to final exams, will enable the university to be prepared and act quickly should the need arise.

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10 Feb 2020

Provost’s Distinguished Lecture Series on Race and Leadership: March 19 with Arig al Shaibah

You are invited to a public lecture with Arig al Shaibah, Associate Vice-President, Equity and Inclusion, at McMaster University, on March 19, as part of the Provost’s Distinguished Lecture Series on Race and Leadership.

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10 Feb 2020

IGNITE Book Club begins Feb. 24, 2020

The UBC community is invited to take part in the IGNITE Book Club, designed with and for racialized faculty to allow for the exploration and discussion of memoirs written by renowned racialized authors.

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28 Jan 2020

Consideration of the extension of appointment of Dr. Sara-Jane Finlay, Associate Vice-President, Equity and Inclusion

An Advisory Committee has been established with a mandate to advise the Provost; the Vice-President, Students; the Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Principal, UBC Okanagan; and the Vice-President, Human Resources, on an extension of the appointment for the Associate Vice-President, Equity and Inclusion.

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28 Nov 2019

Search for a new Vice-Provost and Associate Vice-President Academic Affairs

UBC is embarking on a search for a new Vice-Provost and Associate Vice-President Academic Affairs to succeed Dr. Eric Eich, who completes his term at the end of June 2020. 

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13 Nov 2019

Deadline extended for UBC Vantage College Academic Director applications 

On September 30, we embarked on a search for a new Academic Director, UBC Vantage College. The deadline for this posting has now been extended to December 23, 2019. 

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08 Nov 2019

Student Evaluations of Teaching Open Forum taking place November 25

On November 25, 2019, UBC students, staff and faculty are invited to participate in the Student Evaluations of Teaching Open Forum.

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