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2011 Innovative Dissemination of Research Award Winner

Dimas Yusuf, a second-year UBC medical student, is this year’s recipient of UBC Library’s Innovative Dissemination of Research Award. Yusuf’s submission, entitled Transcription Factor Encyclopedia (TFe), is a wiki-based software system that houses more than 800 articles about TF genes. This special class of genes is critical to learning how to use embryonic stem cells […]

CRW 2011 @ UBC: CfIS, IRC and H+L Health FEST 2011

The Celebrate Research Award Gala is an invitation-only event for distinguished members of UBC’s research community. This special evening recognizes UBC researchers who have received top prizes and accolades from UBC or external agencies in BC, Canada and internationally.  Congratulations to the most recent winners of UBC’s Faculty Research Awards!  All award winners will be […]

CRW 2011 @ UBC: Biomechanics, Forestry, Nursing & Clean Energy

Celebrate Research Week “draw[s] attention to outstanding research from all fields at UBC” and “generate[s] true understanding and appreciation of the benefits – social, economic, educational – that the generation of new knowledge and understanding can bring to the region, the province and the country”. Celebrate Research Week Events: Wednesday, March 9th 12:00 PM – […]

CRW 2011 @ UBC: Post Doc Research in the Spotlight

The University of British Columbia (UBC) established the Postdoctoral Fellows Office (PDFO) within the Faculty of Graduate Studies in early 2010 to formally acknowledge the key role played by Postdoctoral Fellows (PDFs) in achieving the goal of increasing the quality and excellence of UBC’s research and scholarship. PDFs are valued members of the UBC community […]

Celebrate Research Week 2011 @ UBC – Vancouver Institute Lecture

The Haunting of Canadian Culture: From the Ghost of Tom Thompson to the Ghosts of Vimy Ridge – Professor Sherrill Grace Professor Grace is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada and a Distinguished University Scholar at UBC. Among her awards are the 2008 Canada Council Killam Prize in Humanities, and the Lorne Pierce […]