UBC research driving the future of clean transportation

UBC research driving the future of clean transportation

Vehicles produce nearly a quarter of Canada’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, making them the country’s second-largest source of such emissions. The University of British Columbia is leading research efforts to make transportation cleaner, safer and more connected, using its unique campus as a living laboratory (Strategy 3: Thriving Communities). One example is an innovative UBC […]

Apply to the Equity Enhancement Fund

The Equity Enhancement Fund (EEF) supports community-based initiatives that enhance equity, diversity, and inclusion – one of the core themes of Shaping UBC’s Next Century, and in alignment with Strategy 4 (Inclusive Excellence). Preference will be given to initiatives which: Build student, faculty, and staff competencies and understanding related to issues of equity, diversity and inclusion through community-engaged […]

Inviting proposals for the 2020 Online Learning Advancement Fund

Inviting proposals for the 2020 Online Learning Advancement Fund

The university has committed $500,000 in recurring funding to support initiatives that develop both credit and non-credit online learning opportunities, through the Online Learning Advancement Fund (OLAF). The Office of the Provost and Vice-President, Academic, UBC Vancouver, created this fund in alignment with Strategy 11: Education Renewal, and Strategy 13: Practical Learning, of the strategic plan. Faculty […]

Peering into the classroom

Peering into the classroom

Story produced by UBC Internal Communications  A glance at the computer monitor in John Vigna’s office is all it takes to realize the depth of dedication the Instructor (Fiction) and Pedagogy Chair of UBC’s Creative Writing Program has toward his role as an educator and mentor. Taped onto the screen, above the keyboard, is a […]