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People and Place: The beating heart of UBC Pharmaceutical Sciences

People and Place: The beating heart of UBC Pharmaceutical Sciences

The UBC Pharmaceutical Sciences building on UBC’s Vancouver campus, located at the intersection of Wesbrook Mall and Agronomy Road, is a 246,000square-foot architectural landmark. Opened in 2012, the building is home to an ever-expanding Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences and transformational hub of learning, research, and innovation. The construction of the building was made possible by […]

UBC named one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People in 2022

UBC named one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People in 2022

UBC has been recognized as one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People in 2022, for the tenth consecutive year. This special designation recognizes the employers that offer the nation’s best workplaces and programs for young people starting their careers.    View the full announcement on the Focus on People website to see why UBC was selected for this award.

Tackling historical, systemic and intersectional anti-racism with a new local open online course

Tackling historical, systemic and intersectional anti-racism with a new local open online course

The UBC Faculty of Education has launched a new Local Open Online Course (LOOC) titled ‘Historical, Systemic and Intersectional Anti-racism: From Awareness to Action’. The course aims to provide participants with a thorough understanding of racism’s deep-rooted presence across different spheres of society. Participants will gain a deep understanding of the hegemony of racism through […]

Meet Peek-a-Moo, a Data Visualization Tool for Dairy Cattle

Meet Peek-a-Moo, a Data Visualization Tool for Dairy Cattle

The Dairy Education and Research Centre (DERC) at the UBC Faculty of Land and Food Systems has developed an exciting data visualization tool which enables researchers to analyze comprehensive data on cattle herds. The tool, named ‘Peek-a-Moo’ can show statistical data on an individual cow’s eating and sleeping patterns and even their interactions with other […]

OER Fund(ed): Bringing culture and community to online language learning

OER Fund(ed): Bringing culture and community to online language learning

The UBC Himalaya Program has launched its newest Open Educational Resources (OER) courses on the Nepali and Tibetan language, titled ‘Introduction to the Nepali Language’ and ‘Introduction to the Tibetan Language’. Instructors Binod Shrestha and Sonam Chusang have designed the introductory courses with assistance from the OER Fund in form of a Rapid Innovation Grant, […]

With UBC ARC Sockeye, the university is enhancing advanced research computing infrastructure

UBC Research Data Management Town Hall: Oct. 19, 2021

UBC is developing a Research Data Management (RDM) strategy to align with the Tri-Agency Policy on RDM, UBC’s strategic plan and the UBC Indigenous Strategic Plan. The strategy will inform the future of RDM at UBC by focusing on the priorities of the research community. Forming an effective strategy requires input from the research community to […]