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2017 Library Recognition Award recipients announced

Peter Zandstra to lead newly established School of Biomedical Engineering

Dr. Peter Zandstra has been appointed as Founding Director, School of Biomedical Engineering, and has also been appointed Director of the Michael Smith Laboratories. A UBC alumnus from the Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering, Dr. Zandstra joins UBC from the University of Toronto. The recipient of numerous awards, Dr. Zandstra and his team have […]

Liam Brunham named one of Canada’s “Top 40 Under 40”

Liam Brunham, an Assistant Professor of Medicine and 2008 alumnus of the Faculty of Medicine’s MD/PhD program, has been named one of “Canada’s Top 40 Under 40.” Dr. Brunham, a Principal Investigator at the Centre for Heart+Lung Innovation, focuses on understanding how changes in specific genes contribute to differences in drug-response as well as to […]

Communications Excellence Awards recipients announced

In recognition of the valuable contribution made by UBC communications professionals in advancing the university’s reputation and profile, the Vice-President, External Relations launched the annual Communications Excellence Awards program this April. Fifty projects were nominated from across the university. Expert judges from UBC and the broader communications and marketing community adjudicated across three categories, and […]

Murali Chandrashekaran appointed as Vice-Provost, International

Dr. Murali Chandrashekaran has been appointed as the Vice-Provost, International for a five-year term, beginning September 1, 2017. Dr. Chandrashekaran, the Fred H. Siller Professor of Marketing and Behavioural Science, is currently Senior Associate Dean, Strategic Partnerships and Global Initiatives, in the Sauder School of Business. Read the full announcement.

Jan Dutz appointed Head, Department of Dermatology and Skin Science, Faculty of Medicine

Jan Dutz appointed Head, Department of Dermatology and Skin Science, Faculty of Medicine

Dr. Jan Dutz has been appointed Head, Department of Dermatology and Skin Science, effective July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2022. Dr. Dutz is a Professor in the Department of Dermatology and Skin Science. As a Senior Scientist at BC Children’s, his research focus is the skin immune system and the manipulation of this system […]

Susan Murphy appointed Head, Department of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Medicine

Susan Murphy appointed Head, Department of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Medicine

Susan Murphy has been appointed Head, Department of Physical Therapy, effective July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2020, following her appointment as Interim Head since January 1, 2016. Ms. Murphy is a Senior Instructor in the Department of Physical Therapy. She trained as a physical therapist and started her academic career teaching in the clinical […]

Outstanding staff recognized by Dean of Education award for excellence
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