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Untangling the mysteries of love

Untangling the mysteries of love

The mysteries of love have inspired poetry, songs and countless works of art. But rather than revel in its mystique, UBC philosopher Carrie Jenkins, author of the new book What Love Is, wants us to turn a critical eye on love, to understand its biological and societal origins. Read more.

Jan. 28 is Data Privacy Day. Help keep your data secure

A message from Hubert Lai, Q.C., University Counsel As the use of mobile devices such as laptops, tablets, and smartphones increases, the need to be aware of the security risks to your data is also heightened. January 28 is Data Privacy Day, an annual and worldwide effort to empower people to protect their privacy, both online […]

Read the latest post from Professor Santa Ono’s blog

An extract from Professor Santa Ono’s latest blog post An innovative start to the Year of the Rooster   Yesterday, I was honoured to be named British Columbia’s first Chief Advisor: Innovation Network, and to be appointed to the Premier’s Technology Council. The announcement was made at DarkVision Technologies in North Vancouver, a terrific example of a BC-born, innovation-driven […]

Nadia Khan named President of Hypertension Canada

Nadia Khan, Professor of Medicine in the Division of General Internal Medicine named President of Hypertension Canada. Dr. Nadia Khan is also a scientist at the Center for Health Evaluation and Outcomes Sciences (CHEOS), and a general internist at St. Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver. Dr. Khan was elected to Hypertension Canada’s Board in 2013. Dr. […]

Daniel Pauly named Scientist of the Year by Radio Canada

Dr. Daniel Pauly, University Killam Professor with the Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries and the Sea Around Us Principal Investigator, has been named Scientist of the Year by Radio Canada’s Les Années-lumière. Dr. Pauly is being recognized for his lifelong research efforts on the human impacts on global fisheries. The “Scientist of the Year” award […]

What are you working on? With Myron Campbell

What are you working on? With Myron Campbell

Myron Campbell’s creativity seems to be infinitely supplied. His work is not only imaginative but relevant in today’s societal dialogues. From overseeing large city installations, to lecturing on digital imaging and design, his work encompasses that of a true contemporary artist. Read more.

Nathan Pelletier appointed to Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences, Faculty of Management

UBC’s Okanagan campus has a new national research chair. In collaboration with Egg Farmers of Canada (EFC), UBC has named Nathan Pelletier as Egg Industry Chair in Sustainability/Endowed Chair in Bio-economy Sustainability Management. Pelletier is cross-appointed to UBC’s Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences and the Faculty of Management, to support interdisciplinary research […]

UBC-O: Call for proposals for upcoming Learning Conference

Educators are invited to share their expertise and experiences in advancing student learning through evidence-based practice by submitting a proposal for the 13th annual Learning Conference, May 3–4, 2017.