Your community

Every role contributes to the future of our university. Get to know the people who make UBC. Share your voice and help shape our university into the place you want it to be. It is yours.

Get to know your colleagues

Find out what your colleagues across UBC are working on – both at UBC and beyond.

Featured Colleagues

In conversation: UBC’s Alfred Hermida and Mary Lynn Young co-founded the Canadian edition of the site, which breaks down barriers between academia and journalism.

Academic researchers today are increasingly encouraged to disseminate their findings to the broader public—but accurate and impactful media coverage can be hard to attract, especially for younger, emerging scholars. Enter The Conversation: a global non-profit initiative that features online news and editorial content from academics, guided by journalists, that is freely available for republication by other media outlets.


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Get to know UBC’s senior leadership

One-on-One with Barbara Meens Thistle
Barbara Meens Thistle is UBC’s Vice-President, Human Resources. A long-time champion of equity, diversity and inclusion, she has a strong desire to help others see their potential. Find out more about Barbara, her knack for horticulture, and her vision for Human Resources at UBC.

Have your say

Whether you have a question for the President, suggestions for new ways of working, or would like to join a faculty and staff survey panel, there are a number of ways you can have your say.