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Justin O’Hearn, PhD candidate in Victorian literature at UBC and Gregory Mackie, Assistant Professor in UBC’s Department of English Credit: Don Erhardt
January 16, 2015

Wilde times: rare book coup for UBC

UBC Library has scored a rare book coup by acquiring two exceptional examples of early gay literature that share a connection with famed Victorian writer Oscar Wilde.



Taking the pain out of waiting

For patients dealing with chronic, debilitating headaches, the wait to be seen by the UBC Headache Clinic can seem like an eternity. But a new partnership with the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences is helping patients before they even step foot inside the clinic.

New program to make it easier for internationally-educated midwives to get licensed in B.C.

Midwives who trained and practised outside Canada will soon have a new opportunity to provide their services to women in British Columbia, thanks to the creation of a new program in UBC’s Faculty of Medicine.

Dictator’s henchmen on trial

UBC law professor Nicole Barrett is in Chad to monitor the continuing trial of 21 former government agents who stand accused of mass murder and torture while serving under former Chadian president Hissène Habré from 1982 to 1990.



2015: Year of the Planet

Climate change tops the agenda at home and abroad, say experts from a range of faculties at UBC.



Unlocking the Mystery of the Brain

The Co-Directors of the Djavad Mowfaghian Centre for Brain Health were asked what they thought about the future of brain research.



Late goal lifts Thunderbirds to victory and a weekend sweep

Joe Antilla played hero Saturday night, scoring with 2:15 left in regulation to give the UBC Thunderbirds men's hockey team a 3-2 win over the Mount Royal University Cougars.



The Bacchae 2.1

Expect the unexpected from American playwright Charles L. Mee's subversive and richly poetic creation The Bacchae 2.1.
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