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Safe solution for dangerous mine waste puts UBC researcher in running for $20-million prize
Dec. 16, 2016

Safe solution for dangerous mine waste puts UBC researcher in running for $20-million prize

UBC mineralogist Lee Groat wants to combine two common yet dangerous byproducts of mining — acidic drainage and carbon dioxide emissions — to make one stable byproduct that won’t hurt the environment.



Culturally safe program benefits indigenous women experiencing violence

UBC nursing professor Colleen Varcoe and her colleagues recently evaluated an intervention to determine what works best to improve the health of indigenous women who experience violence.

Get better customer service by choosing your words wisely

New research, published recently in the Journal of Applied Psychology, from the University of British Columbia has found that what you say to customer service employees can determine the quality of service you receive.



Make Vancouver the world’s slowest city: A manifesto

Patrick Condon, the chair of the master of urban design program at UBC SALA, co-wrote an op-ed for The Tyee offering an alternative to Vancouver’s Greenest City Action Plan.



Coltyn Liu to attend UBC in 2017

Liu, one of the most decorated high school volleyball players in all of Canada, plans to study in the UBC School of Kinesiology.



Festive Cantatas – J.S. Bach’s Magnificat Presented by Early Music Vancouver

Join us to experience Alexander Weimann leading five internationally renowned soloists, a full baroque orchestra, 3 trumpets, and timpani in a performance of the original version of J.S. Bach’s Magnificat.



UBC Science: Our Greatest Hits from 2016

From new buildings to new discoveries and all the amazing achievements in between, here’s a look at some of UBC Science’s greatest hits from 2016.
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