UBC Science welcomed new Canada Research Chairs in chemistry, math and physics this week, as well as a renewed chair in computer science.
Shell Canada is renewing the Shell Campus Ambassador Program and nearly $40,000 will go towards supporting students in geosciences and geological engineering.
Douglas Oldenburg, a world-renowned geophysicist, and Mark MacLachlan, a leading Canadian supramolecular materials chemist, have been recognized with honours from the Royal Society of Canada.
CS alumnus Alireza Davoodi's mobile health company, Curatio, is the winner of Novartis' Global Health 2.0 Competition.
Former UBC zoology post-doctoral researcher Jessica Meir has been selected by NASA as an astronaut candidate.