A $66.5-million investment from the Government of Canada—the largest government investment in a single UBC research program—will support quantum matter research.
A $1.1 million estate gift by geologist Wilbert R. Ted Danner will increase support for UBC geology students.
UBC mathematician Mark MacLean was recognized with the 2015 Adrien Pouliot Award for his excellence in teaching and contributions to math education in Canada, particularly Aboriginal education.
UBC computer scientist Anne Condon and a team of 28 faculty, alumni, staff and students ran the Scotiabank Half Marathon and 5K run, raising $11,286 to fund programs aimed at increasing diversity and gender balance in computer science.
UBC researchers exploring forest genomics, fish conservation, ocean particle fluxes and software development where elected to the Royal Society of Canada.