Bridging the gap between research and students, the Living Library allowed anyone to meet a real, live grad student and talk to them. The graduate students who were part of the Living Library were recruited by liaison librarians who thought that some students would be a personable, informative “book.”
UBC President Santa Ono was one of around 15 speakers that this year's TEDxWestVancouverED education conference this weekend.
This week, the UBC Library in collaboration with campus partners is joining universities, libraries, scientific, cultural and community organisations across Canada for a week-long celebration of science.
The moon passes by the sun at 3,682 kilometers per hour. But truly, with enough distance, any movement is undetectable — the eclipse looked like just a shadow of a rock, larger each time it was glimpsed, stealing across the eye of the sun.
Kwantlen Polytechnic University partnered with Telus World of Science to create the KPU-Science World Speaker Series. This year, the speaker series started with two Amazon Field School leaders explaining the importance of forest conservation.
Having worked with Anelosimus spiders for a long time, Aviles and Hoffman observed less social species found at higher elevations and more social species found at lower elevations. Social spiders are those that live in giant, cooperative webs.
During Pharmacist Awareness Month (PAM) in March, students, faculty and staff can visit a booth and attend a series of sessions and seminars aimed to educate people about opioids, contraceptives and stimulants.
Can we recycle LEDs? That’s the question posed to Dr. Maria Holuszko and her PhD student Amit Kumar at the Urban Mining Innovation Centre (UMIC) at UBC. “Processing LEDs was something [a] recycling company didn’t know how to do," but UBC did.