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The bowhead whale is the longest-living marine mammal in the world, yet many answers remain about the biology and feeding behaviour of this elusive animal. “We can observe their underwater behaviour like never before, providing new insights into their feeding and social activities.” Recently, a research team undertook what is believed to be the first […]
“Perseverance, inventiveness and initiative are essential traits for a researcher,” says Dr. Sarvajna Dwivedi, UBC Pharm Sci alumnus (MSc 1988, PhD 1992). As co-founder and chief scientific officer of Pearl Therapeutics Inc., Dr. Dwivedi and his wife, Dr. Seema Dwivedi, have recently established and endowed an award that will support outstanding graduate students in the […]
There are many reasons people choose to support UBC. When Erma Connaghan decided to create a bursary it was a decision born of her and her family’s passionate belief in education, but it also reflected Erma’s personal experience as a student more than 60 years ago. “I received a scholarship in high school,” explains Erma. […]
“What we know when it comes to post-secondary education is students whose parents have not attended university, tend to overestimate the costs and underestimate the benefits,” says Dr. Kathleen Ross (EdD 2011), right. “They feel university is beyond their reach.” As Associate Vice President of Enrolment Services and Registration, Dr. Ross, better known as Kate, […]