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Finlay is top young scientist in Canada

UBC Biotechnology Laboratory researcher Brett Finlay has been awarded the 1998 Steacie Prize in the natural sciences, Canada's top award for young scientists and engineers.

Four to receive Order of Canada honours

Two renowned UBC scientists, a former director of the Museum of Anthropology, and the first director of the First Nations House of Learning have been named to the Order of Canada.

Program's aim to build leadership skills

A new program to help women students develop strategic leadership skills has been created by the Women Students' Office.

Engineers put bones together in new lab

Screwdrivers, socket wrenches and cans of 3-in-1 oil litter the counters.

No, this isn't a scene from your local garage. These are some of the tools to be found in the new Orthopedic Engineering Research Laboratory.

Fairy tales to fantasy on children's book list

Cataloguing children's literature is anything but child's play say two faculty members from the School of Library, Archival and Information Studies.

Experts work to help sustain water, life in Brazilian city

UBC's Centre for Human Settlements is leading a major international collaborative project to develop a community-based watershed management system in Santo André, one of 39 municipalities in Saõ Paulo, Brazil -- the largest metropolitan area in South America.