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I am pleased to announce that Professor Gail Murphy has been appointed as the new Vice-President, Research and Innovation. She will formally begin the role on August 14, 2017. Gail Murphy is currently a Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Associate Vice-President, Research pro tem at UBC. She is also co-founder and Chief […]
On the morning of Wednesday, June 28, UBC Risk Management will stage a large-scale emergency preparedness exercise in the area of Agronomy Road and Main Mall on the UBC Vancouver campus. Exercise Run Down (as it’s being called), will simulate a mock vehicle attack at a running event during which the driver is shot by […]
Chan Centre, UBC, June 22, 2017 His Holiness the 17th Karmapa, Mr. Wade Davis, colleagues, students and guests Pleased to see so many people here today at the Chan Centre for this important dialogue I would like to acknowledge that we are gathered today on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territory of the Musqueam people. […]
UBC Robson Square, June 15, 2017 Good evening. I am Santa Ono, 15th president & vice-chancellor, UBC. Also, chief advisor, BC Innovation Network. Wearing two hats tonight: as the leader of a university that is at the forefront of clean tech innovation in Canada In my role as The Chief Advisor I work with the […]
I give many speeches in my role as president and vice-chancellor of UBC. This past week alone, I’ve spoken at graduation ceremonies at UBC Okanagan, at a luncheon for the Faculty of Land and Food Systems, at a dinner for the Governor General’s Canadian Leadership Conference and on other occasions. Later this week I’ll be […]
Sage Bistro, Vancouver, BC, June 5, 2017 Thank you, Angela, for the introduction and thank you all for coming out tonight Honoured that you, Canada’s future leaders, have chosen to visit UBC today. Welcome to UBC and to Sage! Hope you are enjoying your visit to Vancouver and to our beautiful campus. Looking forward to […]