Catalyst #3: I am shaping the future of research, teaching and work

An ambitious journey to transform the way we work

An ambitious journey to transform the way we work

On November 2, the way we work together saw change with the launch of Workday for Finance and Human Resources. Below is an excerpt from President and Vice-Chancellor Santa Ono’s message to the UBC community. Read the full Weekly Update October 23.    The road towards implementation of Workday has been a long one, with […]

Dr. Reini Kappelhoff, research associate and lab manager of the Overall Lab, in UBC’s Centre for Blood Research, in front of her “Tips for Recycling” wall. Photo by: Ricardo Seah

Staff, faculty and graduate students collaborate to make UBC labs greener

When Dr. Reinhild “Reini” Kappelhoff came to UBC as a postdoctoral fellow in 2003, she proactively started looking for ways to make her laboratory more environmentally friendly. “I was surprised when I found out that there was no battery recycling, and people were not conscious about how to manage their waste,” she recalls. The lab […]

UBC Recognized as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers in 2020

UBC Recognized as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers in 2020

UBC is recognized as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers in 2020. This designation recognizes employers across Canada that have exceptional workplace diversity and inclusiveness programs. Some of the reasons that UBC was selected as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers this year: The Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre provides former students with […]