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

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 […]

UBC named one of BC’s Top Employers in 2020

UBC named one of BC’s Top Employers in 2020

UBC is recognized as one of BC’s Top Employers in 2020. This designation recognizes the British Columbian employers that lead their industries in offering exceptional places to work and the most progressive and forward-thinking programs. Some of the reasons that UBC was selected as one of BC’s Top Employers this year: Encouraging employees to get […]

Initiative by UBC’s HR and Pharmacists Clinic improves heart health of faculty and staff

Initiative by UBC’s HR and Pharmacists Clinic improves heart health of faculty and staff

  Did you know that cardiovascular disease is the second leading cause of death in Canada? Did you know it is the leading cause of death worldwide? To challenge this scenario, UBC Pharmacists Clinic and UBC Human Resources’ Health, Wellbeing & Benefits engaged in a unique collaboration to successfully encourage faculty and staff to take care of […]