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TEDxTT Speaker Preview: Viet Vu

 “It’s going to be one of the most personal things I’ve done in my life – and it seems like I will be doing that in…

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TEDx Terry Talks 2014 – Booth Space Available

  Calling all UBC Clubs and Student-led Initiatives! The Terry Project is inviting organizations and student groups from the UBC Community to showcase their work and…

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INFOGRAPHIC: Is Food a Right?

On October 7, 2013, Gordon Neighbourhood House hosted the West End Food Festival. One of the numerous events part of this festival included a panel discussion…

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Karla Homolka: From Convicted Killer to Anonymous Mother

Shadlee Rahman is a research assistant for the Terry Project Podcast–the theme of rebranding raised brought back some history. Very few crimes, if any, are as…

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Information Session: The UBC Global Crisis Simulation

Attention Science, Engineering, Commerce and Arts students! Are you interested in: running an international conference in Mumbai, India? Representing UBC at a conference in Princeton? Honing your…

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Introducing the Nanoflower, using Nature as Inspiration

The idea that science and technology uses the natural world (nature) as a template isn’t a novel one. For example, Researchers in Madrid are using ant…

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Rooftop Garden in Vancouver, first in North America

At 535 Richards Street, the first ever urban farming system is being built by a company called Alterrus. Crop production will occur year round, within a…

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SENSibility: This is Not the Endgame in Syria

Vancouver, August 15 2012. As the Syrian Tragedy continues to unfold in bloody slow motion, there is much talk of entering an “endgame” phase of the…

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SENSibility: The GEO 5 Report (and why I noticed)

Vancouver, July 17, 2012. On June 6 of this year, the United Nations Environment Program released its GEO 5 Report. This report, the fifth in an…

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SENSibility: Fighting the War on Science

Vancouver, July 8, 2012. The country is about to be treated to a a rare and sad spectacle: a protest by scientists. Merchants, board up your…

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