- What you should do with your head to appear more dominant
The Telegraph cited research about how the tilt of the head changes the way a person is perceived. Zachary Witkower, a graduate student, and Jessica Tracy, a professor of psychology […]
- UBC study holds promise for novel and safe treatment for Type 2 diabetes
Reducing a specific protein in the fat cells of mice not only prevents onset of Type 2 diabetes but also appears to reverse the disease in the animals, researchers at the University of British Columbia and Sweden’s Karolinska Institute have found.
- L.A. council members propose taxing landlords who leave homes vacant
Thomas Davidoff, a professor at UBC Sauder School of Business and director of UBC’s centre for urban economics and real estate, was mentioned in an LA Times article about the […]
- Scientists develop ingenious way to convert blood into universal donor type
Inverse spoke to Stephen Withers, a professor of chemistry at UBC, about his research to develop a way to convert type A blood to universal type O blood. Peter Rahfeld, […]
The Asia Pacific Regional Office (APRO) of the University of British Columbia (UBC) works to fulfill the university’s commitments to enhance the capacity of UBC students, faculty, staff and alumni to engage internationally, and to strengthen UBC’s presence as a globally influential university, as outlined in Place and Promise, UBC’s Strategic Plan. The APRO office, located in Hong Kong, provides a unique opportunity for UBC to establish a presence in one of the world’s most dynamic regions. The UBC Asia Pacific Regional Office was officially opened on May 3, 2005. Since that time, the scope of operations and the team at APRO have grown, reflecting the wider areas of work undertaken and the broader engagement with partners in the region. The office serves alumni and development activities, supports student recruitment at the undergraduate and graduate levels and caters to the needs of various academic programs, research endeavours and academic relations. The APRO team is active in many locations in Asia and supports visits of academic leaders, faculty and student groups coming to the region. The APRO office is also a place to learn about UBC and what it has to offer to individuals and communities from and throughout Asia. We welcome you to drop by and connect with the UBC family! Learn more about how APRO serves UBC students, faculties and alumni in Asia.