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School of Population and Public Health Admissions Information Session

School of Population and Public Health Admissions Information Session

Learn about SPPH graduate programs and the admissions process.

Dr. John Spinelli

A recipe for understanding cancer

Most good science takes time. John Spinelli, a cancer epidemiologist, is on intimate terms with that hard truth. (Photo: Brian Kladko)

Four ways to fix mass transit in Metro Vancouver

Four ways to fix mass transit in Metro Vancouver

Lawrence Frank of UBC’s School of Population and Public Health believes that delaying transit improvements comes with a steep price. Photo: Jonathan Pope, Wikimedia Commons.

SPPH PhD student an “Emerging Leader” in Science

SPPH PhD student an “Emerging Leader” in Science

PhD student Jacquelyn Cragg who received the Emerging Leader Award from Minerva Foundation’s Women In™ Science program.

SPPH student wins Air & Waste Management Association award

SPPH student wins Air & Waste Management Association award

MSc-OEH student Annie Wang wins Best Student Presentation Award at PNWIS 2013

UBC students investigating air quality in Quesnel

UBC students investigating air quality in Quesnel

The project looks at air quality in general, as well as temporal changes, year-round.

Michael Brauer

Dr. Michael Brauer selected to UN’s Climate and Clean Air Coalition scientific panel

The CCAC, part of the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), is the first global project to treat short-lived climate pollutants as an international challenge.

Mieke Koehoorn

Dr. Mieke Koehoorn gives Alf Nachemson Memorial Lecture

This prestigious lectureship is awarded to those who have made a substantial contribution to the field of occupational health.

Flu shot clinics at SPPH

Flu shot clinics at SPPH

The School will be hosting one of the free flu clinics for UBC students, faculty and staff on November 19. Register now!

SPPH student wins medical decision-making prize

SPPH student wins medical decision-making prize

Logan Trenaman won the Lee B. Lusted Student Prize, which recognizes students’ original research in medical decision making.