Science One News

Christine Cheung gets first prize in International Atlantic Economic Journal's Best Undergraduate Paper Competition

Science One alumni Christine Cheung conducted research over her winter holidays on the profits made from grocers on penny rounding. The resulting paper won her top honours International Atlantic Economic Journal's Best Undergraduate Paper Competition. Way to go Christine!

Students: Maybe you don’t have to choose your discipline

A Globe and Mail article talking about the benefits of an interdisciplinary education. Science One is prominently featured.

Jacqueline Siu recognized as Wesbrook Scholar

Jacqueline Siu (2012/13) was recognized as a Wesbrook scholar and awarded the Harold B. & Nellie Boyes Memorial, and the Harry Logan Memorial Premier scholarship. She also received the Cambridge International Scholarship, which pays for tuition and stipend. She'll be starting her PhD in 2016 working with Gavin Pettigrew on transplant immunology in the Department of Surgery at the Addenbrooke's Hospital.

TRIUMF's first Erich Vogt fellow is a Science One student

Jonathan Zhang (2014/15), an 18-year old aspiring theoretical physicist, just finished his first year of undergraduate studies at UBC Science One when he got the chance to do something that most students don't: collaborate with theoretical research scientists at TRIUMF.

Wasserman receives inaugural Erich Vogt FYSRE

Vancouver native Walter Wasserman (2013/14), a first-year student from the Science One program, has been selected as the inaugural recipient of the Erich Vogt First Year Student Research Experience award.

An injection of youth

Science One Alumni Allen Zhang (2010/11) amongst youngest students ever to enrol in UBC’s medical program, and youngest to accepted to the MD/PhD program.