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By Ursula Ellis on September 14, 2020
To celebrate Science Literacy Week, the Woodward/BMB Library team is sharing brief reviews of some of our favourite books on this year’s theme, biodiversity. Braiding sweetgrass: Indigenous wisdom, scientific knowledge and the teachings of plants by Robin Wall Kimmerer Braiding Sweetgrass beautifully blends personal stories with knowledge from many sources, asks questions, and prompts readers […]
By Kyle G on September 6, 2020
Two collections of letters, written to and by Charles Darwin.
UBC Woodward Library acquired two collections containing letters to and from Charles Darwin, the well-known evolutionary biologist and originator of the concept of natural selection.
By Kyle G on August 31, 2020
While there is nothing resembling a museum in the Memorial Room area, there is a modest collection of artifacts. Notable among these are infant feeders, largely the gift of Miss Alice Wright of Vancouver. There are some sets of older surgical instruments and a few nineteenth century microscopes and pharmaceutical kits.