Gail Murphy Named 2010 ACM Distinguished Member

CS Prof Dr. Gail Murphy

Dr. Murphy's research and teaching area of expertise is software engineering.

As part of the Software Practices Laboratory, her research focuses on developing methods and tools to help software developers manage, evolve and collaborate on the structure of the systems they are developing at design time and in source code.

Visit Dr. Murphy's homepage here.

Audience Department
Site Categories Academic Research

Activities in Diversity and Equity

  • Recruitment and Retention in Computer Science Study
  • 1st Year Undergrad Surveys
  • Statistics
  • High School Outreach Program
  • Alumni Panel
  • The CRA-W Grad Cohort for Women Workshop
  • Women in CS Affinity Group
  • QueerCoded Affinity Group
  • CS Coffee Chat


(L - R) Lesley Shannon, Elizabeth Croft, Anne Condon, Maria Klawe

Above: Four Generations of NSERC Chair for Women in Science and Engineering, BC/Yukon

We're always looking for grad and undergrad reps. If you're interested in joining the committee, please email Michele Ng

Snow Policy

UBC Snow Policy 68 outlines how to handle most snow situations.

Information regarding university closures is posted on the UBC home page at This website is the authorative site for information. This information may also be communicated to radio station CKNW 980 by 6:00 a.m.  Faculty and students should use these resources to determine if classes are running.

Emergency Disaster Kits

Plan for 72 hours

The department maintains a small number of flash lights, first aid kits, and blankets on hand for emergencies. We do not store water or food in case of longer emergencies. It is recommended that building occupants make personal emergency disaster kits to last for 72 hours.

Here is shortlist of items recommended for a personal Emergency Disaster Kit..

First Aid & Floor Wardens

Emergency Director: Moyra Ditchfield1352-5809
Assistant Emergency Director: Ming Lau151B

ICICS/CS Reading Room : Access

Students, departmental users and the public are welcome to visit during opening hours.

Access Control

24 hour access to the Reading Room is available to Faculty, Graduate students & Staff in Computer Science or connected to ICICS.

ICICS/CS Reading Room : About Us

Getting Started

For Graduate students, Faculty and Staff [pdf]

Information on accessing our facilities and finding and using our resources.

For Undergraduate students, non-Departmental users and Visitors [pdf]

Information on accessing our facilities and finding and using our resources.

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