UBC researchers create self-propelled powder to stop bleeding

UBC researchers have created the first self-propelled particles capable of delivering coagulants against the flow of blood to treat severe bleeding, a potentially huge advancement in trauma care.


Business, Law and Society


Bad bosses inspire employees to sabotage customers

When faced with rude customers, people in the service sector sometimes exact revenge – but they’re much more likely to do so if their boss mistreats them as well.

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Arts and Humanities


Are election polls trustworthy?

Canada’s federal election is approaching fast, and there’s little sign of a break in the three-way race.

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University News


New UBC student residence to be among world’s tallest wood buildings

One of the tallest wood buildings in the world will soon be constructed at UBC, providing housing for hundreds of students.

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UBC celebrates 100 years of learning, research and community engagement


UBC launches its Centennial year and marks the official opening of the Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre today, exactly 100 years after welcoming its first class of 379 students.


UBC-Langara partnership breaks down education barriers for Aboriginal students


The University of British Columbia and Langara College announced today a formal partnership to fully establish a university transfer program for Aboriginal students.


Election watch: UBC foreign policy experts available for comment


The Munk Debate on Canada's Foreign Policy takes place today (4 p.m. PST) and is the first-ever federal election debate on this topic.




Breaking down health care barriers

Gavin Stuart, vice provost, health at UBC, writes about the university’s efforts for its various health-related programs to collaborate and integrate, in an attempt to strengthen personalized medicine. Read more here.

Expert Spotlight


Fuel cells are the future: UBC expert

The recall of 11 million Volkswagen diesel vehicles highlights the challenges of reducing emissions from fossil fuel-powered cars.

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UBC Athletics


UBC introduces newest women’s hockey T-Birds

The UBC Thunderbirds women’s hockey team is proud to announce that the addition of forwards Laura Trachsel and Hannah Clayton-Carroll, goalie Laura Taylor, and defenceman Kirsten Toth.

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Feature Video

UBC100 Photo Timelapse

In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the first day of classes, the UBC community came together to recreate the iconic ‘UBC’ photo taken in 1922.

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UBC Events

Indigenous Peoples’ International Roundtable on Forests and Climate Change

  • Thu October 8 - 5 to 7 p.m.
  • Forest Sciences Centre, 2424 Main Mall, Room 1005
UBC and the Faculty of Forestry and WWF International Forest and Climate Programme are sponsoring an international roundtable to facilitate discussion by Indigenous Peoples’ representatives of the important issues of forests and climate change.