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‘Chemo brain’ is real, say UBC researchers

UBC researchers have measured the brain activity of breast cancer survivors who experience a foggy-headed feeling known as ‘chemo brain’ after treatment, where patients can find it difficult to concentrate.

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Business, Law and Society

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Is the Canadian dollar a petrocurrency?

Since last summer, the price of oil has plummeted to its lowest point in years – and so has the Canadian dollar, sparking debate as to how closely they’re linked.

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Arts and Humanities

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Art project helps veterans cope with PTSD

Two wood caskets lie on the floor of the Foster Eastman Gallery in Vancouver. They’ve been gutted and stripped. Satellite images of Kandahar, Afghanistan cover their exteriors.

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Science, Health and Technology

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UBC students to take unmanned drones to national competition

University of British Columbia students are putting the finishing touches on an unmanned drone aircraft that they will enter in next week’s Unmanned Systems Canada Student Competition in Quebec.

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University News

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UBC names new vice president, finance

The University of British Columbia’s Board of Governors has approved the appointment of Andrew Simpson as the new vice president, finance.

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Why are so many new teachers burning out?

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As the school year winds down, the anticipation of summer break is a welcome respite for many elementary and high school teachers.

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Spring surprise: UBC expert on the effects of this year’s early spring

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While most of Canada spent February and March buried under snowdrifts, the west coast has been enjoying cherry blossoms and balmy breezes for weeks.

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How “time is money” thinking can hurt the environment: UBC research

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Thinking “time is money” can be a barrier for people to act in environmentally friendly ways, even for tasks like recycling that take mere seconds, according to UBC research.

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Opinions

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A new era of engagement in China

China is opening its doors to meaningful two-way engagement at an unprecedented level, says UBC President Arvind Gupta. Read more here...

Expert Spotlight

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Experts available to comment on Nepal earthquake

UBC researchers are available to speak about the earthquake that hit Nepal on Saturday, April 25, 2015.

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UBC Athletics

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Media advisory: Official announcement of UBC’s new state of the art baseball facility

UBC will announce a state of the art training facility for the UBC Thunderbirds program and players across the Lower Mainland.

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Feature Video

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UBC statistician John Petkau’s research seeks to improve the evaluation of multiple sclerosis (MS) treatments.

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UBC Events

A Papal Bull at UBC Library

  • Mon, April 27, 2015 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • Irving K. Barber Learning Centre - Parliamentary Classroom (155)