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UBC scientists make a breakthrough in sepsis research

UBC researchers have developed a new test that can quickly diagnose sepsis, a syndrome responsible for five million deaths every year worldwide. “We think this can tell us 4 to […]

Canada’s next move after deadly attack in Ottawa

The reaction to the attack at Parliament Hill earlier this week showed Canada at its best, said UBC political scientist Allen Sens. “I think it’s up to the Canadian government […]

Council candidates tackle affordable housing in Vancouver debate

It’s a “great tragedy” that many residents cannot afford to own their homes in Vancouver, says UBC landscape architecture professor Patrick Condon. Condon made the comment as a panellist at […]

Counterfeits can boost sales of the real thing

The success of knockoff merchandise can sometimes be good for the real business, suggests a new UBC study. Business professor Yi Qian found knockoff footwear sold in China increased sales […]

Dreams of the future

UBC forestry professor Sally Aitken discusses the advantages of genetic diversity in trees as forests adapt to climate change on CBC’s The Nature of Things.

Special app opens communication lines between doctors and youth

An app designed by a UBC medicine professor is helping doctors better connect with young patients. “We have very good technology in medicine now, but where the challenges are is […]

Canada needs a fighter jet that matches its missions

Canada needs to invest in better fighter jets, like the BAE Hawk, says UBC’s Michael Byers, Canada Research Chair in Global Politics and International Law. “Sending supersonic jets to Iraq […]

Fossil-fuel divestment urged at UBC

Three UBC professors talk about the call for fossil-fuel divestment at UBC in a new op-ed in the Vancouver Sun. “Divestment is an act of leadership,” write Kathryn Harrison, George […]

Dialogue on pot is too preachy: UBC prof

A film by UBC nursing professor about teen marijuana use makes its Quebec debut tonight. Called Cycles, the film is designed to get teens to consider the downside of smoking […]

University graduates defy urban myths, find jobs

Unemployment rates are lower for people who graduated five years ago from a B.C. university than the provincial average, according to a new report. “Young people have skills that employers […]

From Innovation Boulevard to a Knowledge Corridor

Building a rapid transit line to UBC would drive innovation along the Broadway Corridor, says UBC President Arvind Gupta. “If we can quickly move people and ideas and entrepreneurial thinking […]

UBC eHealth develops programs that span languages, cultures

Kendall Ho, UBC’s director of the eHealth Strategies Office, talks with the Vancouver Sun about reaching ethnic communities through the latest communications technologies. “Among the Chinese population, about 60 per […]

UBC Thunderbirds Women’s Hockey vs. Regina Cougars

UBC Thunderbirds Women’s Hockey vs. Regina Cougars Fri Oct 24 2014, 7 PM – 9 PM Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre The UBC Thunderbirds women’s hockey team squares off against […]

UBC Thunderbirds Women’s Hockey vs. Regina Cougars

UBC coaching record gets set to move from Mullins to Hanson

UBC Thunderbird men’s basketball coach Kevin Hanson is four wins away from equalling the collegiate’s all-time record for career victories. Hanson could potentially surpass the 600-win record before the start […]

Tough impaired driving laws in B.C. working

B.C.’s tougher drinking and driving laws have led to fewer fatal crashes on B.C.’s roads, according to a new study from UBC. “Our findings add to the growing evidence that […]

The wild and wacky world of a dog’s dreams

The idea that dogs can dream is discussed in a new article in the Victoria Times Colonist. The article mentions UBC psychology professor emeritus Stanley Coren, who believes intelligent mammals, […]

UBCO students urged to dress in red today

UBC Okanagan students are wearing red today in solidarity with the people affected by Wednesday’s attack in Ottawa. “There’s nothing that says Canada quite like red. It’s time for Canadians […]