UBC Reports | January 9, 2014

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Ready-to-wear electronics

UBC engineers are developing technology to turn rigid electronics into garments that move with you.

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LATEST NEWS

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UBC awarded $9M in research funds to tackle societal challenges

UBC research in fish ecology, oil sands, energy efficient buildings and wearable electronics received a $9-million boost today through NSERC.

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Study of Nepalese pilgrims challenges diagnosis of acute mountain sickness

A study led by UBC scientists calls into question a widely used method of diagnosing acute mountain sickness.

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$1.8M boost for cutting edge research from CFI

Eighteen UBC projects have received more than $1.8 million in combined funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation's John R. Evans Leaders Fund.

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Vancouver School of Theology sells Iona building to UBC

The Vancouver School of Theology and the University of British Columbia announced today that UBC will purchase from VST the 1927 stone-faced Iona Building.

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FEATURE STORIES

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Lighter, stronger, safer

3-D X-ray technology could pave the way for new a generation of defect-free, lightweight cars and planes

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No pain, great gain

Inexpensive, pain-free micro needles are about to change how we receive injections, and hold promise for many other uses.

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EXPERT SPOTLIGHT

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Keep calm and get vaccinated

UBC Prof. William Bowie discusses growing concerns over the H1N1 flu virus.

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North Korea’s strange hoop dreams

A UBC Prof. looks at Dennis Rodman's tour of North Korea and what it says about the country's politics and its love of basketball.

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Cycling safety tips for the New Year

UBC’s Kay Teschke with tips for safe city cycling in winter and year-round.

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OPINIONS

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The trouble with ‘scientific’ research today: A lot that’s published is junk

The trouble with ‘scientific’ research today: A lot that’s published is junk The pressure to “publish or perish” is making scientific research more unreliable than ever, writes UBC’s S. Stanley Young […]

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ATHLETICS

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UBC sweeps Great Northwest Showcase

The UBC Thunderbirds men's hockey team went undefeated against NCAA Division I competition in the Great Northwest Showcase.

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