Getting by with a little help from their friends

Students are learning to support each other in the first peer wellness-coaching program in Canada.


Business, Law and Society

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Almost no way out

New UBC prof explores the grip of Aboriginal gang life in the Prairies

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Arts and Humanities

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Spread the news

A UBC Journalism prof’s new book explores social media and the power of sharing.

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Science, Health and Technology

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Dissecting assisted suicide

A UBC doctor says crossing the line from alleviating suffering into assisted suicide could lead us into murky waters.

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University News

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UBC gets $11.6M boost for 16 Canada Research Chairs

UBC has received $11.6 million for 16 new and renewed federally funded Canada Research Chairs.

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Learning from the horrors of the past


In a new international research program, undergrad students bring home tales of courage and lessons for society.


The binner takes it all

Learning Exchange

A conference on binning is one way UBC’s Learning Exchange, now in its 15th year, is connecting with Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside


Suffering in silence over infant loss

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A UBC staff member teams up with a nursing professor to ensure parents who lose their babies get support.



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Let scientists share their research knowledge

Sarah Otto says scientists should be allowed to speak freely about their work and Canada must support science communication, in the Toronto Star. Read more here...

Expert Spotlight

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Sea stars under attack

If a mysterious disease keeps spreading, we may no longer see sea stars along the seashore

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UBC Athletics

Canada West Football (CIS): October 19, 2014 - UBC Thunderbirds host Regina Rams

T-Birds edge Rams in must-win game

The UBC Thunderbirds football team kept their playoff hopes alive by winning a shot-for-shot battle with the Regina Rams 33-32.

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Feature Video

Epigenetics explained with stop-motion animation

UBC professor Steven Barnes uses stop-motion animations to explain epigenetic mechanisms

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UBC Events

BC Treaty-Making in the Twenty-First Century

  • Mon Oct 20 2014, 4 PM
  • Irving K. Barber Learning Centre
Professor Jim Miller, Canada Research Chair in Native-Newcomer Relations at the University of Saskatchewan and recipient of the 2014 Killam Prize, along with Killam Laureate, will present a lecture on the treaty-making process in BC in the past two decades.