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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Experts to comment on municipal elections

Faculty experts are available to comment on municipal election issues in advance of the Nov. 15 elections across B.C.

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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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More Indigenous teachers needed


After 40 years and more than 370 graduates, UBC’s Indigenous teacher education program remains as vital as ever.


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



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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


Canada joins the fight against ISIS

A UBC international relations expert says Canada’s involvement is first and foremost a political signal.

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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

Identity Crisis: A UBCIA Dialogue on Cultural Space and it's Impact on You!

  • Tue Oct 21 2014, 5:30 PM - 9 PM
  • Simon K.Y. Lee HKU-UBC House (Global Lounge)
The first dialogue from UBC Intercultural Alliance this year. Discussions on cultural identity, space and negotiation.