The method in Black Friday madness

UBC business prof explains how stores fuel a buying frenzy, and what consumers get out of it.


Business, Law and Society


Out of the woods

A UBC expert on how B.C.’s forestry industry can capitalize on the emerging bioeconomy.

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Arts and Humanities


The ugly truth about sexual harassment

A UBC expert says the high-profile sexual harassment scandals involving Jian Ghomeshi and MPs show only the tip of the iceberg.

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Science, Health and Technology


Three UBC professors receive $4M for Alzheimer’s research

Three UBC researchers are among the first to receive funding from the British Columbia Alzheimer's Research Award Program.

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Transcendental education


Entering university is a daunting prospect for anyone. But for UBC undergraduate student Vivianna, 19, it was particularly nerve-wracking.


Student invents technology for tissue engineering


A student’s passion for science, combined with a background in engineering, has led to a research breakthrough that has drawn international interest.


Teaching degree ‘a ticket to many worlds’


Despite recent labour unrest, demand for UBC teacher education grows.



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No need for an election day holiday

Making an election day a holiday in Canada would be a bad idea, says UBC political scientist David Moscrop. Read more here..

Expert Spotlight


The enigmatic man behind the code

A UBC mathematician talks about some of British cryptologist Alan Turing’s lesser-known work ahead of a new biopic.

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UBC Athletics


UBC women complete three-peat; men claim sixth at NAIA’s

The UBC Thunderbirds won the team title at the 35th NAIA Women’s Cross Country Championship in dominant fashion this weekend.

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Feature Video

UBC Okanagan’s Mechatronics Club

Members of the Mechatronics Club at UBC Okanagan describe the inner workings of the club.

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UBC Events

November Café Scientifique with Aaron Boley

  • Tue Nov 25 2014, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Railway Club, 579 Dunsmuir St.
The November Vancouver Café Scientique is out of this world. Discover the wide variety of planets beyond the Solar System.