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Fish farm project helps Cambodian women care for families, learn business skills

An international food security project that helps low-income women farmers in Cambodia farm fish and garden at home will now help them become entrepreneurs, thanks to more than $1M in funding to UBC from CIFSRF.

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Business, Law and Society

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McJobs pay off later in career success

When school lets out for the summer, many young students will be facing a tough choice: get a summer job or take on extra studies?

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Arts and Humanities

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How racial stereotypes impact the way we communicate

Racial stereotypes and expectations can impact the way we communicate and understand others, according to UBC research.

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Science, Health and Technology

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Mobile mood-tracking website helps patients across Canada

Effective help for depression and anxiety is now just a click away, thanks to a mobile-optimized website developed at UBC’s Mood Disorders Clinic.

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University News

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UBC awarded $20M in funding for research infrastructure

UBC received over $20 million in funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) to enhance current research facilities with new equipment.

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Gulf Islands plant evolves to protect itself from deer

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A plant on BC's Gulf Islands has genetically evolved to avoid being eaten by herds of hungry deer, according to UBC research.

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Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation boosts ultra-fast quantum materials research at UBC

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Researchers at UBC will be able to probe the mysteries of quantum materials with a new state-of-the-art ultrafast laser, thanks to a $1.4 million US grant from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation.

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UBC-Yale team help translate Facebook’s Safety Check tool after Nepal quake

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UBC linguist Mark Turin helped translate Facebook's Safety Check tool into Nepali.

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Opinions

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Lack of a national drug plan is costing us a fortune

UBC health policy professor Steve Morgan urges the federal and provincial governments to implement universal pharmacare for all Canadians. Read more...

Expert Spotlight

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Canada pledges to cut greenhouse gases by 30%: UBC experts available for comment

UBC experts are available to comment on the federal government’s announcement that it will cut greenhouse gas emissions by 30 per cent.

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UBC Athletics

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Primeau returns to UBC to lead Thunderbirds cross country and track and field

Laurier Primeau will be the next head coach of the UBC Thunderbirds’ cross country and track and field programs.

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Feature Video

The Orange Chair Sessions: Darren Dahl

Dr. Darren Dahl's research drives understanding of consumer behaviour and motivation.

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