Engineer yogi releases breath device

For Cindy Gu, a mechanical engineer and certified yoga teacher who graduates from UBC at the end of this month, mindfulness was key to coping with campus life.


Business, Law and Society

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Indigenous mother-son duo overcome odds, graduate from UBC – together

Watching a loved one graduate from university is a proud moment, but for Jocelyne and Randy Robinson, the pride will be twofold as the mother and son graduate from UBC a day apart.

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Arts and Humanities


“Kill chain” war lawyers vs. Donald Trump

UBC PhD candidate Craig A. Jones has personally interviewed more than 50 military lawyers as part of his research on the function of law in modern warfare.

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Science, Health and Technology

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UBC’s ‘robot kindergarten’ trains droids of the future

Less than 100 years from now, robots will be friendly, useful participants in our homes and workplaces, predicts UBC mechanical engineering professor and robotics expert Elizabeth Croft.

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University News


UBC receives $27 million research boost from provincial government

The University of British Columbia has received more than $27 million in funding from the provincial government for a number of research infrastructure projects, announced today by Honourable Amrik Virk, Minister of Technology, Innovation and Citizens’ Services.

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Parents struggle with EpiPen during anaphylaxis


Autoinjectors like EpiPens are crucial to treating anaphylaxis, a severe reaction usually due to an allergy that can cause a dramatic drop in blood pressure, narrowing of the airways or vomiting.


Salmon smolts find safety in numbers


Using tags surgically implanted into thousands of juvenile salmon, UBC researchers have discovered that many fish die within the first few days of migration from their birthplace to the ocean.


UBC experts available for comment on NEB Kinder Morgan pipeline report


The National Energy Board (NEB) is expected to release a report today on Kinder Morgan’s proposal to expand its TransMountain pipeline.



The legacy of the Komagata Maru
Renisa Mawani is an associate professor of sociology and a Wall Scholar at the Peter Wall Institute, University of British Columbia.
Read the opinion piece here.

Expert Spotlight


The Internet of Things is a hacker’s dream

UBC Sauder School of Business professor Hasan Cavusoglu discusses the security threats posed by the Internet of Things, and how consumers' daily online activity is being tracked.

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UBC Athletics


O’Connor returns home to Ottawa, meets Prime Minister

Over this last year we’ve done a lot of work with hitting coach Shawn Bowman and head coach Chris Pritchett.

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Feature Video

The Internet of Things a hacker’s dream

UBC Sauder School of Business professor Hasan Cavusoglu discusses the security threats posed by the Internet of Things.

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UBC Events

UBC 100: Future of Accessibility: Rick Hansen

  • May 28, Saturday, 1:30-2:30 pm
  • UBC Point Grey
Through the power of his own story and the inspiration he’s found in others, Rick Hansen encourages us all to dream big and make a difference in our own lives and in the world.