Media Release | June 27, 2016
Teacher burnout and student stress may be linked, according to a UBC study.
June 21, 2016
Living in a democratic country may add 11 years to your life expectancy, according to new research from the University of British Columbia’s department of sociology.
June 17, 2016
Britain votes June 23 on whether to leave the European Union. UBC experts are available to comment on issues related to Brexit.
Media Release | June 13, 2016
UBC experts are available to talk about various aspects of the mass shooting in Orlando, Florida including terrorism, international security and mental illness.
June 10, 2016
A surge of 13,800 jobs added to Canada’s labour market in May helped drop the national unemployment rate to 6.9 per cent— its lowest level since July 2015, according to Statistics Canada’s labour force survey released today.
June 9, 2016
The Bank of Canada cautioned today that housing price increases in Vancouver and Toronto are likely not sustainable at their current pace.
May 24, 2016 - by Corey Allen
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.
May 18, 2016
On May 18, 2016, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to issue a formal apology in the House of Commons for the Komagata Maru incident.
May 6, 2016
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.
April 28, 2016
The Vancouver School Board votes tonight (April 28) on a budget that addresses a $24-million funding shortfall. UBC experts are available for comment.
April 25, 2016
UBC experts are available to talk about various aspects of terrorism in the wake of the killing of Calgarian hostage John Risdel, who was being held by Abu Sayyaf militants in the Philippines.
March 23, 2016
Egg decorating and chocolate bunnies may symbolize Easter in the west, but as a UBC prof points out, there is much to learn about the origins of our civilization.
March 23, 2016
High-intensity “sprint training” may be gaining popularity at gyms, but if you’re new to this form of exercise, the workout could do more harm than good.
March 22, 2016
The world was shocked Tuesday to learn the news of attacks in Brussels, Belgium.
Media Release | March 21, 2016
The acquisition of two outstanding medieval manuscripts has bolstered UBC Library’s rare book holdings and provided valuable, real-life texts for teaching and learning.
Media Release | March 17, 2016
If you have to negotiate business with a narcissist or psychopath, you’re better off doing it on Facebook, research from UBC Okanagan shows.
March 15, 2016
UBC’s new Canada Excellence Research Chair (CERC) aims to transform the university into a global leader in economics by using the power of data to explore pressing social issues.
March 8, 2016
Antarctica has more in common with outer space than you think.
February 23, 2016
UBC’s Shelley Hymel, a professor in the faculty of education, explains why the effects of bullying can last a lifetime.
February 16, 2016
Canada’s refugee resettlement program aims to welcome 25,000 Syrian refugees — half of them children — by the end of February.