Media Release | April 20, 2017
Want to recycle or compost more? Try moving the bins closer, new UBC research suggests.
April 11, 2017
The writ has officially dropped, marking the official start of the B.C. provincial election campaign.
Media Release | April 5, 2017
Immigrant and refugee families improve their English language skills and maintain their first language when parents and kids learn together, according to UBC researchers.
April 3, 2017
The proliferation of fake news is transforming the way people, including children, perceive what’s happening in the world around them.
March 28, 2017
The British government has begun the process of leaving the European Union. UBC experts are available to comment on issues related to Brexit:
Media Release | March 22, 2017
Many people choose their spouse based on shared values and interests. But in China, another important, relatively unknown factor plays a role: hukou, and it may be contributing to growing socioeconomic disparity in the country’s largest city, according to a new UBC study.
Media Release | March 10, 2017
Many people choose organic thinking it’s better for humans and the planet, but a new UBC study published today in Science Advances finds that might not always be the case.
March 1, 2017
Acknowledgement of Indigenous lands, treaties and peoples vary at universities across Canada, finds a new UBC study, the first academic study of its kind.
March 1, 2017
Cities play a key role in reducing greenhouse gas emissions to combat climate change, but directly measuring emissions remains a challenge.
Media Release | February 28, 2017
Researchers at UBC have launched a national study to find out how people buying and selling sexual services use technologies like smartphones and websites to communicate.
Media Release | February 16, 2017
How international university students think about home significantly influences their migration plans upon graduation, according to a new study from UBC.
February 10, 2017
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will meet U.S. President Donald Trump for the first time on Monday.
February 1, 2017
A UBC education professor talks about the need for black history in the school curriculum and the month’s significance.
January 30, 2017
UBC experts are available to comment on the shooting in the Quebec City mosque on Sunday, Jan. 29.
January 25, 2017
The mysteries of love have inspired poetry, songs and countless works of art. But rather than revel in its mystique, UBC philosopher Carrie Jenkins, author of the new book What Love Is, wants us to turn a critical eye on love, to understand its biological and societal origins.
Media Release | January 24, 2017
Patients who experience anxiety and depression after being diagnosed with advanced lung cancer are more likely to die sooner, according to new research from the University of British Columbia and BC Cancer Agency.
January 18, 2017
Less than a week before Donald Trump takes office, Germany chancellor Angela Merkel is being hailed by many as the new leader of the free world.
Media Release | January 17, 2017
Mark Turin and Sara Shneiderman know what it’s like to have a home reduced to rubble.
January 16, 2017
U.S. President-elect Donald Trump takes office on Jan. 20. UBC experts are available to comment on a variety of issues related to the Trump administration.
January 12, 2017
With smartphones in their pockets and tablets in their backpacks, students growing up in the digital era are the most connected generation yet.