July 25, 2017
Pacific NorthWest LNG will not be proceeding with the $36-billion liquefied natural gas project it had planned to build in British Columbia.
Media Release | July 24, 2017
New research is challenging the age-old adage that money can’t buy happiness.
July 17, 2017
The B.C. NDP cabinet was sworn in on Tuesday. UBC experts are available to comment on the new government and its stated priorities: education, the opioid crisis and softwood lumber negotiations with the U.S.
Media Release | July 13, 2017
By the age of one, infants already prefer speakers of their native tongue, but do not necessarily view speakers of an unfamiliar language negatively, according to new UBC research.
July 11, 2017
Patients who use cannabis for therapeutic purposes (CTP) rate storefront dispensaries highly, but less highly for cost compared to some other cannabis sources, new research has found.
June 27, 2017
School’s out for the summer and sometimes, for parents, it can feel like forever.
Media Release | June 20, 2017
Acclaimed Canadian author Alix Ohlin has been appointed the next chair of UBC’s creative writing program, effective January 1, 2018.
June 20, 2017
Two years ago, Mandy Len Catron’s essay, “To fall in love with anyone, do this,” was published in the New York Times’ popular Modern Love column and made international headlines.
Media Release | May 25, 2017
Wlodyka’s first-hand experience with traumatic police work led him to graduate school at the University of British Columbia to study counselling psychology.
May 8, 2017
UBC political scientists will be available to media in person in downtown Vancouver on Wednesday, May 10, to share their insights about the B.C. election outcome.
Media Release | May 8, 2017
New research from the University of British Columbia confirms for the first time that even mild brain injury can result in impulse control problems in rats.
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.