July 22, 2014 - by Corey Allen
Young farmers, often with university degrees, find alternative models to gain access to land.
July 21, 2014
A UBC expert says an El Niño this year could be warmer than usual and have harsh consequences for world farmers.
Media Release | July 17, 2014
Populations of Atlantic salmon have a surprisingly good capacity to adjust to warmer temperatures that are being seen with climate change.
July 16, 2014
A UBC PhD student has built a sophisticated tracking system that collects, analyzes and reports on the activities of nearly 100 African elephants in an effort to protect these threatened animals and understand their movement patterns.
Media Release | July 15, 2014
Journal of the American Medical Association study reveals early detection is easily missed.
July 14, 2014
As vacationers embark on summer road trips, a UBC prof talks about new ways for making the highways and byways collision free.
July 8, 2014
Engineering students develop simple alternative to expensive surgical tool for developing world.
Media Release | July 3, 2014
An international team of researchers have been monitoring the “heartbeats” of baby stars to test theories of how the Sun was born 4.5 billion years ago.
Media Release | July 2, 2014
A new biosensor invented at UBC could help optimize bio-refining processes that produce fuels, fine chemicals and advanced materials.
July 2, 2014 - by Corey Allen
UBC team uses world’s only research-focused Upright Open MRI to shed new light on joint pain.
June 25, 2014
A UBC expert discusses the rehab process and how those in recovery like Toronto Mayor Rob Ford can avoid a relapse
Media Release | June 18, 2014
A new mobile app developed by UBC researchers can measure respiratory rate in children roughly six times faster than the standard manual method.
June 18, 2014
Researcher studies how police use Twitter to protect and serve.
June 16, 2014
A UBC expert explains why game theorists are paying close attention to the World Cup.
June 12, 2014 - by Hilary Thomson
Study of market for wild species uncovers disturbing incidents of capture, smuggling and auction.
June 5, 2014
In his quest to figure out cancer, health geographer Trevor Dummer helped assemble the world’s largest collection of toenail clippings.
Media Release | June 5, 2014
Fish and aquatic life living in the high seas are more valuable as a carbon sink than as food and should be better protected, according to research from the University of British Columbia.
Media Release | June 4, 2014
The key to helping students learn complicated math is to understand how to apply it to new ideas and make learning more interactive, according to a new study by UBC researchers.
June 3, 2014 - by Deanna Roberts
Graduating student Eric Koch has his sights on understanding the life and death of interstellar bodies.
June 3, 2014
Ahead of World Oceans Day on June 8, a UBC researcher discusses how shrimp trawling ‘clear cuts’ the ocean floor.