Media Release | December 22, 2014
Chinook salmon can acclimate to a warmer environment with subtle changes to cardiac functions, but only up to a point.
Media Release | December 18, 2014
A UBC astronomer who doubles as a mission scientist with Canada’s first space telescope is a key player in the discovery of a new exoplanet, out beyond our solar system.
Media Release | December 16, 2014
A scientific team at UBC and Providence Health Care have genetically engineered mice with less wrinkled skin, despite repeated exposure to wrinkle-inducing ultraviolet (UV) light.
December 15, 2014
A UBC forestry expert on how to root out the right tree.
December 11, 2014
A UBC expert discusses why there has been a rapid decline in women entering computer science.
December 10, 2014
A UBC dietitian offers tips and recipe ideas for having a jolly—and healthy—holiday season.
Media Release | December 9, 2014
Two UBC researchers have found a glitch in the hummingbird’s hovering system, something the tiny birds are powerless to control.
Media Release | December 3, 2014
Universal prescription drug coverage would ensure better access, equity and efficiency for seniors, says a study by UBC researchers.
December 2, 2014
A UBC professor says now is the time to pay attention as the Internet of Things transforms how we live and work.
Media Release | December 2, 2014
Elevated levels of toxic metals at a Vancouver community garden site raise questions about the city’s approach to promoting urban agriculture, say UBC researchers.
Media Release | November 28, 2014
UBC is part of a new research initiative aimed at upgrading the sustainability of Canada’s industrial sector by replacing its lifeblood — petrochemicals — with green alternatives.
Media Release | November 21, 2014
Three UBC researchers are among the first to receive funding from the British Columbia Alzheimer’s Research Award Program.
November 19, 2014
A UBC mathematician talks about some of British cryptologist Alan Turing’s lesser-known work ahead of a new biopic.
Media Release | November 17, 2014
A new Canadian research network to study rare diseases will be established with a $2.3M grant from the Canadian Institutes for Health Research (CIHR).
Media Release | November 14, 2014
UBC alumnus Dr. David Cheriton has donated $7.5 million to UBC to create a new chair in computer science and a course in computational thinking.
November 13, 2014 - by Patty Wellborn
A student’s passion for science, combined with a background in engineering, has led to a research breakthrough that has drawn international interest.
Media Release | November 12, 2014
Probing the psychology of gambling, helping problem gamblers and enhancing gaming policy are key goals for the new Centre for Gambling Research.
November 10, 2014 - by Jessica Werb
More than 50 classes at UBC are turning midterms into a group learning experience.
November 3, 2014
Life is a juggling act for Casey Hamilton: Social entrepreneur. Anti-poverty advocate. Urban sustainability activist. Dietitian. Backyard fruit harvester.
Media Release | November 3, 2014
More than half of ships involved in the 100 largest oil spills of the past three decades were registered in states with poor marine safety records.