December 5, 2016
UBC experts are available to comment on various aspects of cold weather.
Media Release | December 5, 2016
The ancient Japanese art of flower arranging was the inspiration for a groundbreaking technique to create tiny “artificial brains” that could be used to develop personalized cancer treatments.
Media Release | December 2, 2016
Coastal Indigenous people eat on average 15 times more seafood per person than non-Indigenous people in the same country, according to new research from the University of British Columbia.
November 29, 2016
UBC experts are available to comment on the federal government’s decision on three pipeline projects.
Media Release | November 29, 2016
Food scientists at UBC have developed a faster and cheaper way to quantify antioxidant levels in chocolate.
Media Release | November 23, 2016
Thanks to two $1-million contributions from alumni Greg Peet and Glenn Walsh, University of British Columbia ventures now have access to additional early-stage seed capital to help build their businesses.
November 22, 2016
Today, the federal government is releasing a report on the consultations it conducted this fall on the National Housing Strategy.
Media Release | November 22, 2016
A rare microbe that was once thought to be insignificant has turned out to be one of the most abundant single-celled hunters in the ocean, and a team of researchers led by UBC have captured the first glimpse of these elusive predators.
Media Release | November 21, 2016
Acidification of the world’s oceans could drive a cascading loss of biodiversity in some marine habitats, according to research published today in Nature Climate Change.
November 21, 2016
The federal government is expected to release its housing report on Nov. 22, which is also National Housing Day. UBC experts are available to comment.
Media Release | November 16, 2016
New UBC research shows that climate change may impede the cooling effect of volcanic eruptions.
Media Release | November 15, 2016
Children in some local health areas of Metro Vancouver have much lower vaccination rates than others, according to a recent University of British Columbia study.
November 4, 2016
Real estate developers play an important role in cities but their legacy is not uncontroversial, argues UBC architecture professor Sara Stevens in her new book.
Media Release | November 1, 2016
Parents of children who don’t sleep well have a new resource to help them develop better sleep habits and routines for their child.
Media Release | October 27, 2016
Cyclists should be riding at speeds between 12 and 20 kilometres per hour, while pedestrians should be moving at two to six kilometres per hour to minimize their inhalation of air pollution while still getting the health benefits of exercise, according to new UBC research.
Media Release | October 26, 2016
In B.C., approximately 14,000 kindergarten students start school vulnerable in at least one area that is critical to their healthy development, according to a new UBC report.
Media Release | October 26, 2016
UBC has opened a new space for technology startups to build and test their inventions, grow their businesses, and transform ideas into commercial products.
October 21, 2016
The bowhead whale is the longest-living marine mammal in the world, yet many answers remain about the biology and feeding behaviour of this elusive animal.
October 19, 2016
Hordes of zombies haven’t yet made the leap from the horror-movie screen to downtown city streets, but that hasn’t stopped two professors from sharing tips on how to handle an invasion.
October 17, 2016
UBC professors say Health Canada’s regulations for the abortion pill mifepristone will limit access to abortions and compromise patient safety.