Media Release | August 22, 2014
UBC doctoral and postdoctoral researchers have impressed federal agencies to the tune of $5.7 million in funding from two separate programs.
Media Release | August 21, 2014
Sockeye salmon that sprint to spawning grounds through fast-moving waters may be at risk, suggests new research by University of British Columbia scientists.
Media Release | August 20, 2014
UBC’s Sea Around Us project has received $2.6 million (U.S.) from The Paul G. Allen Family Foundation.
Media Release | August 19, 2014
Male stickleback fish that protect their young have bigger brains than counterparts that don’t care for offspring, finds a new UBC study.
Media Release | August 18, 2014
New UBC research concludes that taking antibiotics early in life can have a long-term negative impact on your immune system.
Media Release | August 13, 2014
UBC computer scientists unveil a new graphics system that can easily produce complex 3-D shapes from simple professional sketches.
August 6, 2014
Fifteen teams of students enrolled in UBC’s Engineering Physics course are set to compete in “Indiana Robot and the Temple of the Zipline,” the 14th Annual UBC Engineering Physics Robot Competition.
August 5, 2014 - by Silvia Moreno-Garcia
Using chisels, blowtorches and cameras, three UBC researchers turn their passion for science into objets d’art.
Media Release | July 29, 2014
UBC astronomers have collaborated with international researchers to calculate the precise mass of the Milky Way and Andromeda galaxies, dispelling the notion that the two galaxies have similar masses.
Media Release | July 29, 2014
Associate Professor Richard Harrigan leads effort to screen for drug-resistant form of the disease.
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.