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.
October 30, 2014 - by Brian Murphy
Sophisticated new DNA analyses are offering families invaluable information that will help in the care of new syndromes
Media Release | October 29, 2014
UBC researchers are making blood thinners a lot safer by developing a universal antidote that works on a dozen heparin products.
Media Release | October 27, 2014
Researchers have developed a novel method to test for vitamin B12 deficiency using only a single drop of blood.
October 24, 2014 - by Heather Amos
A new app offers a look at city life more than 3,000 years ago
October 23, 2014
New UBC dean discusses genetically modified foods, fresh versus canned, and other hot food topics.
Media Release | October 23, 2014
A new test could help physicians predict within an hour if a patient will develop severe sepsis so they can begin treatment immediately.
October 20, 2014
If a mysterious disease keeps spreading, we may no longer see sea stars along the seashore
Media Release | October 16, 2014
Global declines in carnivore populations could embolden plant eaters to increasingly dine on succulent vegetation, driving losses in plant and tree biodiversity.
October 16, 2014
A UBC doctor says crossing the line from alleviating suffering into assisted suicide could lead us into murky waters.
Media Release | October 15, 2014
UBC led research has discovered that controlling levels of the human enzyme PCSK9 could be the difference between life and death for patients with severe sepsis.
October 14, 2014 - by Jessica Werb
A UBC staff member teams up with a nursing professor to ensure parents who lose their babies get support.