- A new way to breed climate change-resistant forests — Dec. 23
- The phone oximeter: mobile health revolution — Dec. 27
- Computerized organs: expediting clinical trials — Dec. 30
- I see you: new tools will reveal who is watching you online — Jan 2
- Painless needles: a new kind of microneedle patch — Jan. 7
- New 3-D tools will bring safer manufacturing materials– Jan 9
- Synchro-medicine: new, coordinated immunotherapies — Jan 14
- Crowdfunding research — Jan 16
Media Release | December 13, 2013
UBC’s Faculty of Medicine celebrated the groundbreaking of the new Learning and Development Centre at the University Hospital of Northern British Columbia (UNBC) in Prince George.
Media Release | December 12, 2013
Canadians are spending less on prescription drugs, according to the latest edition of the Canadian Rx Atlas, but UBC health economists predict the break will be short-lived.
December 6, 2013
UBC researchers are available to talk about issues related to rail transportation including safety, logistics, and engineering.
December 4, 2013
A UBC researcher finds that calves experience emotions like depression and anxiety.
December 3, 2013
Learning disorder can destroy lives and even lead to suicide if left untreated, says UBC’s Linda Siegel
December 2, 2013
UBC Okanagan student Eric Huang earned raves on Reddit, the wildly popular news-sharing site, for his ability to explain the intricacies of computer programming.
Media Release | November 27, 2013
The European Union’s taxpayers are paving the way for fishing fleets to reel in valuable catch in developing countries while fishing companies pocket the profits, according to University of British Columbia researchers.
Media Release | November 26, 2013
A popular combination therapy that includes inhaled corticosteroids has been deemed safe by researchers. A popular combination asthma therapy dogged by safety concerns has not harmed British Columbians and should […]
November 26, 2013
UBC Okanagan’s Susan Murch is among a group of scientists that believe plants may be more like animals than we think.
Media Release | November 26, 2013
Large fish traps in the Persian Gulf could be catching up to six times more fish than what’s being officially reported, according to the first investigation of fish catches from space.
Media Release | November 25, 2013
Garlic may be bad for your breath, but it’s good for your baby, according to a new UBC study.
Media Release | November 24, 2013
One of the smallest parts of the brain is getting a second look after new UBC research suggests it plays a crucial role in decision making.
Media Release | November 22, 2013
Three UBC ecologists who study the natural world at very different scales have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
November 19, 2013 - by Brian Lin
UBC’s David Sweet and the Bureau of Legal Dentistry are teaching military dentists from around the world how to identify victims of disasters.
November 19, 2013
UBC’s Project Seahorse and the Zoological Society of London have long collaborated with communities in the central Philippines to study and conserve the region’s rich marine life. Those communities were struck hard by Typhoon Haiyan and UBC researchers are helping with relief efforts.
Media Release | November 18, 2013
The flight season timing of a wide variety of butterflies is responsive to temperature and could be altered by climate change, according to a UBC study.
Media Release | November 13, 2013
The true potential of Peruvian anchovy lies not in fishmeal but as food for people and as part of the ocean food web, according to Canadian and Peruvian researchers.
Media Release | November 12, 2013
News stories about sexually exploited youth in Canada perpetuate unhelpful stereotypes, says new UBC research.
November 7, 2013 - by Corey Allen
The debate over the human threat to wildlife doesn’t have to be polarizing, suggests new research from UBC’s Sara Dubois.
November 6, 2013 - by Dr. Richard Lester
Dr. Richard Lester with an op-ed on how best to communicate to HIV patients using mobile devices.