Media Release | January 28, 2015
Throughout her career as a physician, Laura Magee has taken a restrained approach to use of blood pressure-lowering medication in her pregnant patients.
January 27, 2015
UBC students will showcase their engineering design talents in a robotic vehicle competition on Wednesday, January 28.
Media Release | January 14, 2015
For patients dealing with chronic, debilitating headaches, the wait to be seen by the UBC Headache Clinic can seem like an eternity.
January 8, 2015
Our world is swimming in data, from endless Twitter streams and Facebook updates, but it’s also helping to improve healthcare.
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.