Media Release | June 30, 2015
Seafood will come from further abroad in the future and many people will not be able to enjoy the same quantity and dishes due to climate change and ocean acidification, according to UBC scientists.
Media Release | June 29, 2015
Pink salmon that begin life in freshwater with high concentrations of carbon dioxide, which causes acidification, are smaller and may be less likely to survive, according to a new study from UBC.
Media Release | June 26, 2015
UBC welcomed quantum physicist Jennifer Hoffman today as its newest Canada Excellence Research Chair (CERC). She joins a team of leading-edge quantum matter researchers at UBC, building a critical mass of expertise in this emerging field.
June 26, 2015
Ultra-marathoner and quantum physicist Jennifer Hoffman joins UBC as new CERC.
June 26, 2015
As Canada marks Men’s Health Month, a UBC nursing researcher is calling for greater understanding and support for male survivors of sexual abuse.
June 25, 2015
Vancouver has become the first city in Canada to regulate and license medical marijuana dispensaries. UBC experts are available to comment on this precedent-setting bylaw.
June 25, 2015
The Government of Canada will announce UBC’s newest Canada Excellence Research Chair (CERC). The event will begin with a tour of UBC’s quantum matter research facilities and follow with a formal announcement.
Media Release | June 25, 2015
Soldiers with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may see a world more full of threat than those not suffering from the affliction, according to a study led by UBC and The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) in Toronto.
June 19, 2015
UBC Engineering’s Geering Up science camps offer fun and interactive science, math, engineering and technology programming for kids in Grades 1 to 12.
June 18, 2015
As Father’s Day approaches, UBC nursing professor John Oliffe wants dads who smoke to consider tossing out the cigarettes.
June 17, 2015
The DUDES Club creates a safe, supportive place for men to talk about health, both physical and mental.
June 10, 2015
A UBC engineering professor will be the first to teach a new online lab course that sees students build and test a computer chip in just six weeks.
June 9, 2015
Infectious diseases specialist David Patrick discusses the misinformation about ticks and Lyme disease.
Media Release | June 9, 2015
New research shows that risky outdoor play is not only good for children’s health but also encourages creativity, social skills and resilience.
Media Release | June 8, 2015
Medical marijuana producer National Green Biomed Ltd. has committed $1 million to UBC to allow researchers to study the therapeutic effects of cannabis.
June 5, 2015
UBC will announce a donation to support research to examine the medicinal effects of marijuana use.
Media Release | June 1, 2015
The University of British Columbia has received two $1-million donations to grow the number of aboriginal doctors, nurses, dentists, pharmacists and other health professionals.
May 29, 2015
UBC will announce two donations to the Centre for Excellence in Indigenous Health to support programs to recruit and retain indigenous students in health care.
May 28, 2015
Effective help for depression and anxiety is now just a click away, thanks to a mobile-optimized website developed at UBC’s Mood Disorders Clinic.
Media Release | May 27, 2015
Researchers with UBC’s Sea Around Us project have launched a new open-source web platform that provides the first comprehensive coverage of both reported and unreported fish.