Science, Health and Technology

Cutting edge, without the cutting

Cutting edge, without the cutting

Interventional radiology can be a better, safer complement to surgery, says UBC’s Dave Liu.

Winning robot sets sail

The UBC SailBot team will be showcasing their winning two-metre robotic masterpiece that took home the top prize at this year’s International Robotic Sailing Regatta for the second straight time.

Higgs boson is just the beginning: UBC prof

Higgs boson is just the beginning: UBC prof

One year after discovery, Prof. Colin Gay describes how Canadian scientists helped sort through mountains of data to help pinpoint the Higgs boson

Opening dialogue

Opening dialogue

A new speech pathology course focused on First Nations communities gets students talking about cultural differences.

Assistant Prof. Kim McGrail of the School of Population and Public Health, and Associate Prof. Sabrina Wong, in the School of Nursing.

Primary health care evaluation gets $2.4M boost

Research to improve performance measurement and reporting of community-based primary health care received a boost today when federal Minister of Health Leona Aglukkaq awarded funding to 12 innovation teams.

The graveyard shift

The graveyard shift

With the support of the Canadian Cancer Society, UBC researchers are examining whether improved sleep habits can reduce the risk of breast cancer in women who work night shifts, such anurses, emergency dispatchers and casino workers.