July 23, 2013
Prof. Anita Ho tackles complex ethical matters such as assisted suicide, in vitro fertilization and private healthcare.
July 18, 2013
UBC astronomers have used NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope to discover new insights into the formation of the Milky Way.
July 18, 2013
The Beaty Biodiversity Museum has produced a professionally printed deck of its popular open-source Phylo card game.
July 17, 2013 - by Brian Kladko
Interventional radiology can be a better, safer complement to surgery, says UBC’s Dave Liu.
Media Release | July 17, 2013
A new UBC study shows that most East Asian adolescents in B.C. are not sexually active, but those who are may engage in high-risk sexual behaviours.
July 16, 2013
A landmark single-cell genomic study of micro-organisms is underscoring B.C.’s role as an ‘oasis’ of biodiversity.
July 15, 2013 - by Heather Amos
Ashley Dobko is part of a group of tree detectives looking to unlock the secrets of B.C.’s old growth trees in an effort to protect them.
Media Release | July 11, 2013
UBC researchers have discovered a potential new pathway to treat cancer by asking some odd questions about the size of animals.
Media Release | July 9, 2013
University of British Columbia researchers have developed a vaccine to halt the spread of West Nile Virus (WNV) among common and endangered bird species.
July 8, 2013
UBC Okanagan nursing student Avneet Khela helped implement the Take Home Naloxone project, which has proven to save the lives of at-risk people.
July 4, 2013
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.
July 2, 2013 - by Eric Mills
One year after discovery, Prof. Colin Gay describes how Canadian scientists helped sort through mountains of data to help pinpoint the Higgs boson
June 26, 2013 - by Brian Kladko
A new speech pathology course focused on First Nations communities gets students talking about cultural differences.
June 26, 2013
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.
Media Release | June 25, 2013
An unprecedented $35-million funding commitment from the Heart and Stroke Foundation to UBC will advance life-saving research and intervention programs in B.C.
June 21, 2013 - by Anne McCulloch
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.
June 19, 2013 - by Heather Amos
Are thrill seekers hardwired to take risks? PhD candidate Cynthia Thomson studies the role of genetics, psychology and other factors in extreme athletes.
June 17, 2013 - by Heather Amos
With the same technology that carries tunes through the airwaves into your old AM/FM radio, Stavros Avramidis decontaminates wood. It’s a new solution to an old problem.
Media Release | June 13, 2013