September 23, 2016
Royal fans are in a frenzy ahead of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s arrival in Victoria on Saturday. Will and Kate will be joined by their children Prince George and Princess Charlotte for an eight-day tour of B.C. and the Yukon.
September 12, 2016
High profile speakers come together for the Fall 2016 series of the Lind Initiative in U.S. Studies to spark a national conversation around U.S. election issues, from hyper conservativism to widening rifts in the two major American political parties.
September 8, 2016
UBC computer science professor Gregor Kiczales explains how coding prepares students to better understand the digital world they live in.
August 23, 2016
UBC chemist Mark MacLachlan has other plans for the tasty crustacean.
August 10, 2016
Kids are urged to wash up before dinner, and a bottle of hand sanitizer on the desk is de rigueur for elementary-school teachers. But could all this hygiene actually be harming children?
July 28, 2016
Hoarding has been the subject of popular reality TV shows, but it’s a serious disorder that threatens people’s safety and can even land them on the streets.
July 22, 2016
Pokémon Go fever has officially taken over. Nintendo’s new augmented reality smartphone game is enticing millions of players to get outside and walk around in search of characters and reportedly helping people with depression and social anxiety.
July 4, 2016
As another school year comes to a close, the task of filling long, summer days lies ahead.
June 29, 2016
A bill to make Canada’s national anthem more gender neutral recently passed in the House of Commons.
June 21, 2016
Living in a democratic country may add 11 years to your life expectancy, according to new research from the University of British Columbia’s department of sociology.
June 15, 2016
Domestic abuse can be a barrier to career success for women, according to a new study from the UBC Sauder School of Business.
Media Release | June 13, 2016
UBC experts are available to talk about various aspects of the mass shooting in Orlando, Florida including terrorism, international security and mental illness.
June 13, 2016
A panel of pediatric specialists led by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) released their first sleep recommendations for children between four months and 18 years today.
June 7, 2016
When it comes to sunscreen, the average consumer could be forgiven for feeling overwhelmed by the array of choices and information available.
June 6, 2016
China has rapidly risen to become the world’s second-largest economy, but it risks toppling without reforms, according to Kai Li, W. Maurice Young Chair in finance at the UBC Sauder School of Business.
May 26, 2016
Less than 100 years from now, robots will be friendly, useful participants in our homes and workplaces, predicts UBC mechanical engineering professor and robotics expert Elizabeth Croft.
May 19, 2016
UBC Sauder School of Business professor Hasan Cavusoglu discusses the security threats posed by the Internet of Things, and how consumers’ daily online activity is being tracked.
May 18, 2016
On May 18, 2016, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to issue a formal apology in the House of Commons for the Komagata Maru incident.
May 16, 2016
Autoinjectors like EpiPens are crucial to treating anaphylaxis, a severe reaction usually due to an allergy that can cause a dramatic drop in blood pressure, narrowing of the airways or vomiting.
May 10, 2016
A new report from the UBC Sauder School of Business, conducted in partnership with the provincial government, has found the number of social ventures in British Columbia has grown by more than a third since 2010.