February 12, 2016
Looking for love this Valentine’s Day? Let science help you out. UBC’s Alec Beall, a PhD candidate in psychology, sums up the research into sexual attraction and offers a few tips for enhancing your appeal this weekend.
February 10, 2016
In today’s always-on, digital world, governments are keen to connect with citizens where they spend a significant part of their day: social media.
February 4, 2016
Year after year, corporations shell out millions of dollars on Super Bowl ads, and the price tag keeps on rising.
January 29, 2016
A year ago, Ernest Mathijs, associate head of UBC’s Department of Theatre and Film helped launch The World Hobbit Project, the largest audience research survey ever conducted.
January 21, 2016
With oil dipping below $30 U.S. a barrel, a UBC business prof discusses how low prices impact the Canadian economy and offers some predictions for the road ahead.
January 21, 2016
A UBC engineer talks about the technological challenges that must be overcome for the wearable electronics market to grow to its full potential.
January 6, 2016
Hoping for a whiter, brighter smile in 2016? With whitening toothpastes, floss, gum, strips and gels available over-the-counter, there is more pressure than ever to have a pearly white smile.
December 17, 2015
The numbers associated with traffic accidents worldwide are staggering: 1.3 million fatalities every year, and up to 50 million injuries.
December 16, 2015
UBC nursing researcher John Oliffe has been studying men’s health for more than 20 years, focusing on the challenges experienced by men.
December 15, 2015
At this time of year, many Canadian households are setting up Christmas trees, lighting menorahs or celebrating the birth of Prophet Muhammad.
December 9, 2015
People who revel in the tastes, sights and scents of food report higher well-being than those who eat simply to satisfy their hunger, according to a new study.
December 4, 2015
Children’s relationships with peers and adults have a greater impact on their well–being than socio-economic status, according to new UBC research.
November 30, 2015
For healthcare practitioners working in the field of HIV, the past three decades have been a rollercoaster, says Dr. Julio Montaner, head of UBC’s Division of AIDS and director of the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS (BC-CfE).
November 30, 2015
As world leaders congregate in Paris, Associate Professor James Tansey of UBC’s Sauder School of Business explains why there’s a big business contingent.
November 26, 2015
The new Liberal government faces pressure to strengthen Canada’s climate change commitments at the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris, beginning Nov. 30.
November 25, 2015
With Canadian retailers pushing a northern version of Black Friday, marketing lecturer Ann Stone of UBC’s Sauder School of Business discusses the Canadian version of the popular shopping event.
November 19, 2015
Last week’s terror attacks in Paris have brought issues of immigration and xenophobia to the forefront.
November 17, 2015
“There’s no health without mental health,” says Dr. Raymond Lam, UBC professor and psychiatrist at the Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health.
November 16, 2015
For the first time, a UBC professor has won the highest research honour from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC).
November 10, 2015
Canada is a proudly multicultural nation. But Annette Henry, a UBC professor in the Department of Language and Literacy Education, says Canadian black scholars have been overlooked for far too long.