April 20, 2015
UBC researchers are available to provide analysis on a variety of topics related to the 2015 federal budget, to be announced April 21.
April 17, 2015
One year ago, UBC nursing professor Lynda Balneaves and PhD student Rielle Capler launched the Cannabis Access Regulations Study, (CANARY), to investigate how the end of homegrown medical marijuana would affect patients.
April 16, 2015
Since last summer, the price of oil has plummeted to its lowest point in years – and so has the Canadian dollar, sparking debate as to how closely they’re linked.
April 1, 2015
UBC bilingualism expert Stefka Marinova-Todd says there’s no reason why children with autism should be discouraged from speaking another language, or two.
March 31, 2015
With temperatures heating up and spring already underway, it’s time for children to play outside again. But are our play spaces good enough, or could they actually be too safe?
March 25, 2015
Bill C-51 has drawn criticism for provisions that many feel are excessive and open to abuse. A UBC Sauder School of Business prof weighs in on the privacy risks.
March 23, 2015
A UBC applied scientist explains how her experience at Singularity University transformed her thinking, and what engineering and business can teach each other.
March 18, 2015
Children today may no longer need to learn how to drive when they grow up, if some of the world’s leading automotive and technology companies have their way.
March 18, 2015
The recent destruction of cultural heritage in Iraq by the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) shocked the world. Archaeologists at UBC and Simon Fraser University have also condemned the actions.
March 17, 2015
A UBC psychologist says there’s more at stake in the Metro Vancouver transit referendum than shorter commute times and climate change. The way you vote could also impact your happiness level.
March 11, 2015
Law prof. Isabel Grant explains why criminal harassment law should change and what the courts can do better to protect women.
March 9, 2015
Gail Hammond, a dietitian and food, nutrition and health lecturer in the Faculty of Land and Food Systems, discusses the coconut oil craze and why mixing it up in the kitchen can be a good thing.
March 5, 2015
March 8 marks International Women’s Day. Prof. Jennifer Berdahl discusses why despite progress in some areas, there remains a persistent wage gap and a dearth of women at the top of the organizational ladder.
February 19, 2015
A UBC marketing and behavioural science professor discusses how businesses will be utilizing social media during the Oscars to reach consumers.
February 18, 2015
February 19 is Lunar New Year, marked by lion dances, lucky red envelopes and firecrackers. It’s also a time for tradition, celebration and family reunions.
Media Release | February 13, 2015
Is your relationship going stale? UBC psychology researcher Heather Morton explains the research behind flagging libidos, and offers tips on reigniting the flames of passion.
February 12, 2015
When it comes to romance, losing touch with reality can be a good thing. A study by UBC Sauder School of Business Professor Dale Griffin finds that unrealistically idealizing your romantic partner is actually beneficial.
February 11, 2015
Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz, has warned of a housing bubble whereby Canadian homes may be overvalued by up to 30 per cent – possibly more in hot housing markets like Vancouver and Toronto.
February 3, 2015
When illness strikes, we turn to our healthcare system. But what if the medical system doesn’t acknowledge your gender identity?