July 29, 2015
Housing and transit are always hot topics in the Lower Mainland. Craig E. Jones, a PhD student in UBC’s department of geography, delved into these issues for his master’s thesis.
July 28, 2015
Action and graphics alone don’t make a good video game great – a strong plot and smart dialogue are just as important.
July 22, 2015
UBC experts are available for commentary on the Canadian dollar, which has fallen to its lowest level in more than a decade.
July 21, 2015
Providing HIV care at local health clinics in South Africa has led to a massive increase in the number of people there receiving vital HIV treatment, according to UBC research.
July 15, 2015
Imagine a city with better transit, more green spaces, and more diversity in housing types.
July 14, 2015
Canada’s slumping economy is leading some to speculate that the Bank of Canada will cut its interest rate from the already-low 0.75 per cent down to 0.5 per cent.
June 26, 2015
As Canada marks Men’s Health Month, a UBC nursing researcher is calling for greater understanding and support for male survivors of sexual abuse.
June 17, 2015
The DUDES Club creates a safe, supportive place for men to talk about health, both physical and mental.
June 10, 2015
A UBC engineering professor will be the first to teach a new online lab course that sees students build and test a computer chip in just six weeks.
June 9, 2015
Infectious diseases specialist David Patrick discusses the misinformation about ticks and Lyme disease.
June 3, 2015 - by Jessica Werb
The Magna Carta has been revered for centuries as the basis of modern democratic constitutions. 2015 marks the 800th anniversary of the landmark charter between King John and his nobles.
May 22, 2015
UBC linguist Mark Turin helped translate Facebook’s Safety Check tool into Nepali.
May 14, 2015
Aerial drones more than proved their worth following the massive 7.8 earthquake that struck Nepal in late April.
May 13, 2015
When school lets out for the summer, many young students will be facing a tough choice: get a summer job or take on extra studies?
May 6, 2015
This Sunday, mothers will be celebrated with brunches, bouquets, and sappy cards.
May 5, 2015
A UBC expert is available to comment on a new study that reveals the impact of the Mount Polley mining disaster on nearby bodies of water.
April 28, 2015
The Cantonese language is spoken by millions around the globe, but UBC linguistics researcher Zoe Lam says societal and government pressures mean it could disappear within a couple generations.
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.