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.
May 6, 2016
UBC PhD candidate Craig A. Jones has personally interviewed more than 50 military lawyers as part of his research on the function of law in modern warfare.
May 2, 2016
As thousands of people continue to flee Syria, the international community struggles to come to a consensus in the debate over immigration policy.
April 28, 2016
A new UBC Sauder study finds that telling customers there’s product information available online makes people more likely to buy it – even if they don’t actually go to the website.
April 21, 2016
Earth Day is April 22, an annual reminder to reflect on the impact of our actions and to consider how we can lighten our footprint on our earth.
April 19, 2016
As Canada prepares for the expected legalization of cannabis, a new study will examine cannabis use and provide clear guidance for creating regulations and policies.
April 5, 2016
UBC’s Siyun Wang, assistant professor in the faculty of land and food systems, explains what these helpful little organisms are—and how to get them working for you.