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.
March 29, 2016
Stephen Hoption Cann, clinical associate professor in UBC’s school of population and public health, discusses why homeopathy continues to attract followers, even as it fails to satisfy scientific criteria.
March 23, 2016
Egg decorating and chocolate bunnies may symbolize Easter in the west, but as a UBC prof points out, there is much to learn about the origins of our civilization.
March 17, 2016
Next week, Canada’s federal government will announce its first budget since Justin Trudeau’s Liberals came to power.
March 16, 2016
Kara Vogt, registered dietitian and clinical instructor in the faculty of land and food systems, helps explain meal replacements.
March 10, 2016
Werner Antweiler, an economist at the UBC Sauder School of Business, has investigated the pros and cons of daylight saving time and says there are plenty of good reasons not to do it.
March 8, 2016
Antarctica has more in common with outer space than you think.
March 7, 2016
To mark International Women’s Day this year, UBC is hosting an event that examines female leadership in science, engineering and medicine.
March 7, 2016
For many remote communities, including First Nations communities, clean drinking water is far from assured.
March 4, 2016
Rather than improving our mental abilities, smartphones are increasingly blamed for ruining our brains.
March 3, 2016
UBC professors are available to comment on the climate accord, expected to be announced today, between the federal government and premiers.