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.
February 29, 2016
For some people, their morning coffee or tea just isn’t complete without a few sugar cubes, a packet of artificial sweetener or spoonful of honey. But which choice really hits the sweet spot for your health?
February 25, 2016
It’s fitting that this year’s Rare Disease Day falls on a day that only comes around every four years.
February 23, 2016
UBC’s Shelley Hymel, a professor in the faculty of education, explains why the effects of bullying can last a lifetime.
February 23, 2016
A new study finds that infants as young as six months figure out that a person with more friends will be more dominant than someone with fewer companions.
February 16, 2016
Canada’s refugee resettlement program aims to welcome 25,000 Syrian refugees — half of them children — by the end of February.