Abortion pill regulations limit access, put Canadian women at risk: UBC profs
UBC professors say Health Canada’s regulations for the abortion pill mifepristone will limit access to abortions and compromise patient safety.
Oct 17, 2016
Majority rule: why conformity can actually be a good thing
Like to go your own way? Most of us actually prefer to follow the pack, according to UBC research.
Jul 28, 2015
In a world dominated by social media, is there any role left for broadcast news?
UBC’s Alfred Hermida says journalists need an entirely new approach to delivering the news if their role is to continue.
Jun 10, 2015
Why are so many new teachers burning out?
As the school year winds down, the anticipation of summer break is a welcome respite for many elementary and high school teachers.
Apr 22, 2015
Why more men should take on female-dominated roles
Did you know that more women volunteer than men? Or that more women work in so-called communal roles – jobs that are more focused on caring for others – than their male counterparts?
Apr 15, 2015
Income splitting: taxpayer’s dream or policy nightmare?
As the tax deadline nears for Canadians, some plan to take advantage of a new income-splitting tax break for families.
Apr 14, 2015
Recharging your brain, one neuron at a time
New brain regeneration methods offer hope for aging minds, from improving memory to battling depression.
Feb 24, 2014
The race to save endangered languages
Saving languages from extinction is crucial, says Christine Schreyer ahead of International Mother Language Day.
Feb 20, 2014
Why Canada needs healthy prisons
Canada going wrong direction on prison health, UBC physician says.
Feb 18, 2014
Head games: How the mind works when gambling
Tiny ‘rat casino’ offers insight into possible treatments for compulsive gambling.
Feb 18, 2014
Will there be any good jobs in tomorrow’s workplace?
A UBC economist explores the dramatic loss of skilled jobs in the U.S. economy.
Feb 15, 2014
Can the Olympics change our bad environmental habits?
The public increasingly expects host cities to meet tough environmental standards, says expert.
Feb 12, 2014
Valentine’s Day survival 101
Valentine’s Day expectations can be a recipe for disaster, says a UBC psychologist who specializes in human sexuality.
Feb 12, 2014
The love market
Valentine’s Day may seal the deal, or end it, if you’re in the market for a mate.
Feb 11, 2014
How exercise can boost brain power
Physical activity can slow cognitive decline, says UBC physical therapist.
Feb 6, 2014
Beatlemania, 50 years later
Fifty years after the Beatles swept North America, a UBC music expert explains their enduring magical mystery.
Feb 5, 2014
Hollywood hitmaker returns to UBC
Fox TV screenwriter and UBC alumnus Hart Hanson on screenwriting south of the border.
Feb 4, 2014
How Stalin paved way for Sochi Games
UBC’s Anne Gorsuch details the troubled history of the seaside town of Sochi, a paradoxical place of healing and excess.
Feb 3, 2014