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 27, 2015
UBC will announce a state of the art training facility for the UBC Thunderbirds program and players across the Lower Mainland.
April 22, 2015
University of British Columbia students have spent the past two weeks designing, building, and testing water-jet powered vehicles operated by remote control. Today, they will find out who has designed the fastest boat of them all.
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 14, 2015
As the tax deadline nears for Canadians, some plan to take advantage of a new income-splitting tax break for families.
April 7, 2015
Today’s teens face a unique set of stressors from social media, parents, schools, and society, says Dr. Dzung Vo, a UBC clinical assistant professor and pediatrician.
April 1, 2015
UBC bilingualism expert Stefka Marinova-Todd says there’s no reason why children with autism should be discouraged from speaking another language, or two.
March 31, 2015
With temperatures heating up and spring already underway, it’s time for children to play outside again. But are our play spaces good enough, or could they actually be too safe?
March 27, 2015
A growing number of cars have telematics built-in — devices that enable wireless connections between the vehicle and the wider world.
March 26, 2015
UBC experts are available to speak about B.C.’s new incentive program for electric vehicles.
March 19, 2015
Carol Mayer, head of the curatorial department at the MOA, is available to speak about the connection between Vanuatu and MOA.
March 18, 2015
Children today may no longer need to learn how to drive when they grow up, if some of the world’s leading automotive and technology companies have their way.
February 17, 2015
UBC experts are available for commentary on today’s B.C. budget, which is expected early this afternoon.
February 6, 2015
The Government of Canada has declared Ethel Johns, founding director of the UBC School of Nursing, a Person of National Historic Significance. Johns was a lifelong advocate of nursing education and professional practice.
February 4, 2015
The Supreme Court ruled Friday on a B.C. assisted suicide case. UBC experts are available to comment on the decision.
February 3, 2015
A UBC finance professor says Canadian banks downgrading is a symptom of rough times for the country’s economy.
February 2, 2015
Experts from the University of British Columbia and affiliated health care organizations will discuss how health and health care are no longer a matter of “one-size-fits-all” but rather a complex confluence of our biology, behaviour and environment.
January 27, 2015
UBC students will showcase their engineering design talents in a robotic vehicle competition on Wednesday, January 28.
January 26, 2015
UBC experts are available to comment on the Holocaust and the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, January 27, 1945.
January 15, 2015
Inner-city elementary school students from East Vancouver will get their first look at university life from a basketball court at UBC on January 16.