Media Release | July 7, 2015
The Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games brought more than just athletes to B.C. It also left the province with a bad case of the measles.
Media Release | July 6, 2015
A reminder for a dinner invitation and a touching letter from a young man to his mother offer a rare glimpse of daily life in ancient Egypt, thanks to a recent rediscovery at UBC Library.
Media Release | July 2, 2015
Climate change is forcing fish out of their current habitats and into cooler waters and many more species will soon be affected if climate goals are not met, say scientists.
Media Release | July 1, 2015
A single-celled marine plankton evolved a miniature version of a multi-cellular eye, possibly to help see its prey better, according to University of British Columbia (UBC) research published today in Nature.
Media Release | June 30, 2015
Seafood will come from further abroad in the future and many people will not be able to enjoy the same quantity and dishes due to climate change and ocean acidification, according to UBC scientists.
Media Release | June 29, 2015
Pink salmon that begin life in freshwater with high concentrations of carbon dioxide, which causes acidification, are smaller and may be less likely to survive, according to a new study from UBC.
Media Release | June 26, 2015
UBC welcomed quantum physicist Jennifer Hoffman today as its newest Canada Excellence Research Chair (CERC). She joins a team of leading-edge quantum matter researchers at UBC, building a critical mass of expertise in this emerging field.
Media Release | June 25, 2015
Soldiers with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may see a world more full of threat than those not suffering from the affliction, according to a study led by UBC and The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) in Toronto.
Media Release | June 24, 2015
The presence of counterfeiters in the market can drive innovation in the fashion industry, according to a new UBC study.
Media Release | June 22, 2015
Scientists across an array of faculties at UBC will receive a combined a total of nearly $33 million in grants, fellowships and scholarships, NSERC announced today.
Canada’s largest cranberry grower partners with UBC on $7.5M fund to establish a centre for business ethics
Media Release | June 18, 2015
UBC alumnus Peter Dhillon, Canada’s largest grower of cranberries, is partnering with UBC to establish the Peter P. Dhillon Centre for Business Ethics at the Sauder School of Business.
Media Release | June 9, 2015
New research shows that risky outdoor play is not only good for children’s health but also encourages creativity, social skills and resilience.
Media Release | June 8, 2015
Medical marijuana producer National Green Biomed Ltd. has committed $1 million to UBC to allow researchers to study the therapeutic effects of cannabis.
Media Release | June 3, 2015
Love the opera? Hungry for hip hop? It turns out that your musical likes and dislikes may say more about you than you think, according to UBC research.
Media Release | June 1, 2015
The University of British Columbia has received two $1-million donations to grow the number of aboriginal doctors, nurses, dentists, pharmacists and other health professionals.
Media Release | May 29, 2015
UBC received over $20 million in funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) to enhance current research facilities with new equipment.
Media Release | May 28, 2015
An international food security project that helps low-income women farmers in Cambodia farm fish and garden at home will now help them become entrepreneurs, thanks to more than $1M in funding to UBC from CIFSRF.
Media Release | May 27, 2015
Researchers with UBC’s Sea Around Us project have launched a new open-source web platform that provides the first comprehensive coverage of both reported and unreported fish.
Media Release | May 26, 2015
Researchers at UBC will be able to probe the mysteries of quantum materials with a new state-of-the-art ultrafast laser, thanks to a $1.4 million US grant from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation.
Media Release | May 26, 2015
Racial stereotypes and expectations can impact the way we communicate and understand others, according to UBC research.