Media Release | February 16, 2017
How international university students think about home significantly influences their migration plans upon graduation, according to a new study from UBC.
Media Release | February 14, 2017
A new magnetic device implant could offer a DIY alternative for administering drugs.
Media Release | February 1, 2017
One in 12 Canadians aged 55 and older skipped prescriptions due to cost in 2014, the second-highest rate among comparable countries, new UBC research has found.
Media Release | January 30, 2017
Stressed out university students, take note: self-compassion may be the key to making it through your first year, according to new research from UBC.
Media Release | January 24, 2017
Patients who experience anxiety and depression after being diagnosed with advanced lung cancer are more likely to die sooner, according to new research from the University of British Columbia and BC Cancer Agency.
Media Release | January 19, 2017
Most people are concerned about the prospect of their social media accounts being hacked, but a new study finds that it’s actually people we know who frequently access our accounts without our permission.
Media Release | January 17, 2017
Mark Turin and Sara Shneiderman know what it’s like to have a home reduced to rubble.
Media Release | January 16, 2017
Drugs used to treat HIV could affect how the body responds to syphilis, inadvertently contributing to a current outbreak, a new study suggests.
Media Release | January 9, 2017
UBC President and Vice-Chancellor Santa Ono announced today the reinstatement of John Furlong as the keynote speaker at the university’s 18th Annual ZLC Millennium Scholarship Breakfast on February 28, 2017.
Media Release | January 3, 2017
UBC President and Vice-Chancellor, Santa Ono, today made the following statement in response to public criticism of UBC’s decision to cancel John Furlong’s contract to speak at the upcoming Millennium Scholarship Breakfast.
Media Release | January 3, 2017
After looking at images of slot machines and roulette, problem gamblers experience increased activity in the same part of the brain that lights up when drug addicts have cravings, according to a new UBC psychology study.
Media Release | December 22, 2016
If countries abide by the Paris Agreement global warming target of 1.5 degrees Celsius, potential fish catches could increase by six million metric tons per year, according to a new study published in Science.
Media Release | December 12, 2016
The next time you make a complaint to your cellphone or cable company, don’t get personal.
Media Release | December 8, 2016
Hummingbirds’ ability to accelerate and turn diminishes at high altitudes, but it isn’t a lack of oxygen to the body that limits the birds’ performance — it’s physics.
Media Release | December 5, 2016
The ancient Japanese art of flower arranging was the inspiration for a groundbreaking technique to create tiny “artificial brains” that could be used to develop personalized cancer treatments.
Media Release | December 2, 2016
Coastal Indigenous people eat on average 15 times more seafood per person than non-Indigenous people in the same country, according to new research from the University of British Columbia.
Media Release | November 29, 2016
Food scientists at UBC have developed a faster and cheaper way to quantify antioxidant levels in chocolate.
Media Release | November 23, 2016
Thanks to two $1-million contributions from alumni Greg Peet and Glenn Walsh, University of British Columbia ventures now have access to additional early-stage seed capital to help build their businesses.
Media Release | November 22, 2016
A rare microbe that was once thought to be insignificant has turned out to be one of the most abundant single-celled hunters in the ocean, and a team of researchers led by UBC have captured the first glimpse of these elusive predators.
Media Release | November 21, 2016
Acidification of the world’s oceans could drive a cascading loss of biodiversity in some marine habitats, according to research published today in Nature Climate Change.