October 19, 2016
Vancouver is seen as one of the most livable cities in the world. UBC sociology professor Nathanael Lauster believes that’s because more people live in condos and townhouses than single-family homes in this city.
October 19, 2016
New research from the UBC Sauder School of Business suggests that simply imagining the taste, smell and texture of food or drink can lead consumers to happily choose smaller portions and even increase their satisfaction.
October 19, 2016
Hordes of zombies haven’t yet made the leap from the horror-movie screen to downtown city streets, but that hasn’t stopped two professors from sharing tips on how to handle an invasion.
October 14, 2016
Reports of pranksters dressing up as creepy clowns are sweeping the U.S., Canada and now Europe.
October 6, 2016
The RCMP has issued an apology to hundreds of female officers and employees who were subjected to sexual harassment, bullying and discrimination in the force.
September 23, 2016
Royal fans are in a frenzy ahead of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s arrival in Victoria on Saturday. Will and Kate will be joined by their children Prince George and Princess Charlotte for an eight-day tour of B.C. and the Yukon.
Media Release | June 13, 2016
UBC experts are available to talk about various aspects of the mass shooting in Orlando, Florida including terrorism, international security and mental illness.
June 13, 2016
A panel of pediatric specialists led by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) released their first sleep recommendations for children between four months and 18 years today.
March 2, 2016
A new Senate report is calling on the federal government to introduce a tax on sugary drinks in an attempt to address Canada’s obesity crisis. Carol McAusland, a UBC food […]
September 24, 2015
Professor Keith Head, HSBC Professor in Asian Commerce at UBC’s Sauder School of Business, explains what Canadians stand to gain or lose, and whether the country should be in a hurry to sign.
April 28, 2015
The Cantonese language is spoken by millions around the globe, but UBC linguistics researcher Zoe Lam says societal and government pressures mean it could disappear within a couple generations.
March 25, 2015
A UBC medical researcher has developed a high-tech, non-invasive method that shows promise in the diagnosis of lower urinary tract infections (UTIs).
March 12, 2015
Canada’s six-month commitment to the coalition fighting the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) in Iraq ends in April 2015. A UBC political scientist discusses next steps and the challenges that lie ahead.
Media Release | January 22, 2015
UBC Law alumnus Peter A. Allard, Q.C., has donated $30 million to UBC’s Faculty of Law, the largest gift ever to a Canadian law school.
July 8, 2014
Engineering students develop simple alternative to expensive surgical tool for developing world.
November 8, 2012
The B.C. government is holding public consultations about future service and costs for BC Ferries. UBC’s Sauder School of Business transportation expert David Gillen is available to comment.
Media Release | March 8, 2012
UBC experts and community members are available to comment on the March 11 anniversary of Japan’s “triple disaster” – the earthquake, tsunami and Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant meltdown.
March 2, 2012
A team of University of B.C. student entrepreneurs has come up with a mobile app called “goodnights” that will give Ticketmaster a run for its money. Available free from iTunes, […]
Media Release | March 1, 2012
A former White House staff member, the U.S. Consul general and University of British Columbia political science experts will discuss current and upcoming issues surrounding the upcoming U.S. election at a free public forum at Robson Square on Sunday, March 4.
UBC announces 2012 individual honorary degrees: Two former PMs, singer-songwriter among Vancouver campus recipients
Media Release | February 14, 2012
Former Canadian prime ministers Joe Clark and Paul Martin and iconic singer-songwriter Buffy Sainte-Marie are among those receiving honorary degrees from UBC this year. Others who will receive the degrees at the Vancouver campus of the University of British Columbia include a philanthropist for Buddhism studies, a globe-trotting husband-and-wife ethnobotanist team and a beloved symphony conductor.