Media Release | March 22, 2017
Many people choose their spouse based on shared values and interests. But in China, another important, relatively unknown factor plays a role: hukou, and it may be contributing to growing socioeconomic disparity in the country’s largest city, according to a new UBC study.
Media Release | February 22, 2017
While participation in sports has been declining among high school students in B.C. overall, even fewer gay, lesbian and bisexual teens are involved in sports than 15 years ago, says a new UBC study.
February 10, 2017
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will meet U.S. President Donald Trump for the first time on Monday.
December 5, 2016
UBC experts are available to comment on various aspects of cold weather.
November 30, 2016
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) has released its latest report on foreign ownership in Canada’s housing markets.
Media Release | October 31, 2016
If you think the mind grinds to a halt when you’re doing nothing, think again.
October 28, 2016
More women earn university degrees than men today. But a new UBC study looking at heterosexual marriage patterns shows that women, especially when marrying less educated men, still tend to choose husbands who have higher incomes than themselves.
October 25, 2016
Costumes, candy and decorations are flying off store shelves in record numbers, as Halloween draws near.
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).