May 24, 2017
Briefing and Q&A with addictions specialists from five European countries that offer heroin-assisted treatment for chronic opioid users.
Media Release | May 23, 2017
Mothers are viewed negatively if their child hasn’t been vaccinated, no matter the reason.
Media Release | May 15, 2017
In one of the most comprehensive studies to date, UBC researchers have identified potential adverse reactions of a commonly used multiple sclerosis drug.
Media Release | May 15, 2017
UBC physicists may have solved one of nature’s great puzzles: what causes the accelerating expansion of our universe?
May 8, 2017
Canadians across the country are battling flooding especially in Eastern Canada where heavy rain has caused major problems. UBC experts are available to comment on the issue.
Media Release | May 5, 2017
A UBC computer scientist has invented a unique desk light that automatically switches from green to red when you are ‘in the zone’ and shouldn’t be disturbed by colleagues.
Media Release | May 3, 2017
UBC computer scientists are examining exactly how skin folds, stretches, wrinkles and bounces, with the goal of creating a realistic computer model of the human body.
May 1, 2017
This week, global experts will gather at the University of British Columbia to discuss the latest trends in 3D bioprinting—a technology used to create living tissues and organs.
Media Release | May 1, 2017
A UBC-led research team has developed a new global coral bleaching database that could help scientists predict future bleaching events.
Media Release | April 21, 2017
People with multiple sclerosis can show signs of something wrong five years before the onset of disease, much earlier than previously thought, according to a new analysis of health records from people with the condition.
Media Release | April 20, 2017
A drug created from a malaria protein stopped tumour growth of chemotherapy-resistant bladder cancer, offering hope for cancer patients not responding to standard treatments.
Media Release | April 10, 2017
Wood scientist Solace Sam-Brew envisions a future where Canadian homes are furnished with products made from flax and hemp.
April 7, 2017
Student teams from 15 different applied science programs at the University of British Columbia will highlight their senior work in an annual design showcase and competition.
Media Release | April 4, 2017
A University of British Columbia-developed system that uses bacteria to turn non-potable water into drinking water will be tested next week in West Vancouver prior to being installed in remote communities in Canada and beyond.
April 3, 2017
Wood science students at UBC have become Ikea hackers, transforming $20 Bekväm step stools into refined furniture pieces.
Media Release | March 31, 2017
Droplets and exhaled breath caught from the blowholes of killer whales along the Pacific coast are providing scientists with insights into whale health and revealing bacteria and fungi that may be a threat to the mammals.
Media Release | March 30, 2017
For the first time in Canada, a University of British Columbia engineer has found a way to use Wi-Fi to determine the number of building occupants and adjust ventilation accordingly.
Media Release | March 29, 2017
UBC scientists have scanned the genome of cannabis plants to find the genes responsible for giving various strains their lemony, skunky or earthy flavours, an important step for the budding legal cannabis industry.
March 29, 2017
A UBC researcher is drawing attention to the human cost of our consumer behaviour by examining the number of deaths caused by air pollution from manufacturing goods.
March 27, 2017
UBC experts are available to comment about the federal government’s plan to legalize marijuana by July 1, 2018.