Media Release | June 26, 2017
Industrial fishing fleets dump nearly 10 million tonnes of good fish back into the ocean every year, according to new research.
June 26, 2017
Your child’s sleep problems may be making you depressed and unsure of your parenting skills, says a new paper by UBC sleep expert and nursing professor Wendy Hall.
June 23, 2017
UBC experts are available to discuss the health implications of the heat wave that is expected to hit parts of southwestern B.C. over the weekend. Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement.
Media Release | June 13, 2017
UBC engineers have developed a more resilient type of concrete using recycled tires that could be used for concrete structures like buildings, roads, dams and bridges while reducing landfill waste.
Media Release | June 1, 2017
Large-scale fisheries receive about four times more subsidies than their small-scale counterparts, with up to 60 per cent of those subsidies promoting overfishing.
Media Release | May 30, 2017
Coastal communities are struggling with the complex social and ecological impacts of a growing global hunger for a seafood delicacy, according to a new study from the University of British Columbia.
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.