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Does watching the World Cup drain our economy?

How the World Cup affects workplace productivity is discussed on CBC The Current. “If we’re engaged in a task that we’re not interested in, then a secondary distraction may help the […]

New satellite data like an ultrasound for baby stars

New satellite data like an ultrasound for baby stars

An international team of researchers have been monitoring the “heartbeats” of baby stars to test theories of how the Sun was born 4.5 billion years ago.

UBC high tech health apps

A UBC team has developed a smartphone app that can measure oxygen levels, which could prove vital for saving the lives of children around the world. “If you go here […]

Sex workers seek apology, reparations

Sex workers seek apology, reparations

Sex workers seek apology, reparations A Vancouver Sun op-ed co-authored by UBC’s Becki Ross argues that Vancouver sex workers who were outlawed from working on Davie St. 30 years ago […]

Without enforceability provisions, Harper’s ‘Canadian Victims Bill of Rights’ won’t do much for victims

Without enforceability provisions, Harper’s ‘Canadian Victims Bill of Rights’ won’t do much for victims

Without enforceability provisions, Harper’s ‘Canadian Victims Bill of Rights’ won’t do much for victims The lack of enforceability of the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights needs to be fixed, says UBC […]

UBC says farewell to Prof. Stephen J. Toope

UBC says farewell to Prof. Stephen J. Toope

A letter from Prof. Toope to members of the UBC community.