Media Release | August 19, 2014
Atlanta International Airport is the most efficient airport in the world, according to a comprehensive ranking of global airports, conducted by UBC’s Sauder School of Business.
Media Release | August 18, 2014
New UBC research concludes that taking antibiotics early in life can have a long-term negative impact on your immune system.
Media Release | August 15, 2014
Changes to British Columbia’s laws against driving while impaired have reduced fatal crashes as well as ambulance calls and hospital admissions resulting from motor vehicle crashes, a new UBC study finds.
August 14, 2014
Better addiction training on horizon Addiction to alcohol and drugs are immensely costly, but new funding aims to make B.C. a leader in treatment, says UBC’s Evan Wood in a Vancouver […]
August 13, 2014
Visit our special Back To School 2014 page as UBC gears up to for the start of the winter session.
August 8, 2014
August 7, 2014
Oppenheimer Park occupation sends a message In a Vancouver Sun op-ed, UBC Law Prof. Margot Young says the protest in Vancouver’s Oppenheimer Park reminds us things are seldom simple. Read more…
August 6, 2014 - by Heather Amos
UBC’s new Vantage College helps international students find their voice.
July 29, 2014 - by Heather Amos
UBC researchers are part of an international team that wants to see city skylines filled with buildings made of bamboo.
Media Release | July 28, 2014
New research finds that traditionally gay neighbourhoods are becoming increasingly “straight” places, and could be at risk of losing their distinct cultural identity.
Media Release | July 25, 2014
The University of British Columbia is making public the breakdown of expenses incurred during the 2013/14 fiscal year by then president and vice chancellor Stephen Toope.
July 21, 2014
A distinguished drug researcher has been rehired by the B.C. Health Ministry and praised for data privacy protection. Malcolm Maclure, a professor and B.C. chair of patient safety in the department […]
Media Release | July 21, 2014
New research identifies the unhappiest cities in the U.S., but finds some young people are still willing to relocate to them for a good job opportunity or lower housing prices.
July 16, 2014
A UBC PhD student has built a sophisticated tracking system that collects, analyzes and reports on the activities of nearly 100 African elephants in an effort to protect these threatened animals and understand their movement patterns.
Media Release | July 15, 2014
Journal of the American Medical Association study reveals early detection is easily missed.
July 15, 2014
As forest fires spread across B.C., Canada and parts of the U.S., UBC experts are available to comment.
July 9, 2014
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 […]
Media Release | July 3, 2014
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.
Media Release | July 3, 2014
From July 8– 12, UBC’s Vancouver campus will welcome 1,300 athletes with intellectual disabilities for the Special Olympics Canada 2014 Summer Games
July 3, 2014
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 […]