August 12, 2013
On Sept. 11, Statistics Canada will be releasing new data from the National Household Survey on income and housing. UBC Prof. Paul Kershaw speaks about the issues related to the financial pressures facing young Canadians.
Media Release | August 9, 2013
A new study is revealing multiple health concerns faced by an tenants in Vancouver’s SRO hotels.
Media Release | August 8, 2013
A new study has shone a spotlight on the peacekeeping mechanisms in our intestines.
Media Release | August 4, 2013
Marine species are migrating toward the poles as much as 12 times faster than land-based species as a result of the warming climate, according to a new study.
Media Release | July 31, 2013
One size chart doesn’t fit all when it comes to evaluating birth weight and health outcomes of newborns, according to UBC researchers.
Media Release | July 29, 2013
By observing the eye movements of schizophrenia patients, a UBC researcher has discovered a potential explanation for some of their symptoms.
July 25, 2013 - by Brian Lin
Women in rural areas have less access to abortion services than their urban counterparts, says UBC’s Dr. Wendy Norman.
Media Release | July 25, 2013
UBC researchers have apprehended tiny, elusive parasites that have plagued oysters from B.C. to California.
July 23, 2013
Prof. Anita Ho tackles complex ethical matters such as assisted suicide, in vitro fertilization and private healthcare.
Media Release | July 17, 2013
A new UBC study shows that most East Asian adolescents in B.C. are not sexually active, but those who are may engage in high-risk sexual behaviours.
Media Release | July 9, 2013
University of British Columbia researchers have developed a vaccine to halt the spread of West Nile Virus (WNV) among common and endangered bird species.
Media Release | June 12, 2013
UBC researchers have developed a MRI technique to detect multiple sclerosis.
Media Release | May 30, 2013
Sharks are worth more in the ocean than in a bowl of soup, according to researchers from the University of British Columbia.
Media Release | May 23, 2013
A University of British Columbia engineer and a team of U.S. researchers have made a breakthrough utilizing spray-on technology that could revolutionize the way optical lenses are made and used.
Media Release | May 22, 2013
Canadian and Swedish scientists today released genome sequences of two of the most economically important forest trees in the world.
May 17, 2013
UBC and the Djavad Mowafaghian Foundation welcomed His Royal Highness The Duke of York, KG, to dedicate the cornerstone of the new Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health.
Media Release | May 15, 2013
Climate change has been impacting global fisheries for the past four decades…
Media Release | May 15, 2013
Climate change has been impacting global fisheries for the past four decades by driving species towards cooler, deeper waters, according to University of British Columbia scientists.
Media Release | May 14, 2013
Forget apples – lifting weights and doing cardio can also keep the doctors away, according a new study by researchers at the University of British Columbia and Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute.