Media Release | March 14, 2016
UBC research in areas that include cystic fibrosis and food safety received $1.4 million in funding today from the John R. Evans Leaders Fund.
Media Release | August 28, 2015
An anti-scarring drug invented by UBC researchers will soon complete testing to determine its safety in humans as a topically administered drug.
Media Release | July 21, 2015
Compared to its celestial neighbours Venus and Mars, Earth is a pretty habitable place. So how did we get so lucky? A new study sheds light on the improbable evolutionary path that enabled Earth to sustain life.
April 10, 2015
UBC research received a $23.2 million boost in support of 23 Canada Research Chairs working in medicine, psychology, engineering, biology and more.
Media Release | February 3, 2014
Three UBC scientists have received some of the top academic prizes available from NSERC.
Media Release | March 12, 2013
Babies have a dark side under their cute exteriors, according to UBC study that finds infants as young as nine months embrace those who pick on individuals who are different from them.
March 6, 2013 - by Patty Wellborn
Profs. Joan Bortoff and Stephen Porter share the UBC Okanagan’s Award for Excellence in Research
March 6, 2013 - by Paul Marck
Since 2006, faculty and student research has grown from $8.3-m to $11.6-m
Media Release | February 27, 2013
A $2-million investment from the British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC) and the Government of B.C. will create a major new Centre for Gambling Research at UBC to advance our understanding of gambling psychology and help reduce problem gambling behaviours.
Media Release | February 27, 2013
UBC’s Sauder School of Business has launched an online prediction market for investors seeking to predict the outcome of B.C.’s May 14 provincial election.
Media Release | February 25, 2013
A new UBC study suggests troubling perceptions exist when it comes to women involved in disputes at work.
Media Release | February 17, 2013
University of British Columbia researchers have found that when the animals at the top of the food chain are removed, freshwater ecosystems emit a lot more carbon dioxide into the atmosphere.
Master switch discovery could provide road map for treatment of arthritis and other inflammatory diseases
Media Release | January 22, 2013
Scientists trying to create drugs to treat chronic inflammation in diseases like arthritis now have a new culprit known as MMP2. New University of British Columbia research shows that this enzyme works as a master switch to activate inflammatory diseases.
Media Release | December 19, 2012
From medical maggots to ethical robots, this year’s ten predictions are an eclectic mix of the unusual, unexpected, and hopeful.
November 1, 2012 - by Basil Waugh
When Kai Bighorn was in high school, he spent more time counting pills for his dad than doing “normal teenage things.”
Media Release | October 23, 2012
Sauder School of Business researchers at the University of British Columbia have found that a person’s date of birth can affect their climb up the corporate ladder. The Sauder study […]
October 17, 2012
As part of ShakeOut BC, a province-wide earthquake drill, UBC will be hosting an earthquake preparedness symposium. Earthquake experts are also available for comment.
Media Release | October 8, 2012
Maternal depression and a common class of antidepressants can alter a crucial period of language development in babies, according to a new study by researchers at the University of British Columbia, Harvard University and the Child & Family Research Institute (CFRI) at BC Children’s Hospital.
October 2, 2012
The Association for Consumer Research (ACR) annual conference, co-sponsored by UBC’s Sauder School of Business, will convene more than 1,000 top researchers from universities around the world along with industry insiders – from advertisers to manufacturers.
Media Release | September 25, 2012
UNESCO conference – Memory of the World in the Digital Age: Digitization and Preservation