Media Release | March 2, 2017
Renting out unused residential parking could be the answer to chronic parking shortages in Vancouver’s West End, according to a new University of British Columbia study.
July 14, 2015
Canada’s slumping economy is leading some to speculate that the Bank of Canada will cut its interest rate from the already-low 0.75 per cent down to 0.5 per cent.
May 21, 2013
UBC confers degrees on 6,600 graduating students and four honorary degree recipients at the Vancouver campus’ Spring Congregation, May 22-29.
April 3, 2013 - by Heather Amos
Shared past of Chinese farmers and Musqueam Nation unearthed by student Sarah Ling
Media Release | March 19, 2013
The University of British Columbia will honour advocates who have fought for human rights and the environment at this year’s spring graduation ceremonies. The Honourable Steven Point, Tzeporah Berman, Lee Lakeman, and Ian Stirling will receive honorary degrees from UBC’s Vancouver campus.
Media Release | December 26, 2012
Children who make an effort to perform acts of kindness are happier and experience greater acceptance from their peers, suggests new research from the University of British Columbia and the University of California, Riverside.
Media Release | March 14, 2012
With housing prices at record levels, a University of British Columbia-led study finds that new Canadians are struggling to find adequate and affordable housing in the country’s three largest cities.
January 26, 2012
Vancouver’s hottest young video-game talents face off this weekend at Vancouver’s Global Game Jam 2012, part of a 48-hour, world-wide programming marathon.
Media Release | November 17, 2011
UBC experts are available to provide media commentary on a variety of topics – from Occupy Vancouver and bike lanes to voter turnout and diversity issues – in this weekend’s municipal elections.
Media Release | October 25, 2011
British Columbia’s economy grew in 2010 with new businesses, jobs and an increase in visitor spending, all likely related to the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, says a University of British Columbia study that measured the impact of the Games.
April 20, 2011
Aggressive investments in B.C.’s transportation system will reduce greenhouse gas emissions and lead to healthier and safer communities, says a new study by Patrick Condon, UBC chair in Landscape and Livable Environments, and an economist from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.
Media Release | February 4, 2011
The University of British Columbia and Modern Green Development Co. Ltd. – one of China’s largest property developers – have entered into a strategic partnership to advance green building research […]