UBC Reports | Vol. 48 | No. 3 | Feb.
UBC earns lion's share of innovation funding
Researchers at UBC and its affiliated teaching hospitals received
almost $76 million in infrastructure research funding for 16 projects
-- the largest amount awarded -- from the Canada Foundation for
Innovation (CFI) in a recent competition.
Centre to zero in on human security
Mapping the incidence, severity and consequences of global violence
will be the major focus of UBC's new Centre for Human Security.
Short winter days mean higher returns, researchers say
Winter blues may be bad for us but not for the return on our portfolios,
according to research conducted recently in the Faculty of Commerce
and Business Administration.
Study flexes muscles
Skiers, hikers and astronauts may all benefit from an investigation
launched recently by UBC Rehabilitation Sciences researchers.
Older women think age does wither you
If you think your worries about weight and wrinkles will disappear
with the wisdom of age think again, says UBC researcher Laura Hurd
Centre investigates lung, heart disease
Allison Banting had no reason to know about lung disease research
in Vancouver until last spring. That's when a near-fatal asthma
attack put her in St. Paul's Hospital's intensive care unit where
she was treated by members of the iCAPTURE Centre.