Assoc. Prof. Darren Dahl turns a keen eye on marketplace behaviour and consumer patterns - photo by Martin Dee
UBC Reports | Vol. 52 | No. 12 |
Dec. 7, 2006
Christmas Clerks Beware: Flattery Ploy Won’t Work
“You look great in that jacket!” “Fuchsia is really your colour.” “I bought that exact pair of shoes myself.” Sales pitches like these will be flying fast and furious as retailers ramp up for the year’s busiest shopping season.
Campus Station an Incubator of Ideas, Talent
A campus radio station that has launched some of the brightest talents in independent music is ready to rock an iPod near you.
Jurassic Relic Offers Clues to Climate Change Survival
A long-lost tree species will soon begin to tell its 200-million-year-old story at UBC Okanagan.
Jaws Under Ice: Mysterious Arctic sharks found in Québec
In the frigid, murky waters of the St. Lawrence River in Québec, UBC marine biologist and veterinarian Chris Harvey-Clark is painting a clearer picture of a mysterious predator.
Beauty Interventions for Boomers
There was a time when a grandmother could look like a grandmother. No longer.
Health Sciences Online: Building a Global Virtual Learning Centre
What would happen if health professionals and students around the globe had access to free, comprehensive learning resources?
New Tools Help Preserve Old Ways
In 1962, residents of remote Turner Island near the north end of Vancouver Island were relocated, ostensibly to provide them with better access to government services.
STIs up in Boomtown
When the oil and gas boom came to the northeastern town of Ft. St. John, an unwanted visitor came along with it.