Using money to buy time linked to increased happiness

New research is challenging the age-old adage that money can’t buy happiness.


Business, Law and Society

What rising interest rates could mean for the housing market

The Bank of Canada is expected to hike the key interest rate Wednesday for the first time in nearly seven years.

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Arts and Humanities

UBC experts on the new B.C. government and cabinet

The B.C. NDP cabinet was sworn in on Tuesday. UBC experts are available to comment on the new government and its stated priorities: education, the opioid crisis and softwood lumber negotiations with the U.S.

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Science, Health and Technology

Climate change jaw dropper: Great white shark could one day prowl B.C. waters

Great white sharks could one day be swimming in British Columbia waters, according to William Cheung, associate professor at the Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries at UBC.

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University News

UBC’s 2016-2017 Annual Report

UBC’s 2016-2017 Annual Report has launched in a new downloadable format, it includes top highlights, high-level performance measures and financial information. 

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Ga-ga, goo-goo, why a baby likes you

By the age of one, infants already prefer speakers of their native tongue, but do not necessarily view speakers of an unfamiliar language negatively, according to new UBC research.


$6-million donation creates largest ever endowed scholarship at UBC

The University of British Columbia has created its largest ever endowed scholarship, thanks to a $6-million donation from the Constance Livingstone Friedman and Sydney Friedman Foundation.


UBC experts available to comment on forest fires and air quality

UBC forestry and health experts are available to discuss forest fires in B.C., and health risks associated with wildfires and heat throughout the summer.



Canada could lead the fight for life in a post-antibiotic world
Bob Hancock, a UBC professor of microbiology and immunology, co-wrote an op-ed for The Conversation about a “post-antibiotic world.”
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Expert Spotlight

UBC experts on Pacific NorthWest LNG project cancellation

Pacific NorthWest LNG will not be proceeding with the $36-billion liquefied natural gas project it had planned to build in British Columbia.

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UBC Athletics

Four track and field alumni to compete at World Championships

Four UBC Thunderbirds track and field alumni have been chosen to represent Canada at the upcoming IAAF World Championships.

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Feature Video

The Thing with Feathers

From ‘snarge’ to unidentified museum artifacts, forensic ornithologist Ildiko Szabo investigates bird mysteries big and small.

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UBC Events

UBC Farm Wednesday Campus Market

  • Wednesday July 26, 2017
  • 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
  • UBC Bookstore
The UBC Farm Wednesday Campus Market features an assortment of fresh UBC Farm produce and flowers. Click here to learn more.