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Prof launches first Sustainable Road Safety lab
Civil Engineering Professor Gordon Lovegrove is bringing Canada’s first research lab on Sustainable Road Safety (SRS) to UBC’s Okanagan campus.
Jul 1, 2010 - by by Jody Jacob
New centre pulls together autism efforts
Your three-year old boy has just been diagnosed with autism, a neurobiological disorder that affects a person’s communication skills and social abilities.
Jul 1, 2010 - by by Heather Amos
Helping children in pain
Simple explanatory diagrams and soothing words can be powerful tools for health professionals working
with a child in pain, according to a new book by clinical psychologist Leora Kuttner.
Jul 1, 2010 - by by Brian Lin
Toothless no more: team aims to reduce rejection of implants
Don Brunette may well find himself named the patron saint of toothless hockey players.
An oral biologist in the Faculty of Dentistry, Brunette seeks to create a better dental implant by understanding how cells behave around different types of implant surfaces.
Jul 1, 2010 - by by Lorraine Chan
Money may ruin the moment
A new UBC study has found that money – having it, seeing it, thinking about it – can impair our ability to enjoy everyday pleasures.
Jul 1, 2010 - by by Basil Waugh