Blame it on chemo brain
Cancer patients sometimes experience forgetfulness when taking anti-cancer drugs. Prof. Kristin Campbell thinks exercise might help.
Creatures great and small
The first of a series on animals in research looks at four basic science studies. Upcoming articles will address animals in medical research, and how animal research is governed.
Growing growers at UBC Farm
Jared Singh is one of 10 students in the Sustainable Agriculture Practicum Program. He is learning about topics from natural pest control to food safety.
UBC gets personal
Every new Vancouver campus undergraduate student will be assigned their own go-to enrolment specialist for the duration of their studies.
Forestry: the new high-tech frontier
Prof. Sally Aitken is learning how trees adapt to local climatic conditions by studying their genes.
Nursing students learn from African colleagues
Working with colleagues in Zambia and Ghana, nursing students from UBC's Okanagan campus often find what they experience changes their understanding of what it means to be a nurse.
Uncertain times on the ‘roof of the world’
Tibet scholar Tsering Shakya discusses the challenges facing his homeland
All in the family: passing it on to the next generation
Family dynamics can be tough. They are even tougher when running a business. The Sauder School of Business established the Business Families Centre to help.
Mysteries of unconsciousness
UBC researchers are using novel tools like the Ouija board as a window into our “second intelligence.”
Starting small, aiming big
How would you use $30,000 to make a difference? Trevor Hirsche is using the special funding from the International Service Learning Program to work with a community in Bolivia.
IN THE NEWS
Highlights of media coverage in May 2012. Compiled by Gudrun Jonsdottir.
In their own words: Letters
Convenors of a recent Green College interdisciplinary speaker series question the use of animals in research.