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How to deal with your inbox

Gizmodo (here and here) featured scientifically backed methods for coping with email. One of them is study published last year by UBC researchers, which showed that reading email at specified […]

Pitch perfect

A new study from University of Illinois, UBC and Harvard shows that vocal pitch influences how we are seen, The Sun (UK) reported. The researchers asked 274 participants to give […]

Creating co-housing space within a condo tower

A group of Vancouverites are pitching an idea that could be the first of its kind in North America: a co-housing project within a condo tower, reports the Globe and […]

The cage-free egg trend: Is it just a shell game?

Public opinion and social media are creating new pressure to switch to cage-free eggs, but the issue is more complex than it appears, according to a new Globe and Mail […]

UBC helps smaller utilities up water infrastructure game

The Journal of Commerce highlighted a technology developed at UBC Okanagan that helps smaller B.C. water utilities identify water pipes most likely to fail. The tool, developed by civil engineering […]

The price we won’t pay

The debate on whether Canada should pay ransom if its citizens are kidnapped was the focus of a Toronto Sun article. UBC political scientist Will Plowright weighed in, saying the […]

UBC 2050: The future of higher education