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Terrifying new wasp turns spiders into zombies

New York Post reported on research from UBC that has found a new species of parasitic wasp that can turn spiders into zombies. “Wasps manipulating the behaviour of spiders has […]

Don’t think you can make a difference in the climate crisis? Meet some experts who say you’re wrong

A CBC article about climate change quoted Seth Wynes, a PhD student at UBC, whose research looks at which personal choices have the highest impact on emissions.

Ten of the best indoor pools in Canada

UBC’s Aquatic Centre was featured in a Chatelaine article about the 10 best indoor pools in Canada.

Wesbrook Winter Festival 2018


UBC honours Stewart Phillip

Castanet reported on the honorary degree awarded to Grand Chief Stewart Phillip, head of the Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs and former Penticton Indian Band chief, by UBC. A similar […]

Terrifying parasitic wasp in the Amazon turns spiders into zombie-like drones

The Daily Mail covered the research findings of UBC zoologists who discovered a new species of wasp that turn social spiders into “zombies” that do their bidding in the Ecuadorian […]

Local researcher says the moustache-growing fundraiser really does make a difference

News1130 spoke to John Oliffe, founder and lead of the Men’s Health Research Program at UBC about the continued importance of Movember, the annual moustache-growing fundraiser. “We’re deeply reliant on […]