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Cross-racial friendships easier for children with good academic and social skills
Some elementary school children may be better equipped than others to form cross-racial friendships, new research from UBC’s department of psychology suggests.
Apr 19, 2022
New research highlights the role of green spaces in conflict
Green spaces can promote well-being, but they may not always be benign. Sometimes, they can be a tool for control.
Apr 14, 2022
New report shows improvements in LGBTQ youth lives and health, but more work needed
Most of B.C.’s LGBTQ teens experience safer environments and fewer health risks than previous generations, but more work is still needed to get them to where their straight peers are, according to new research.
Apr 13, 2022
U.S. insurance claims show strong link between ED medications and vision problems
The risk of developing one of three serious eye conditions increases by 85 per cent for regular users of common erectile dysfunction (ED) medications such as Viagra, Cialis, Levitra and Stendra, new UBC research has found.
Apr 7, 2022
Can bad reviews be good for business? New UBC research says yes
Studies have shown that low star ratings and negative comments from unsatisfied customers can have an enormous impact on shoppers’ purchase decisions — and even ruin a product’s prospects. But are negative reviews always such a bad thing?
Apr 7, 2022
UBC experts on 2022 federal budget
UBC experts will be available to comment on various topics related to Thursday’s federal budget.
Apr 6, 2022
Pandemic shows how social factors impact health of Indigenous peoples
Dr. Kimberly Huyser has worked throughout the pandemic to understand the social factors that impact Indigenous populations’ vulnerability to COVID-19.
Apr 5, 2022
Dr. Pieter Cullis named 2022 Canada Gairdner Award laureate
UBC professor Dr. Pieter Cullis has been named a 2022 Canada Gairdner International Award laureate for his pioneering work developing the lipid nanoparticle delivery technology that enables mRNA therapeutics such as the highly effective COVID-19 mRNA vaccines.
Apr 5, 2022
UBC research shows impact of rapid transit expansion on housing prices
Recent UBC research finds the expansion of rapid transit generally benefits households from all income groups, but higher income households benefit the most.
Apr 4, 2022
UBC’s budget for 2022/23 provides more support for students, strengthens the university’s impact, and advances academic mission
The University of British Columbia (UBC) Board of Governors has approved UBC’s 2022/2023 budget.
Apr 1, 2022