New West cop learns how to be a stress detective

Wlodyka’s first-hand experience with traumatic police work led him to graduate school at the University of British Columbia to study counselling psychology.


Business, Law and Society

Following in the footsteps of their Métis ancestors

Nearly 150 years after their ancestors fought against Canada’s first federal government, two students graduating from the Peter A. Allard School of Law this week are carrying on their families’ tradition of advancing Indigenous rights.

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Arts and Humanities

Making bins more convenient boosts recycling and composting rates

Want to recycle or compost more? Try moving the bins closer, new UBC research suggests.

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Science, Health and Technology

Researchers uncover potential risks of common MS treatment

In one of the most comprehensive studies to date, UBC researchers have identified potential adverse reactions of a commonly used multiple sclerosis drug.

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University News

Innovative software converts Wi-Fi data into energy savings

For the first time in Canada, a University of British Columbia engineer has found a way to use Wi-Fi to determine the number of building occupants and adjust ventilation accordingly.

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Parents’ reasons for not vaccinating children influence public attitudes toward them

Mothers are viewed negatively if their child hasn’t been vaccinated, no matter the reason.


Solving one of nature’s great puzzles: what drives the accelerating expansion of the universe?

UBC physicists may have solved one of nature’s great puzzles: what causes the accelerating expansion of our universe?


Believing a cocktail contains an energy drink makes you feel more drunk

New research suggests that simply telling a young man that an energy drink has been added to his alcoholic beverage can make him feel more intoxicated, daring and sexually self-confident.



Our approach to opioid addiction isn’t working
Eugenia Oviedo-Joekes and Martin T. Schechter, faculty members in UBC’s school of population and public health, wrote an op-ed about the opioid crisis for The Province.
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Expert Spotlight

Organ printing holds promise for better healthcare, cheaper drugs

This week, global experts will gather at the University of British Columbia to discuss the latest trends in 3D bioprinting—a technology used to create living tissues and organs.

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UBC Athletics

‘Birds fly on opening day of NAIA Championships

Thursday was the opening day of the 2017 NAIA Outdoor Track and Field Championships, which saw the beginning of three days of competition.

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Feature Video

My personal journey to the language of my mother

Larry Grant, Musqueam Elder, was born and raised in Musqueam traditional territory by a traditional hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ speaking Musqueam family.

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UBC Events

Joy of Feeding

  • Saturday June 24, 2017 from 5:99 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • 3461 Ross Drive, UBC
Join us for Joy of Feeding, an inter-generational, international food festival and fundraiser for the UBC Farm that celebrates home-cooked dishes from around the world.