Changes in Earth’s crust caused oxygen to fill the atmosphere

Scientists have long wondered how Earth’s atmosphere filled with oxygen.


Business, Law and Society

UBC experts on B.C. budget update

British Columbia’s New Democrat government is expected to unveil its first budget Monday following last week’s throne speech.

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Arts and Humanities

Running group helps half its graduates quit smoking

Joining a running group can help you quit smoking. That’s the conclusion of a new UBC study that found that half the people who completed a 10-week program were able to successfully quit smoking.

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Science, Health and Technology

Health care, education key to keeping women offenders out of prison

Women in provincial prisons require health care to address trauma, addiction and chronic diseases in order to lower reincarceration rates, according to a new study that of women leaving a B.C. correctional centre.

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University News

A full house for Prime Minister Trudeau’s Town Hall at UBC Okanagan

Over 2,500 people were on hand at the UBC Okanagan campus on Wednesday night for a Town Hall event hosted by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

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Small-scale fisheries have big impact on oceans

A new UBC study has found that small-scale fisheries may have a much larger impact on ocean ecosystems than previously thought, due to a lack of data on their development over time.


Mixed reality gives neuroanatomy lessons a boost

With its unique hemispheres and intricate connections, the brain is one of the most exceptional, yet complex organs in the human body.


Canadian children’s nutrition suffers during school hours

Canadian children don’t eat enough vegetables, fruit and dairy products during school hours, causing them to fall short of several daily dietary recommendations on school days, a new UBC study has found.



NAFTA negotiations a threat to Canada’s push for universal pharmacare
The Province published an op-ed about universal pharmacare co-written by Steve Morgan, a professor at UBC’s school of population and public health.
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Expert Spotlight

‘Creepy clowns’ aren’t a new phenomenon: UBC experts

Stephen King's IT hits theatres tomorrow and is expected to have a record-breaking opening.

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UBC Athletics

‘Birds host undefeated Huskies in Homecoming battle

Looking to build on last week’s home opener win, the Thunderbirds face their biggest test yet hosting the seventh ranked Saskatchewan Huskies for Homecoming on Saturday.

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Feature Video

Bachelor of International Economics at UBC

The Bachelor of International Economics (BIE) is a distinctive, four-year, full-time degree program, offered by the Vancouver School of Economics at UBC with supporting partner the Sauder School of Business.

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UBC Events

Free Week

  • September 11 - 17, 2017
  • Vancouver campus
Free Week is a chance for new and returning students, staff & faculty, and the general public to try out any instructor-led classes with UBC Recreation.