UBC experts for comment on budget 2013
UBC experts are available to provide media commentary and analysis on the March 21 federal budget.
Mar 20, 2013
Friend or foe: Babies choose sides early
Babies have a dark side under their cute exteriors, according to UBC study that finds infants as young as nine months embrace those who pick on individuals who are different from them.
Mar 12, 2013
Protecting land, protecting people
New UBC Prof. Janette Bulkan will focus on the issues facing indigenous and community forestry
Mar 6, 2013 - by Heather Amos
Sustainable by design
A UBC study finds that the greener the building, the greener its inhabitants
Mar 6, 2013 - by Salina Marshall
Find your political match
UBC researchers partner on B.C. Vote Compass to help people assess provincial party platforms
Mar 6, 2013 - by Basil Waugh
$2M from BCLC and the Province creates Centre for Gambling Research at UBC
A $2-million investment from the British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC) and the Government of B.C. will create a major new Centre for Gambling Research at UBC to advance our understanding of gambling psychology and help reduce problem gambling behaviours.
Feb 27, 2013
Doing good is good for you: Volunteer adolescents enjoy healthier hearts
Giving back through volunteering is good for your heart, even at a young age, according to University of British Columbia researchers.
Feb 25, 2013
Bilingual babies know their grammar by seven months
Babies as young as seven months can distinguish between, and begin to learn, two languages with vastly different grammatical structures, according to new research from the University of British Columbia and Université Paris Descartes.
Feb 14, 2013
Social media: Where business and journalism intersect
A new UBC course connects two schools to prepare students for the real world
Feb 6, 2013 - by Bethan Williams
Fashion is a feminist issue
UBC prof. studies style to shed light on wider issues in society
Feb 6, 2013 - by Jody Jacob
Meet Mary Chapman, literary sleuth
UBC prof. uncovers lost works by Asian-American author, Edith Eaton
Feb 6, 2013 - by Basil Waugh
Blowing hot and cold: U.S. belief in climate change shifts with weather
A UBC study of American attitudes toward climate change finds that local weather – temperature, in particular – is a major influence on public and media opinions on the reality of global warming.
Feb 5, 2013
Body language can predict outcomes for recovering alcoholics
To predict whether a problem drinker will hit the bottle again, ignore what they say and watch their body language for displays of shame, a new UBC study finds.
Feb 4, 2013
Idle No More Teach-in at UBC
UBC First Nations House of Learning hosts Idle No More Teach-in
Jan 30, 2013
Film produced by UBC student goes to Sundance
A UBC student who helped make The Corporation an international hit film has executive produced a powerful documentary that will premiere at next week’s Sundance Film Festival.
Jan 9, 2013
Kindness key to happiness and acceptance for children
Children who make an effort to perform acts of kindness are happier and experience greater acceptance from their peers, suggests new research from the University of British Columbia and the University of California, Riverside.
Dec 26, 2012
For power and status, dominance and skill trump likability
Finding the next Barack Obama or Warren Buffett might be as simple as looking at who attracts the most eyes in a crowd, a new UBC study finds.
Dec 19, 2012