August 29, 2017
UBC experts are available to comment on topics related to back-to-school as B.C. begins its first full school year since a Supreme Court of Canada decision on class size and composition.
Media Release | August 23, 2017
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.
Media Release | August 21, 2017
There’s a buzz in the air about three new residences opening on campus: for bees and bats that is.
August 15, 2017
The British Columbia government has announced it will end grizzly bear trophy hunting throughout the province, effective Nov. 30, 2017.
August 10, 2017
UBC experts are available to comment on this morning’s announcement by the NDP government regarding the proposed Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.
August 3, 2017
As Vancouver’s Pride celebration approaches, UBC experts are available to comment on topics related to the event, including those highlighted in a recent report by the Vancouver Pride Society.
August 1, 2017
UBC experts are available to comment on new 2016 census data expected to be released by Statistics Canada Aug. 2 on families, households, marital status and language.
Media Release | August 1, 2017
A handwritten journal that is the earliest known account of British Columbia by an English woman is coming to UBC.
July 28, 2017
Former premier Christy Clark is stepping down as leader of the B.C. Liberal party.
July 25, 2017
Pacific NorthWest LNG will not be proceeding with the $36-billion liquefied natural gas project it had planned to build in British Columbia.
Media Release | July 24, 2017
New research is challenging the age-old adage that money can’t buy happiness.
July 17, 2017
The B.C. NDP cabinet was sworn in on Tuesday. UBC experts are available to comment on the new government and its stated priorities: education, the opioid crisis and softwood lumber negotiations with the U.S.
Media Release | July 13, 2017
By the age of one, infants already prefer speakers of their native tongue, but do not necessarily view speakers of an unfamiliar language negatively, according to new UBC research.
July 11, 2017
Patients who use cannabis for therapeutic purposes (CTP) rate storefront dispensaries highly, but less highly for cost compared to some other cannabis sources, new research has found.
June 27, 2017
School’s out for the summer and sometimes, for parents, it can feel like forever.
Media Release | June 20, 2017
Acclaimed Canadian author Alix Ohlin has been appointed the next chair of UBC’s creative writing program, effective January 1, 2018.
June 20, 2017
Two years ago, Mandy Len Catron’s essay, “To fall in love with anyone, do this,” was published in the New York Times’ popular Modern Love column and made international headlines.
Media Release | May 25, 2017
Wlodyka’s first-hand experience with traumatic police work led him to graduate school at the University of British Columbia to study counselling psychology.
May 8, 2017
UBC political scientists will be available to media in person in downtown Vancouver on Wednesday, May 10, to share their insights about the B.C. election outcome.
Media Release | May 8, 2017
New research from the University of British Columbia confirms for the first time that even mild brain injury can result in impulse control problems in rats.