September 22, 2017
Germans head to the polls Sunday in a parliamentary vote that will determine whether Angela Merkel remains chancellor for a fourth term.
Media Release | September 14, 2017
Feel like everyone else has more friends than you do? You’re not alone— but merely believing this is true could affect your happiness.
Media Release | September 12, 2017
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.
September 7, 2017
Stephen King’s IT hits theatres tomorrow and is expected to have a record-breaking opening.
September 5, 2017
UBC experts are available to comment on topics related to back-to-school as B.C. children begin their first full school year since a Supreme Court of Canada decision on class size and composition.
Media Release | August 31, 2017
Mannequins’ long legs, tiny waistlines and perfect busts can sour some shoppers on the products they’re wearing, especially consumers who don’t like the look of their own bodies.
August 30, 2017
The upcoming school year represents high school teachers’ last chance to experiment with B.C.’s new curriculum before it becomes mandatory for Grades 10-12 next year.
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.