How this turtle helped reduce plastic waste in an office building
This turtle helped reduce plastic waste – and no, not by eating it.
May 10, 2022
UBC experts on Asian Heritage Month
UBC experts are available to comment on various topics this Asian Heritage Month.
May 10, 2022
UBC experts on new B.C. anti-racism legislation
The B.C. government introduced new legislation today aimed at addressing systemic racism in B.C. UBC experts are available to comment.
May 2, 2022
UBC experts on Elon Musk’s offer to buy Twitter
Billionaire Tesla co-founder Elon Musk is reportedly finalizing a purchase of Twitter that would put the social network back in private hands. UBC experts are available to comment on the deal’s implications.
Apr 25, 2022
Health research overlooks important differences between sexes
You might be surprised to learn how rarely health research accounts for the fact that male and female bodies are different.
Apr 21, 2022
Cross-racial friendships easier for children with good academic and social skills
Some elementary school children may be better equipped than others to form cross-racial friendships, new research from UBC’s department of psychology suggests.
Apr 19, 2022
UBC experts on 2022 federal budget
UBC experts will be available to comment on various topics related to Thursday’s federal budget.
Apr 6, 2022
Pandemic shows how social factors impact health of Indigenous peoples
Dr. Kimberly Huyser has worked throughout the pandemic to understand the social factors that impact Indigenous populations’ vulnerability to COVID-19.
Apr 5, 2022
UBC research shows impact of rapid transit expansion on housing prices
Recent UBC research finds the expansion of rapid transit generally benefits households from all income groups, but higher income households benefit the most.
Apr 4, 2022
UBC experts on new federal climate plan
The federal government announced its new 2030 Emissions Reduction Plan today. UBC experts are available to comment.
Mar 29, 2022
Event: How companies can manage the risk of changing fossil fuel subsidies
Fossil fuel subsidies are set to change with the federal government’s commitment to phasing out public finance and other forms of support for fossil fuels and diverting them to the transition to clean energy sources.
Mar 21, 2022
Drones get blood to patients faster—and reduce waste
Using drones instead of ambulances for emergency delivery of perishable blood products in Rwanda resulted in blood arriving for transfusions 79 minutes faster on average.
Mar 16, 2022
UBC experts on war in Ukraine
UBC experts are available to comment on the war in Ukraine.
Mar 14, 2022
Paralympic Games left behind in the race towards gender equality, UBC expert says
In the marathon towards a more gender-balanced and representative games, the Paralympics lags far behind the Olympics, according to a recent UBC study.
Mar 3, 2022
Black people’s relationship with Shakespeare is complicated
Black people have a long history with Shakespeare—and a long history of bumping up against the Bard’s white gatekeepers.
Feb 10, 2022
When people’s attitudes about aging improve, better health may follow
Making people feel better about how they’re aging could lead to concrete improvements in health and wellbeing down the line, new UBC research suggests.
Feb 9, 2022
Mining industry would boom under a new global carbon tax, research shows
When the mining industry fights carbon taxes, it is arguing against its own economic interests, suggests new research from UBC’s Norman B. Keevil Institute of Mining Engineering and School of Public Policy and Global Affairs.
Feb 8, 2022
UBC experts on Canadian political party leadership decisions
Conservative Party of Canada leader Erin O’Toole faces a possible leadership vote today, and the BC Liberal Party is to vote on its new leader this weekend. UBC experts are available to comment.
Feb 2, 2022
UBC experts on Black History Month
UBC experts are available to comment on various topics this Black History Month.
Feb 1, 2022
R links sound and touch across languages
Turns out, some words are more tactile than you might expect. That’s according to a new global study noting a clear linguistic connection between sound and touch.
Jan 31, 2022