Media Release | April 25, 2013
Recipients of honorary degrees at UBC’s Vancouver campus were announced in March…
Media Release | April 16, 2013
UBC researchers have found a new potential use for the over-the-counter pain drug Tylenol. The study suggests the drug may also reduce the psychological effects of the fear and anxiety over the human condition, or existential dread.
April 15, 2013
From politics to pipelines, UBC experts are available to comment on the upcoming 2013 B.C. election campaign.
April 8, 2013
Aftab Erfan was intrigued when she learned that a Vancouver Island First Nation band had approached UBC’s School of Community & Regional Planning (SCARP) for help drafting and implementing their community plan.
Media Release | April 4, 2013
The University of British Columbia will soon be offering teacher education programs in the Dadaab Refugee Camp, Kenya, through a partnership that will increase access to education for resident children and youth.
April 3, 2013 - by Glenn Drexhage
A trip to China helps preservation librarian Alvan Bregman save UBC’s ancient treasures
April 3, 2013 - by A Q and A with April van Ert
A Q and A with Prof. Neil Gross on universities and liberal thinking
April 3, 2013 - by By Basil Waugh
Student Eva Kwan keeps Canada’s favorite astronaut grounded
Media Release | March 20, 2013
UBC experts are available to provide media commentary and analysis on the March 21 federal budget.
Media Release | March 12, 2013
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.
March 6, 2013 - by Heather Amos
New UBC Prof. Janette Bulkan will focus on the issues facing indigenous and community forestry
March 6, 2013 - by Salina Marshall
A UBC study finds that the greener the building, the greener its inhabitants
March 6, 2013 - by Basil Waugh
UBC researchers partner on B.C. Vote Compass to help people assess provincial party platforms
Media Release | February 27, 2013
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.
Media Release | February 25, 2013
Giving back through volunteering is good for your heart, even at a young age, according to University of British Columbia researchers.
Media Release | February 14, 2013
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.
February 6, 2013 - by Bethan Williams
A new UBC course connects two schools to prepare students for the real world
February 6, 2013 - by Jody Jacob
UBC prof. studies style to shed light on wider issues in society
February 6, 2013 - by Basil Waugh
UBC prof. uncovers lost works by Asian-American author, Edith Eaton
Media Release | February 5, 2013
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.