Global study ranks world’s most efficient airports
Efficiency in Atlanta, Copenhagen, Sydney, Seoul and Vancouver mean savings for air travellers.
Jul 30, 2013
Syria: Chemical warfare evidence mounts
International relations expert Richard Price on the ongoing crisis in Syria and how the international community reacts to the threat of chemical warfare.
Jul 29, 2013 - by Basil Waugh
How wildfires can do more good than harm
Lori Daniels explains how forest fires can contribute to landscape diversity.
Jul 29, 2013
Impaired visual signals might contribute to schizophrenia symptoms
By observing the eye movements of schizophrenia patients, a UBC researcher has discovered a potential explanation for some of their symptoms.
Jul 29, 2013
Women in rural areas have less access to abortion services than their urban counterparts, says UBC’s Dr. Wendy Norman.
Jul 25, 2013 - by Brian Lin
Captured: Mysterious oyster killers
UBC researchers have apprehended tiny, elusive parasites that have plagued oysters from B.C. to California.
Jul 25, 2013
UBC Okanagan engineers assist Penticton with energy reduction goals
The City of Penticton will get a helping hand from UBC’s Okanagan campus to reach its goal of reducing corporate greenhouse gas emissions.
Jul 24, 2013
Q&A on medical ethics
Prof. Anita Ho tackles complex ethical matters such as assisted suicide, in vitro fertilization and private healthcare.
Jul 23, 2013
Rod McCormick on nutritional experiments at residential schools
Rod McCormick is “not surprised” by recent revelations and thinks the government should make amends by funding Aboriginal health researchers.
Jul 22, 2013
You can’t put a number on that
Law Prof. Galit Sarfaty finds problems in the widespread use of indicators to track corporate social performance
Jul 22, 2013 - by Simmi Puri
Star light, star bright
UBC astronomers have used NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope to discover new insights into the formation of the Milky Way.
Jul 18, 2013
The Beaty Biodiversity Museum has produced a professionally printed deck of its popular open-source Phylo card game.
Jul 18, 2013
Cutting edge, without the cutting
Interventional radiology can be a better, safer complement to surgery, says UBC’s Dave Liu.
Jul 17, 2013 - by Brian Kladko
Sex and B.C. East Asian teenagers
A new UBC study shows that most East Asian adolescents in B.C. are not sexually active, but those who are may engage in high-risk sexual behaviours.
Jul 17, 2013
Genomic survey sheds light on B.C.’s unseen biodiversity
A landmark single-cell genomic study of micro-organisms is underscoring B.C.’s role as an ‘oasis’ of biodiversity.
Jul 16, 2013
UBC Okanagan research funding grows by 110 per cent
Since UBC’s Okanagan campus opened, research funding has more than doubled.
Jul 15, 2013
CSI: Cedar Science Investigators
Ashley Dobko is part of a group of tree detectives looking to unlock the secrets of B.C.’s old growth trees in an effort to protect them.
Jul 15, 2013 - by Heather Amos
Hippo pathway to better cancer treatment?
UBC researchers have discovered a potential new pathway to treat cancer by asking some odd questions about the size of animals.
Jul 11, 2013
Q&A on the future of gold prices and the Canadian dollar
UBC Sauder School of Business prof. Werner Antweiler talks about the future of gold prices and the loonie.
Jul 10, 2013
Against all odds
Two years after surviving a domestic attack that shocked the world, UBC student Rumana Monzur has defended her Master’s thesis and been accepted to law school.
Jul 10, 2013 - by Basil Waugh