Media Release | January 21, 2013
A new study from the University of British Columbia Sauder School of Business shows that bosses should pick favourites if they want top performing teams.
Media Release | January 18, 2013
The University of British Columbia’s start an evolution campaign crossed the $1 billion mark and is now two-thirds of the way toward its fundraising and alumni engagement targets – to raise $1.5 billion and to involve 50,000 alumni annually in the life of the university by 2015.
Media Release | January 15, 2013
University of British Columbia research in areas ranging from astronomy to cancer, quantum materials to plant evolution, received a $22.7M boost from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI).
January 15, 2013
Following up on a study from last year on how young men grieve for a friend who died accidentally, UBC researchers have taken their project to Whistler to examine this issue in the resort community.
Media Release | January 15, 2013
A $4.9-million research partnership between UBC and Germany’s Fraunhofer Society – Europe’s largest applied research institution – will advance clean energy research in five critical areas, from wind energy to zero emission vehicles.
Media Release | January 9, 2013
A UBC student who helped make The Corporation an international hit film has executive produced a powerful documentary that will premiere at next week’s Sundance Film Festival.
Media Release | January 2, 2013
Four University of British Columbia professors, four alumni and two honorary degree recipients have been named to the Order of Canada, one of Canada’s highest civilian honours.
Media Release | December 26, 2012
Children who make an effort to perform acts of kindness are happier and experience greater acceptance from their peers, suggests new research from the University of British Columbia and the University of California, Riverside.
Media Release | December 19, 2012
Finding the next Barack Obama or Warren Buffett might be as simple as looking at who attracts the most eyes in a crowd, a new UBC study finds.
December 18, 2012 - by A Q and A with Pierre Ouillet, Vice President, Finance; Wes Pue, Provost, UBC’s Okanagan campus; Hugh Brock, Associate Provost, Academic Innovation, UBC’s Vancouver campus
Three leaders talk about the brave new world awaiting UBC students in ten years.
December 18, 2012 - by Rosie Redfield, Professor, Dept. of Zoology and instructor of one of UBC’s first MOOCs, Useful Genetics.
Increased access may equal a complete rethink of higher education.
December 18, 2012 - by Hans Schreier, Professor, Faculty of Land and Food Systems
Planetary water shortages and the demand for more food should lead to changes in farming and exports.
December 18, 2012 - by Warren Hare, Assistant Professor, Mathematics
New technologies from UBC’s Okanagan campus are tackling the high cost of building highways.
December 18, 2012 - by Alireza Nojeh, Associate Professor, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering
UBC researchers have discovered a potential new way to trap heat with nanotechnology that promises more efficient solar power.
December 18, 2012 - by Sarah Burke, Assistant Professor, Depts. of Physics & Astronomy and Chemistry
Organic solar cells are the basis of a new class of materials and may be the key to abundant, accessible solar energy.
December 18, 2012 - by Tim Kieffer, Head, Diabetes Research Group
The discovery of new sources of stem cells may herald the end of insulin injections.
December 18, 2012 - by Jane Roskams, Professor, UBC's Brain Research Centre and Life Sciences Institute
In the world of brain injury, a trifecta of technologies is driving the translation of research into real hope for patients, soldiers and athletes of all ages.
December 18, 2012 - by AJung Moon, PhD student, CARIS Lab
From playrooms to bedrooms to battlefields, robots are part of modern life. And they are about to create some novel dilemmas for humans.
December 18, 2012 - by Chris Harvey-Clark, Director, Animal Care Services
Larvae can clean dead tissue from wounds, and may be a more effective treatment than drugs.