May 5, 2017
How do the parties fare when it comes to arguments about the minimum wage? UBC Sauder professor Mark Thompson examines their political platforms.
May 3, 2017
How do the B.C. Liberals, NDP and Green Party fare when it comes to policies on international trade? UBC Sauder Professor John Ries examines the political platforms ahead of the B.C. election.
May 1, 2017
How do the three major political parties fare when it comes to road tolling? UBC Sauder Associate Professor Werner Antweiler examines the political platforms ahead of the B.C. election.
May 1, 2017
This week, global experts will gather at the University of British Columbia to discuss the latest trends in 3D bioprinting—a technology used to create living tissues and organs.
April 26, 2017
As the B.C. election draws near, the UBC Sauder School of Business is taking a closer look at the promises the B.C. Liberal Party, the B.C. NDP and Green Party are making to voters through their political platforms.
April 11, 2017
The writ has officially dropped, marking the official start of the B.C. provincial election campaign.
April 3, 2017
The proliferation of fake news is transforming the way people, including children, perceive what’s happening in the world around them.
March 29, 2017
A UBC researcher is drawing attention to the human cost of our consumer behaviour by examining the number of deaths caused by air pollution from manufacturing goods.
March 15, 2017
The UBC Sauder School of Business’s Prediction Markets are up and running, with traders speculating on who will win B.C. provincial election on May 9.
March 14, 2017
A growing field of research is examining the brain patterns produced by people with severe brain injuries who can no longer communicate and appear to be in a vegetative state.
March 7, 2017
Today, the BC Minister for Transportation and Infrastructure announced that it will allow ride hailing services by the end of 2017.
March 1, 2017
Cities play a key role in reducing greenhouse gas emissions to combat climate change, but directly measuring emissions remains a challenge.
February 16, 2017
Early intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR) is a rare condition where the baby does not grow properly inside the womb.
February 1, 2017
A UBC education professor talks about the need for black history in the school curriculum and the month’s significance.
January 30, 2017
UBC experts are available to comment on the executive order signed by U.S. president Donald Trump that bans individuals from seven countries from entering the U.S. for 90 days.
January 27, 2017
Researchers Jiayun Yao and Hind Sbihi were intrigued by a population health concern they were hearing about anecdotally: that immigrants had fewer allergies upon arriving in Canada, but that their allergy rates increased over time in Canada.
January 27, 2017
Biochemical reactions that cause Alzheimer’s disease could begin in the womb or just after birth if the fetus or newborn does not get enough vitamin A, according to new research from the University of British Columbia.
January 25, 2017
The mysteries of love have inspired poetry, songs and countless works of art. But rather than revel in its mystique, UBC philosopher Carrie Jenkins, author of the new book What Love Is, wants us to turn a critical eye on love, to understand its biological and societal origins.
Media Release | January 19, 2017
Most people are concerned about the prospect of their social media accounts being hacked, but a new study finds that it’s actually people we know who frequently access our accounts without our permission.
January 18, 2017
Feeling stressed? Research suggests you should to head to your local park as the surrounding greenery may help you relax.