Back to school Q&A: Keys to first-year success
From 2013: The transition from high school to university can be difficult. Aneesa Shariff, a psychologist with UBC Counselling Services, offers advice for first-year students.
Aug 12, 2013
Q&A on sex work laws
Professor Becki Ross says decriminalizing the sex trade could lead to a safer industry governed by the workers themselves.
Aug 8, 2013
Q&A on bug bite protection
Prof. Murray Isman on natural ways to keep the bugs away during the dog days of summer.
Aug 2, 2013
Q&A on summer food safety with Siyun Wang
Keep your hot foods hot and your cold foods cold, says Siyun Wang, an assistant professor of food safety engineering.
Jul 31, 2013
How wildfires can do more good than harm
Lori Daniels explains how forest fires can contribute to landscape diversity.
Jul 29, 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
Q&A on Loblaw’s acquisition of Shoppers Drug Mart
UBC Sauder School of Business Prof. Thomas Ross breaks down the $12.4-B merger between Canada’s largest grocer and pharmacy chain.
Jul 15, 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
Q&A on the UBC Grand Prix and the benefits of cycling
Sports medicine pioneer Dr. Jack Taunton talks about the UBC Grand Prix, which takes place on July 9, and his love of cycling.
Jul 5, 2013
Q&A on Islam’s holy month of Ramadan
With Ramadan beginning July 9, UBC professor Rumee Ahmed discusses the significance of Islam’s holy month.
Jul 3, 2013
Q&A on how to protect your skin from the summer sun
Summer doesn’t last long, but the damaging effects of the sun could last a lifetime unless you take the proper precautions, says UBC professor Harvey Lui
Jul 2, 2013
Q&A on how Canadians feel about their country
Sonnet L’Abbé has crossed Canada as an Artist in Motion.
Jun 26, 2013
Q&A on risky behaviour and young men with Genevieve Creighton
Unintentional injury is the leading cause of death for young men under 30.
Jun 21, 2013
What summer activities put children at risk for spinal injury?
Any activity that involves going head first with speed. Riding a mountain bike outside of your limits can also be dangerous.
Jun 19, 2013
What are misconceptions about children and concussions?
One is that someone who suffers a concussion should be roused from sleep. Q&A with Dr. Shelina Babul.
Jun 17, 2013
What should I do on Father’s Day?
Fathers today have less overall time to spend with their children, so Father’s Day can be spent just hanging out together.
Jun 12, 2013
Is war with North Korea a possibility?
The recent military threats were rhetoric and it’s an annual thing (caused by joint U.S and South Korea war maneuvers) so things will quiet down now until next March.
Jun 10, 2013
UBC Librarians suggest great reads during Aboriginal History Month
A selection of recommendations from librarians Susan Paterson and Kim Lawson.
Jun 6, 2013
Q and A on spring gardening with Christopher Bale
Plant everything! Have all your annuals and perennials in the ground by mid June.
May 30, 2013