Science, Health and Technology

Opening dialogue

Opening dialogue

A new speech pathology course focused on First Nations communities gets students talking about cultural differences.

Assistant Prof. Kim McGrail of the School of Population and Public Health, and Associate Prof. Sabrina Wong, in the School of Nursing.

Primary health care evaluation gets $2.4M boost

Research to improve performance measurement and reporting of community-based primary health care received a boost today when federal Minister of Health Leona Aglukkaq awarded funding to 12 innovation teams.

The graveyard shift

The graveyard shift

With the support of the Canadian Cancer Society, UBC researchers are examining whether improved sleep habits can reduce the risk of breast cancer in women who work night shifts, such anurses, emergency dispatchers and casino workers.

Anirban Guha

How nature works

Civil engineering PhD Anirban Guha has been awarded a Cambridge fellowship to study polar cyclones and weather.