July 4, 2013 - by Paul Marck
UBC linguist Christine Schreyer worked with producers of the Hollywood blockbuster Man of Steel to develop a new language for Superman’s home planet of Krypton.
Media Release | May 30, 2013
Preliminary findings suggest that students respond well to the multi-tasking required for opera.
Media Release | May 30, 2013
UBC researchers have launched a study to explore why learning-disabled students shine in the University’s demanding opera program. The study, called Libretti of Learning, will be presented at Congress, a national gathering of 7,000 researchers that begins June 1 in Victoria.
April 4, 2013 - by By Basil Waugh
How do you interact with Hadfield? I am part of Chris’ medical support team. Specifically, I am co-op student with the Operational Space Medicine team of the Astronauts, Life Sciences, […]
April 3, 2013 - by A Q and A with April van Ert
A Q and A with Prof. Neil Gross on universities and liberal thinking
Media Release | March 15, 2013
University of British Columbia research in areas ranging from Indigenous literature, to nanotechnology, to evolutionary biology received a boost today with the appointment and renewal of eight Canada Research Chairs.
Media Release | February 27, 2013
UBC’s Sauder School of Business has launched an online prediction market for investors seeking to predict the outcome of B.C.’s May 14 provincial election.
Media Release | February 11, 2013
University of British Columbia and Berkeley researchers have used a sophisticated new computer system to quickly reconstruct protolanguages – the rudimentary ancient tongues from which modern languages evolved.
February 6, 2013 - by Basil Waugh
UBC prof. uncovers lost works by Asian-American author, Edith Eaton
Media Release | February 4, 2013
To predict whether a problem drinker will hit the bottle again, ignore what they say and watch their body language for displays of shame, a new UBC study finds.
Media Release | January 28, 2013
Design and lifestyle magazine Wallpaper* has bestowed its 2013 ‘Best Lab’ award to the University of British Columbia’s new Pharmaceutical Sciences Building.
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.
December 12, 2012
UBC experts on North Korea are available to comment on its launch of a rocket into space.
Media Release | December 12, 2012
University of British Columbia and Oxford University researchers have revealed the secrets of survival of an endangered population of African elephant in the unforgiving Sahara desert. These animals have the biggest migration among elephants, the study finds, but recent violence in Mali may now be putting them at risk.
December 5, 2012 - by Lorraine Chan
With huge sales and successful movie franchises, Young Adult fiction couldn’t be hotter, says Prof. Judith Saltman.
December 5, 2012 - by Basil Waugh
Prof. Edward Slingerland leads a global consortium of academics in the world’s largest study of the evolution of religion.
Media Release | December 5, 2012
An expansion of Canada’s top-ranked economics department will create the Vancouver School of Economics at the University of British Columbia, a new global centre for research and learning on the world’s most pressing economic issues.
November 26, 2012
University of British Columbia business, economics and politics experts are available to comment on how U.S. economic challenges will impact Canadian and global economies.
November 20, 2012
Between Nov. 21 and Nov. 23, more than 2,800 UBC undergraduate and graduate degrees from all 12 Vancouver faculties will be conferred. Honorary degrees will be presented to Paul Martin, Bramwell Tovey and Michael Wingfield.