Insects beware! This west coast plant wants to eat you
Triantha occidentalis – a species of false asphodel – is the first new carnivorous plant to be identified by botanists in 20 years. It is notable for the unusual way it traps prey with sticky hairs on its flowering stem.
Aug 9, 2021
When maternity care providers don’t take ‘no’ for an answer
People who decline maternity care services such as prenatal testing or epidurals often face pressure or scolding from their care providers, according to new UBC-led research.
Aug 5, 2021
Beyond COVID-19: How mRNA technology could transform how we treat disease
Dr. Anna Blakney, assistant professor at UBC’s Michael Smith Laboratories and school of biomedical engineering, describes how mRNA technology could transform how we treat disease.
Aug 4, 2021
UBC experts on heat and wildfires
UBC experts are available to comment on heat, wildfires and associated issues.
Jul 29, 2021
UBC experts on Victoria’s cancellation of Canada Day celebrations
British Columbia’s capital city has cancelled its Canada Day celebrations this year in light of the recent discovery of the remains of 215 children at the former Kamloops Indian Residential […]
Jun 11, 2021
How the B.C. election platforms stack up on road tolls
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
UBC experts for B.C. budget analysis
UBC experts are available for commentary on today’s B.C. budget, which is expected around 2 p.m.
Feb 19, 2013
Preparing for the flood: Visualizations help communities plan for sea-level rise
Researchers at the University of British Columbia have produced computer visualizations of rising sea levels in a low-lying coastal municipality, illustrating ways to adapt to climate change impacts such as flooding and storms surges.
Feb 19, 2012
UBC experts comment on full-day kindergarten
Up to half of B.C. children will start full-day kindergarten in September, and by 2011, all boards of education in the province will be required to offer it. As full-day kindergarten is inaugurated in classrooms across B.C., UBC experts in early childhood development are available to comment.
Aug 11, 2010