More young men are questioning what it means to be masculine: Study
Huffington Post cited a UBC study that found young men between the ages of 15 and 29 disagree with the traditional gender stereotype of physical strength, and think that emotional […]
Dec 6, 2018
Millennial men are ditching traditional ‘masculine’ values
New research suggests millennial men are more selfless, health-conscious and socially engaged than previous generations, reports the Daily Mail. The study, led by UBC nursing professor John Oliffe with co-author […]
Dec 4, 2018
Movember 2018: What you need to know about men’s cancers
John Oliffe, with UBC’s Men’s Health Research Program, spoke to Global about the causes behind the November 2018 Movember campaign and how to protect your friends and family members from […]
Nov 8, 2018
Self-care and social ties can help men recover from the suicide of a loved one
Recovering from the suicide of a friend, partner or family member can be emotionally challenging for men, largely due to masculine ideals that dictate men should remain stoic and keep their feelings bottled up.
Jun 20, 2018
Lower education and income linked to higher suicide risks for gay and bisexual men
Gay and bisexual men making less than $30,000 a year and without a university degree have more than five times the odds of attempting suicide compared with their more advantaged peers, according to new research from the University of British Columbia.
Oct 2, 2017
UBC study finds men with depression often their own toughest critics
Society views men struggling with depression with compassion and understanding, while men view their problems in a very negative light, according to a new study from UBC, funded by the Movember Foundation.
Jan 26, 2016
Mental illness, access to guns drive many murder-suicides by men: UBC study
UBC nursing researcher John Oliffe has been studying men’s health for more than 20 years, focusing on the challenges experienced by men.
Dec 16, 2015
Attention men: Get out of your mancave and into the men’s shed
If UBC researcher John Oliffe had his way, more “men’s sheds” would be built in the Lower Mainland and across Canada.
Apr 15, 2015
UBC experts comment on Father’s Day
From child’s play to divorced dads, UBC experts are available to comment on fatherhood issues ahead of Father’s Day on June 15.
Jun 10, 2014