One in three B.C. children start kindergarten vulnerable
In B.C., approximately 14,000 kindergarten students start school vulnerable in at least one area that is critical to their healthy development, according to a new UBC report.
Oct 26, 2016
Stress contagion possible amongst students and teachers: UBC study
Teacher burnout and student stress may be linked, according to a UBC study.
Jun 27, 2016
Mindfulness-based program in schools making a positive impact: UBC study
A social and emotional learning program started by Goldie Hawn to help school children improve their learning abilities, be more caring, and less stressed is now backed by new scientific evidence.
Jan 26, 2015
Learning the lessons of Columbine
A UBC expert says promoting empathy is an important way to prevent tragic school shootings like the one that took place at Columbine High School 15 years ago.
Apr 14, 2014
Doing good is good for you: Volunteer adolescents enjoy healthier hearts
Giving back through volunteering is good for your heart, even at a young age, according to University of British Columbia researchers.
Feb 25, 2013
Kindness key to happiness and acceptance for children
Children who make an effort to perform acts of kindness are happier and experience greater acceptance from their peers, suggests new research from the University of British Columbia and the University of California, Riverside.
Dec 26, 2012
Children’s happiness linked to supportive environment outside the home: UBC study
Children who report having more support in their community are also more likely to have high self-esteem, optimism, overall health, happiness and less sadness, says a study conducted by researchers at the University of British Columbia (UBC).
Sep 14, 2010