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UBC experts on Vancouver Pride Festival
The annual Vancouver Pride Festival begins Friday and runs through Sunday, Aug. 6, the day of the Vancouver Pride Parade.
Jul 28, 2023
UBC experts on Pride Month
As Pride Month gets underway in Canada, UBC experts are available to comment on 2SLGBTQI+ issues.
Jun 1, 2023
UBC experts on International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia
May 17 is International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia. UBC experts are available to comment.
May 17, 2023
UBC experts on 2023 B.C. budget
The B.C. government is to present its 2023 budget today. UBC experts will be available to comment on various areas of provincial spending:
Feb 28, 2023
UBC experts on Pink Shirt Day
Wednesday, Feb. 22 is Pink Shirt Day, a day to stand against bullying and harassment in schools. UBC experts are available to comment.
Feb 17, 2023
UBC experts on mental health care
On Tuesday, Feb. 14, Vancouver City Council will vote on a motion to give Vancouver Coastal Health $2.8 million to hire 58 mental health workers as part of expanded crisis response. UBC experts are available to comment.
Feb 13, 2023
UBC experts on decriminalization of hard drugs
From Jan. 31, the federal and B.C. governments will decriminalize possession of small amounts of certain drugs—opioids, cocaine, methamphetamine and ecstasy—intended for personal use. UBC experts are available to comment.
Jan 26, 2023
How students are preparing for a climate-changed future
Feeling like the world has gone to pot in the run up to COP27? Why not take a climate class?
Nov 3, 2022
UBC experts on World Suicide Prevention Day
Saturday, September 10 is World Suicide Prevention Day. UBC experts are available to comment.
Sep 9, 2022
New toolkit helps tackle climate anxiety
UBC nursing student Natania Abebe and nursing lecturer Raluca Radu, who teaches a course on the health impacts of climate change, share strategies for dealing with climate anxiety
Apr 20, 2022
Health care leader Tania Dick joins UBC as its first Indigenous nursing lead
Tania Dick, a member of Dzawada’enuxw First Nations of Kingcome Inlet and a renowned Indigenous health care leader, has joined UBC as its first ever Indigenous Nursing Lead.
Feb 24, 2022
Heightened food worries linked to worse mental health during COVID-19 pandemic
The COVID-19 pandemic and its associated lockdowns may have worsened worries over food insecurity among many Canadians and negatively impacted their mental health, according to a nationwide survey conducted during the first wave.
Sep 23, 2021
UBC study highlights need for more effective staffing in care homes
Even the best-managed long-term care homes will need to step up to get through the second wave of the pandemic, suggests a new study by researchers at the UBC school of nursing.
Dec 17, 2020
UBC experts on long-term care home visits in B.C.
UBC experts are available to comment on long-term care home visits in B.C.
Jun 30, 2020
Men can click their way to better health
Men who regularly used a free web resource made significantly more health changes than men who did not, finds a new study from the University of British Columbia and Intensions Consulting.
Jun 11, 2020
UBC experts on World Health Day
World Health Day is on Sunday, April 7. This year’s theme focuses on universal health coverage. UBC experts are available to comment.
Apr 5, 2019
UBC experts on the holiday season
The holidays are just around the corner. UBC experts are available to comment on topics related to the season.
Dec 13, 2018
New review highlights importance of good sleep routines for children
Sleep hygiene—which includes practices like providing a cool and quiet sleeping environment or reading before bedtime to help kids unwind—is increasingly popular among parents looking to ensure their children get a good night’s rest.
Dec 3, 2018
Teen girls did not engage in riskier sexual activity after HPV vaccine introduced in schools
Sexual behaviour among teen girls generally stayed the same or became less risky after human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccinations were introduced in B.C. public schools, according to new research from UBC.
Oct 15, 2018
New tool developed at UBC screens online health ads for deception
The internet is rife with ads for health products, from weight-loss systems to arthritis cures—but whether they actually work can be difficult to discern.
Sep 12, 2018