School of Nursing
Media Release | November 1, 2016
Parents of children who don’t sleep well have a new resource to help them develop better sleep habits and routines for their child.
Media Release | April 4, 2016
Dental care should be part of basic health care for all Canadians, particularly for the lowest-income groups, according to a new UBC study.
February 17, 2015
When you’re at the receiving end of partner abuse, it can be tough knowing exactly what to do or how to turn the situation around.
October 14, 2014 - by Jessica Werb
A UBC staff member teams up with a nursing professor to ensure parents who lose their babies get support.
Media Release | June 10, 2014
From child’s play to divorced dads, UBC experts are available to comment on fatherhood issues ahead of Father’s Day on June 15.
May 29, 2014
Photography exhibit looks at male suicide through the eyes of people who have had suicidal thoughts and those who have lost a loved one to suicide.
Media Release | January 20, 2014
Anti-homophobia efforts in schools can reduce the odds of suicidal thoughts and attempts by LGBT and straight students, a new UBC study finds.
December 16, 2013
UBC’s Wendy Hall offers tips on how to get your kids back to a regular sleep schedule after the holidays.
Media Release | November 12, 2013
News stories about sexually exploited youth in Canada perpetuate unhelpful stereotypes, says new UBC research.
Media Release | October 2, 2013
A new film based on a UBC research project will soon be used as an educational resource by the Vancouver School Board to get high school students talking about marijuana use.
Media Release | August 15, 2013
Canadian high schools with long-standing anti-homophobia policies or gay-straight alliances (GSAs) have a positive effect on gay and straight students’ problem alcohol use.
Media Release | July 17, 2013
A new UBC study shows that most East Asian adolescents in B.C. are not sexually active, but those who are may engage in high-risk sexual behaviours.
May 1, 2013
The inaugural UBC Reports Most Likely to Change the World contest received 45 nominations from students, faculty and staff across both campuses.
January 15, 2013
Following up on a study from last year on how young men grieve for a friend who died accidentally, UBC researchers have taken their project to Whistler to examine this issue in the resort community.
Media Release | February 20, 2012
Just how effective school and community programs are in reducing homophobic bullying of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBTQ) – and straight – youth is the focus of a $2-million, five-year study led by Prof. Elizabeth Saewyc at the University of British Columbia.
Media Release | October 20, 2011
University of British Columbia researchers have identified three major patterns that emerge among couples dealing with male depression. These can be described as “trading places,” “business as usual” and “edgy tensions.”
Media Release | October 11, 2011
Even after women have separated from an abusive partner, the violence still costs Canadians an estimated $6.9 billion a year, according to research at the University of British Columbia. The […]
Media Release | August 30, 2011
Three research projects at the University of British Columbia have won five-year grants totaling nearly $6 million from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) to promote greater equity in global health.
Media Release | April 28, 2011
People with a chronic condition such as diabetes or arthritis may find themselves taking on a more active role in maintaining or improving their own health if there is an […]