School of Nursing
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
Experts launch online child-sleep improvement tool for parents
Parents of children who don’t sleep well have a new resource to help them develop better sleep habits and routines for their child.
Nov 1, 2016
UBC study finds low-income groups need better dental care
Dental care should be part of basic health care for all Canadians, particularly for the lowest-income groups, according to a new UBC study.
Apr 4, 2016
New online support tool for victims of partner violence
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.
Feb 17, 2015
Suffering in silence over infant loss
A UBC staff member teams up with a nursing professor to ensure parents who lose their babies get support.
Oct 14, 2014 - by Jessica Werb
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
Photo exhibit paints picture of men’s suicide
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.
May 29, 2014
Gay-straight alliances in schools reduce suicide risk for all students
Anti-homophobia efforts in schools can reduce the odds of suicidal thoughts and attempts by LGBT and straight students, a new UBC study finds.
Jan 20, 2014
Sleep in heavenly peace
UBC’s Wendy Hall offers tips on how to get your kids back to a regular sleep schedule after the holidays.
Dec 16, 2013
News media reinforce sexual exploitation stereotypes
News stories about sexually exploited youth in Canada perpetuate unhelpful stereotypes, says new UBC research.
Nov 12, 2013
Researchers hope film sparks school dialogue on marijuana use
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.
Oct 2, 2013
Anti-homophobia measures reduce binge drinking for all students
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.
Aug 15, 2013