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Sex and B.C. East Asian teenagers
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.
Jul 17, 2013
The inaugural UBC Reports Most Likely to Change the World contest received 45 nominations from students, faculty and staff across both campuses.
May 1, 2013
Live for the Moment: A research-based photo exhibit about life, death, and young men
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.
Jan 15, 2013
$2M national study on “making it better” for lesbian, gay, bisexual – and straight – youth
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.
Feb 20, 2012
“Trading Places” most common pattern for couples dealing with male depression: UBC study
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.”
Oct 20, 2011
Annual cost of violence pegged at $6.9B after women leave abusive partners: UBC research
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 […]
Oct 11, 2011
Three research programs win $6M in CIHR grants to promote global health equity
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.
Aug 30, 2011
Ongoing relationship with care provider key for patients with a chronic condition: UBC study
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 […]
Apr 28, 2011