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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
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