UBC scholars call for global research agenda into TikTok’s impacts on public health
TikTok has acquired more than one billion monthly users in just five years, but the influential video-sharing app remains one of the least studied social media platforms around. In this Q&A, UBC researchers Dr. Skye Barbic and UBC research associate Marco Zenone discuss the need for a global research agenda into TikTok’s impact on public health.
Nov 25, 2021
UBC researchers train computers to predict the next designer drugs
UBC researchers have trained computers to predict the next designer drugs before they are even on the market, technology that could save lives.
Nov 15, 2021
Domestic cats drive spread of Toxoplasma parasite to wildlife
New UBC research suggests free-roaming cats are likely to blame in the spread of the potentially deadly Toxoplasma gondii parasite to wildlife in densely populated urban areas.
Nov 10, 2021
Companion animals in the climate crisis: How pet owners can reduce their environmental impacts
Pet ownership doesn’t have to be so tough on the planet, according to new UBC research. In this Q&A, Dr. Alexandra Protopopova shares why it’s important to make pet ownership sustainable, reduce waste, and more.
Aug 19, 2021