UBC experts on decriminalization of hard drugs
From Jan. 31, the federal and B.C. governments will decriminalize possession of small amounts of certain drugs—opioids, cocaine, methamphetamine and ecstasy—intended for personal use. UBC experts are available to comment.
Jan 26, 2023
Patients may be at higher risk of overdose when opioid therapy for pain is discontinued
Discontinuing opioids prescribed for chronic pain was associated with increased risk of overdose, according to a new study from the BC Centre on Substance Use and University of British Columbia-Okanagan published today in PLOS Medicine
Dec 1, 2022
High-tech mouthguard tracks head impacts during varsity hockey playoffs
A high-tech mouthguard worn by UBC Thunderbird hockey players will capture data for UBC researchers who study concussions.
Mar 17, 2022
UBC’s HVAC teams are making sure we can breathe easy
Part two in a series recognizing faculty and staff who are supporting UBC’s transition back to campus. In this update, we showcase the efforts of our colleagues who are working on HVAC systems to ensure safe building ventilation on campus.
Aug 6, 2021