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Salish Sea seagull populations are half of that in the 1980s

The number of seagulls in the Strait of Georgia is down by 50 per cent from the 1980s and University of British Columbia researchers say the decline reflects changes in the availability of food. Researchers collected 100 years of data...Show More Summary

Reinventing Marketing: 5 Obsessions Today's Digital CMO Needs to Succeed

The traditional role of the CMO is changing. But before the new CMO can be successful, they need to fully embrace marketing technology I attended university in British Columbia, studying at a campus surrounded by soaring snow-capped mountains and in a city filled with boundless opportunities. Show More Summary

Doctors should use Twitter to understand their patients, study says

Twitter could help doctors relate to their patients better, according to a new study. Researchers from the University of British Columbia spent six months keeping track of tweets about stem cell research, especially as it relates to spinal cord injury and Parkinson’s disease. Show More Summary

Twitter could help share quality research too

Using Twitter can help physicians be better prepared to answer questions from their patients, according to researchers from the University of British Columbia. This challenges common opinion that physicians are reluctant to jump on the social media bandwagon. read more

A Psychologist Offers Tips On Keeping Your Relationship Spark Alive

2 weeks agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Is there science behind keeping the spark alive in long-term relationships? A psychology researcher from the University of British Columbia says yes... and she's got tips on how to keep love alive once the initial lust and sparkle dust starts to fade. Read more...

High seas fishing ban could boost global catches and redistribute income

Closing the high seas to commercial fishing could be catch-neutral and distribute fisheries income more equitably among the world's maritime nations, according to research from the University of British Columbia (UBC). The analysis of...Show More Summary

You Can Now Get a College Degree Focusing on Cristiano Ronaldo

If you were looking for a reason to attend the University of British Columbia Okanagan, love Cristiano Ronaldo, and wish to focus in sociology, we here at TPS have got some great news for you! You can parlay all those things into a four year degree! The university isn’t just setting up a class, but […]

University offers course in Cristiano Ronaldo

A footballer, a phenomenon... an academic subject? Cristiano Ronaldo's campaign to take over the known world has progressed another step, with news that the University of British Columbia is offering a course in the sociology of theShow More Summary

University in Canada Offers Degree Course Centred Around Cristiano Ronaldo

Fascinated by Cristiano Ronaldo but not sure what subject you would like to study at University level? Well, get yourself on the plane to Canada. The Daily Mail is reporting that t he University of British Columbia Okanagan is offering...Show More Summary

British Columbia library acquires 13th c. Papal bull

The University of British Columbia Library has acquired what may be the oldest document of its kind in Canada: a Papal bull issued by Pope Innocent IV in 1245. The ink on parchment manuscript was signed by the Pope and 13 cardinals, among them Giovanni Gaetano Orsini, recently appointed Cardinal-Deacon of the titular church of [...]

Odyssey to the Sacred Headwaters

2 months agoHobbies / Fishing : Moldy Chum

On February 12th the University of British Columbia is hosting a lecture by Wade Davis on the beauty of the Sacred Headwaters, the threats to it, and the response of native groups and concerned citizens. Davis’ message: no amount ofShow More Summary

Marriage Makes for Happier People, Study Says

A new paper by Shawn Grover, a policy analyst at Canada's Department of Finance, and John Helliwell, professor emeritus at the University of British Columbia, finds that married people are generally happier than unmarried people.

Canada's First Christian Law School Sues Over Denial of Accreditation Due to Student Code of Conduct

Trinity Western University Press Release, TWU Challenges BC Law Society in Court: Trinity Western University announced today that it will commence legal proceedings to challenge the Law Society of British Columbia’s (LSBC) October 31st decision to reverse its earlier recognition of TWU School of Law graduates. Both the Law Society...

Brickbat: Jesus Christ

3 months agoNews : Reason

British Columbia Minister of Advanced Education Amrik Virk has revoked his consent for Trinity Western University, a Christian college, to open a law school. Virk cited the fact that law societies in British Columbia and other Canadian...Show More Summary

British Columbia Vetoes Approval of Anti-gay Trinity Western Law School

3 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

British Columbia has revoked its approval of a Christian university's plan to open a law school following stiff resistance from LGBT-supportive lawyers who objected to the school's covenant against homosexuality that students and faculty are required to sign. Said TWU...

Study reveals how many times you should be checking email daily to reduce stress

Checking email may be an addictive habit, but not surprisingly, researchers say the more you refresh your inbox, the more stressed you'll become. According to a study out of the University of British Columbia, there's a cap on the number...Show More Summary

Happy-go-lucky CEOs score better returns

A CEO's natural sunny disposition can have an impact on the way the market reacts to announcements of company earnings, according to research from the University of British Columbia's Sauder School of Business. The study shows that leaders'...Show More Summary

UBC team finds a glitch in hummingbird hovering

Hummingbirds rely on their ability to hover in order to feed off the nectar of flowers. It's an incredible feat of flying requiring mind boggling visual processing power, but two University of British Columbia researchers found a glitch...Show More Summary

Hummingbird's hover surprisingly easy to hack

Hummingbirds' remarkable ability to hover in place is highly contingent on the tiny bird having a completely stationary visual field, according to University of British Columbia research published in the Proceedings of the National Academy...Show More Summary

Check less to reduce email stress

Is your inbox burning you out? Then take heart - research from the University of British Columbia suggests that easing up on email checking can help reduce psychological stress. Some of the study's 124 adults -- including students, financial...Show More Summary

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