Do you want to learn how a CNC machine works, but don’t have access to one (yet)? One of our tipsters just informed us of this great project that was created by a team of students from the University of British Columbia, and it’s anShow More Summary
Sun December 01, 2013 Promoting Women and Diversity in Business--with $2 Million Gift The University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada, has announced a $2 million (US$1.9 million) gift from alumnus John Montalbano, the CEO of RBC Global Asset Management and a member of the UBC board of governors, in support of its Sauder School of Business. Show More Summary
The European Union's taxpayers are paving the way for fishing fleets to reel in valuable catch in developing countries while fishing companies pocket the profits, according to University of British Columbia researchers. read more
A popular combination asthma therapy dogged by safety concerns has not harmed British Columbians and should remain in use, according to researchers at the University of British Columbia and Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute. read more
One of the smallest parts of the brain is getting a second look after new research suggests it plays a crucial role in decision making.A University of British Columbia study published in Nature Neuroscience says the lateral habenula,...Show More Summary
Large fish traps in the Persian Gulf could be catching up to six times more fish than what's being officially reported, according to the first investigation of fish catches from space conducted by University of British Columbia scientists. read more
Garlic may be bad for your breath, but it's good for your baby, according to a new study from the University of British Columbia. The study, recently published in Applied and Environmental Microbiology, is the first to identify two compounds...Show More Summary
British cities – unlike their counterparts on the mainland - are taking the lead in making plans to curb and handle the impact of climate change. So says Diana Reckien, of Columbia University in the US, in a study published in Springer's...Show More Summary
The secret to why some cultures thrive and others disappear may lie in our social networks and our ability to imitate, rather than our individual smarts, according to a new University of British Columbia study.The study, published by...Show More Summary
The secret to why some cultures thrive and others disappear may lie in our social networks and our ability to imitate, rather than our individual smarts, according to a new University of British Columbia study. The study, published today...Show More Summary
An evolutionary biologist at the University of British Columbia suggests ways to account for nature’s cultural value.
News stories about sexually exploited youth in Canada perpetuate unhelpful stereotypes, according to new research from the University of British Columbia. The study, recently published in the Canadian Journal of Human Sexuality, found...Show More Summary
Would-be donors skip giving when offered the chance to show public support for charities in social media, a new study from the University of British Columbia's Sauder School of Business finds. "Charities incorrectly assume that connecting...Show More Summary
With the help of a rat casino, University of British Columbia brain researchers have successfully reduced behaviours in rats that are commonly associated with compulsive gambling in humans. The study, which featured the first successful...Show More Summary
Rats who are compulsive gamblers have reason to celebrate today as researchers at the University of British Columbia (UBC) announced the first successful drug to inhibit this compulsive behavior in its test group. The test of 32 laboratory...Show More Summary
Guest Essay by: Ken Gregory The Canadian Centre for Climate Modeling and Analysis located at the University of Victoria in British Columbia submitted five runs of its climate model CanESM2 for use in the fifth assessment report of the International … Continue reading ?
From the University of British Columbia Delayed gratification hurts climate change cooperation Time is a huge impediment when it comes to working together to halt the effects of climate change, new research suggests. A study published today in the journal … Continue reading ?
A Peter Wall international roundtable from 21-25 October 2013 at the University of British Columbia, including a free public lecture on 24 October. FREE PUBLIC LECTURE Oct 24, 2013 Beaty Biodiversity Museum Auditorium, UBC Campus 7-9pm This event will include a series of presentations by leading experts on the science of ocean acidification and its […]
FROM PROF. GREGG E. GARDNER:Located in Vancouver, British Columbia - the 3rd best city in the world in which to live (Global Liveability Ranking – 2013), - the Department of Classical, Near Eastern and Religious Studies at the University...Show More Summary
Teaser When a natural disaster strikes and too many people take to their mobile phones at once, cellular networks easily overload. But a University of British Columbia graduate student has developed a solution to ensure that calls don’t get dropped and texts make it to their destination. read more