The long-held view that bicycle helmet laws increase the safety of the public may have been proven wrong by UBC researchers.
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While the university’s own proposal calls for accountability and transparency, they have failed to articulate a clear and comprehensive strategy to students. The plan, as it stands, just doesn’t add up.
A new study published in Translational Psychiatry found that variation in the genes that code for oxytocin receptors determine how well individuals respond to treatment by oxytocin nasal spray.
UBC students have just passed the halfway mark of first semester, and while that sounds like quite a feat, most of us still are cramming for midterms or drowning in term papers.
According to a new study at UBC, the over-prescription of opioids, more commonly known as painkillers, has been linked to higher death rates in the province of British Columbia.
With support from the AMS and university administration, a group of students is seeking to raise the annual fee students pay to support refugees studying at UBC from $2.61 to $5.22 per year.
"I’ve realized that we have different definitions of success for ourselves, and I guess I’m still just trying to find my own."
A team of international scientists, including a biology professor from UBCO, have discovered that there are two species of giant tortoises living on the Santa Cruz island in the Galapagos, in contrast to the one that had previously been identified.
As the university prepares its annual release of data on the program, which is expected by the end of the year, faculty and administrators continue to defend the necessity of using animal testing in the face of opposition.
What you need to know about Breast Cancer Awareness month as a UBC student.
In a recent study performed by the UBC Institute for Oceans and Fisheries, it was found that only four per cent of the world’s oceans are protected.
Tsang put forward a motion in the last AMS council meeting to postpone approval of the MOU indefinitely, due to the new direction that the building will now be taking. The motion passed unanimously.
“Buddhism is more than a religion but a way of life and thinking, it involves in philosophy and a different way of looking at the world,” said Zhihan. “November 1 is a day for everyone to come and practice wisdom and compassion, and we will share with everyone.”
The UBC Undergraduate Research Opportunities Club (URO) is offering grants for undergrads to go present their research at a conference at Harvard University.
Even if international tuition rates were kept low, UBC won’t be better-governed or more diverse.