The Ubyssey sat down with UBC's resident scientific glassblower, Brian Ditchburn, to learn more about the duties, benefits and secrets of his career.
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Parasites that take control of their hosts and turn them into mindless automatons might sound like something straight out of a zombie flick — but these "zombie" parasites are all too real.
From pumpkin-spiced-anything to your favourite holiday baking, certain smells are powerful enough to embody the autumn season. But why does fall smell like fall?
Content warning: This article contains mention of intimate partner violence.
As the climate crisis impacts weather patterns, data suggests it won’t just get hotter — it will get wetter too.
Is UBC a climate-ready campus? We sat down with public health experts to learn more about what it takes to take the heat.
While mass fire activity can prove deadly, it can also highlight the resiliency of our local ecosystems.
Applying the right strategies to communicate climate research is an essential skill that helps researchers share their hottest takes.
We sat down with student climate activists and faculty experts to discuss climate anxiety and what students can do to take action.
UBC will soon be home to its very own smart energy district and BC's first hydrogen refuelling station for light- and heavy-duty vehicles.
At the 2021 BC Galaxy Seminar Series in July, an astrophysicist described the birth and life cycle of galaxies — taking students on a journey to infinity and beyond.
Graphene-enhanced concrete can help reduce emissions from cement manufacturing while being ideal for building in Vancouver's rainy coastal climate.
Sci Lit Week will run from September 20–26, alongside events at UBC to promote climate science and Canadian research. Come check out these events and hopefully learn something new!
The Ubyssey has compiled the primary health care policies of the four major political parties so that students can remain informed for the upcoming election.
With the 2021 federal election fast approaching, The Ubyssey has broken down the platforms of the four main political parties and their promises on the climate crisis.