If you think that studying hard is the only way to succeed on your final exams, you're completely wrong. A successful performance on finals depends on a combination of multiple factors which cannot be separated from one another.
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Dr. Warren Code, the acting director for the Carl Wieman Science Education Initiative (CWSEI) at UBC, works with faculty and students to research and implement curriculum, teaching methodology and if students are actually meeting course objectives.
Wondered which birth control options are out there beyond the advice of your friend’s sister’s cousin who liked the pill? Despite still not having access to Uber, UBC is about to get an app for that.
Studying in comfort isn’t bad for your grades, but it’s not good for your body. So when you’re picking a studying position and space, put on some pyjamas and get comfy, but make sure to keep your back straight and breathing.
Science says no — an all nighter is definitely not worth it. According to a sleep deprivation experiment in college students “sleep loss depletes effort.” In short, the less sleep a student gets, the less effort they put into tasks the next day
It’s not a myth. Music can help you concentrate while you’re studying, but according to science, only instrumental tracks. Anything else is just about as helpful as your roommate blab in your ear about their wild night out while you’re cramming.
The Starbucks lines are somehow longer than usual, students are rushing their professor’s office hours and Koerner Library is more packed than Koerner’s Pub. That’s right, it’s officially exam season.
If you are one of those students that rereads your notes and textbooks to prepare for an exam, you’re doing it wrong. Rereading information is actually not an effective way to study, despite what many students think.
Final exams are coming, and eating healthy and maintaining a well-balanced diet may be the last thing on your mind. Eating certain foods may improve not only your physical well-being but also help you succeed on your finals.
A group of researchers photographed and sequenced the genomes of diplonemids, a diverse group of predatory microorganisms, along Line 67, a well-studied oceanic line stretching from Monterey Bay, California to the open ocean.
Sci-fi readers will know the feeling of reading a book written decades ago that reads like a premonition of our current lives. Thinking about the societal effects of technological innovations can be fun. For Illes, it's a job.
There’s a mobile mammography bus in front of the Nest today. If you’re a student, you shouldn’t get one. The service is only for those over 40, so if you’re a UBC student, you likely shouldn’t get a mammography.
If you see red ribbons around campus next week, don’t mistake them for early Christmas decorations. Chances are they were put up to raise awareness for World AIDS Day which has been held on December 1 since 1988.
On November 22, UBC spent the day welcoming its new president, Dr. Santa Ono. After an installation ceremony and celebration concert, Santa hosted a forum of four talks centred on the theme of discovery.
For some, politics is something people either choose to engage with or not. For others, engaging in politics is not a choice but a necessity. Jessica Wang, a science historian at UBC, is happy to be the latter.