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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.

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.

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