It’s nearly impossible to ignore the current opioid crisis in Vancouver. Advertisements for Naloxone are plastered across campus. But is there another way to treat addiction and fight back against the opioid crisis?
In recognition of our world-class science, on September 8, the federal government announced that the University of British Columbia will receive $42 million to fund science and engineering research.
Despite calls against the use of such images by the AMS and various student groups, UBC Lifeline continues to display graphic images. But what exactly do the images depict and how effective are they in communicating their stance?
Manuel Mogato, a Thomson Reuters journalist based in the Philippines, visited UBC’s Liu Institute for Global Issues on Monday night to speak on “Journalism under attack: the phenomenon of fake news and challenges of accountability in the new media.”
UBC's Donner conducts field research on the island of Kiribati, located in the central pacific off the coast of Australia. This year’s UN conference had a particular focus on small island developing states, such as Kiribati, recognizing the threat that climate change poses to their livelihoods.
September is that weird month in Vancouver’s in-between sunshine and sweater weather. It’s technically still summer but starting to feel like fall — and the best way to celebrate the cusp of the seasons is UBC’s Annual Harvest Feastival, filled with good people, great food and cozy vibes.
Honeybees “crowdsource” data through foraging for their nectar. Because they only travel, on average, within a three kilometre radius of their hive, “they’re passively collecting particulate matter and dust, and all of that goes back to the hive with them,” said Smith.
I’ve found that making local friends in my classes is the best gateway to understanding the traditions and heritage here, in a manner that’s unobstructed by the lens of colonization.