Researchers at UBC and the Paul Scherrer Institute have developed a painless, minimally invasive and inexpensive microneedle drug monitoring system that could potentially replace needles used for blood draws and vaccines.
A 2012 Seismic Risk Assessment Report dubbed 28 buildings on campus “very high risk” and 12 “high risk” — assessments that included a note of “loss of life probable” should such a seismic event occur, something the new plan hopes to partially remedy.
The grant was provided by the Civil Forfeiture Office in partnership with the Victim Services and Crime Prevention Division of the Ministry of Justice through their provincial strategy, Violence Free BC.
According to James Tansey, executive director of the Centre for Social Innovation and Impact Investing, greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions on campus have fallen by 22 per cent in 2014 compared to 2007 with a 32 per cent reduction at the end of 2015.
First established in 2003 by the Centre for Student Involvement and Careers, the Multidisciplinary Undergraduate Research Conference (MURC) has become the largest multidisciplinary undergraduate conference in Canada.
The talks were inspired by Canadian author and social activist Naomi Klein’s recent book, This Changes Everything, where Klein argues the current era of capitalism and neoliberal market fundamentalism.
Babies can understand that individuals are part of larger social groups and are socially dominant to those in smaller groups, suggesting that they may be able to reason about complex social concepts within the first few months of life.
First-year student Ann Makosinski has become a prize-winning inventor and entrepreneur as a result of her two inventions — the Hollow Flashlight and the e-Drink. To aspiring innovators, she said, “Start now. There’s nothing holding you back.”
“It’s taken quite some time and effort to really get things together. It’s like starting over again really. Now we are catering to a greater variety of photographers. A few years ago, it was more catered to film, but we now welcome all types."
Gunjan Mhapankar's digital storytelling project showcasing community services offered by local non-profit organizations has received international recognition and won her a trip to London where she will get leadership training and meet the Queen.
February is heart health month. So what do you need to know about heart health? As the central organ in our circulatory system, the heart is vital to our overall health and nearly everything that that goes on in our bodies.
The mock camp was originally conceived by Friends of MSF (FoMSF) members and event organizers in an effort to raise awareness about the global refugee crisis. The event expanded into a large-scale collaboration across the UBC community.
Last week marked the culmination of the Lenses of Sustainability dialogue series, a three-part student-led series focused around providing spaces to have open conversations about pressing sustainability issues.
According to recent study, First Nations’ fishery catches could collapse by almost 50 per cent by 2050 as a result of climate change, further endangering the food and economic security of indigenous communities along coastal British Columbia.
Directed and produced by Tom Hill and Devin Mackenzie PITCH MEN follows two middle-of-the-road guys as they attempt to sell various absurd antics by delivering high-energy, fun and fast-paced pitches.