Vancouver might rank amongst the warmest cities in Canada when winter rolls in, but its reputation for being a cold and unfriendly city all year round far exceeds what could’ve been a nifty little title.
Did you know that Canada apparently doesn’t have a national bird? Or at least, didn’t? Because as of last week, the Canadian Geographic and the Royal Canadian Geographical Society named the gray jay as the winner of Canada’s Next Top Bird.
Orange you glad that the election down South is almost over? UBC research, however, is never done and won’t make your blood pressure rise as much. Here are a number of notable studies the university has churned out to distract you from the election.
Halloween — like Vine — may officially be over, but science is carries on never sleeping. Here are a few things UBC researchers have done while you were out trick-or-treating in your glorious, last-minute, broke-university-student-centric costumes.
Nobel prizes for 2016 had been released last week. It’s been awhile since UBC has had Nobel Laureates within its ranks, but it doesn’t mean all UBC's research is any less awesome. This week there are diseases back from the dead and designer pills.
The weather might have started to get cold, but UBC researchers deliver hot studies and findings all year round. Here are a few “hot” UBC research to check out while you wrap yourself with your blanket scarf and sip on your Pumpkin Spice Latte.
“The key thing to remember is that sound travels as compression and expansion waves in the air. It’s that sound that goes down towards the benches — that’s what is reflected back to you," said said Jared Stang, a physics postdoc
What most students seem to forget is that UBC, amidst its unending construction and rain, is a world-class research university. Here’s a few of the amazing work UBC researchers have churned out while you finished Season five of Suits on Netflix.