As explored in a newly published paper, UBC researchers speculate that using “radio bursts” with unknown origins, they could determine the distance of cosmological bodies and shed light on a whole host of previously unknown information.
All of the federal parties have come out with election promises aimed at cutting down on student debt, but which one is actually best for students?
In the previous federal election voter turnout was the third lowest in Canadian history, at 61.4 per cent. But in the four days of advanced polls this election, 2.4 million Canadians have voted.
Sachs is so passionate about the United Nations Sustainable Goals, which include “end poverty in all its forms everywhere” (number one) and protecting the environment (numbers twelve, thirteen, fourteen and fifteen) because, of course, he played a huge hand in creating them.
TEDx events are independently organized, TED-affiliated programs that “help communities, organizations and individuals to spark conversation and connection through local TED-like experiences,” according to the TED website. In this case, UBC’s Terry Project is taking the initiative in organizing a UBC version of the famous conferences.
The bulk of the money raised will go towards a new Interventional Operating Room (OR) for Vancouver General Hospital. This purchase will have an impact on the functionality of UBC Hospital by increasing the organization of surgeries between the two hospitals.
“This level of involvement allows us to build the excellent research and student learning opportunities that make UBC a world leader,” said Interim President Martha Piper in a speech to the Vancouver Board of Trade while announcing the results of the campaign.
“I think we’re at the point where you go from it being a connecting tool to it being an isolating thing,” said Khan. “We don’t really relate to each other as much because we’re not looking at each other’s realities.”
The AMS exec committee is weighing the benefits and drawbacks of keeping the new Student Union Building open all hours.
The website's creators will not be pursuing commercial revenue — they just hope it will serve as a streamlined method of textbook exchange for students to buy and sell. Less than a week after the launch, hundreds of textbooks are up for sale.
The SASC’s assistant manager noticed the need for these special groups through the recurring themes that emerged during her individual sessions with students — healthy relationships, emotional empowerment and the self-care of activists.
While the “divestment criteria” from the Finance Committee's report asserted that there was a proven rationale to the decision, it also said that divestment was not an effective way to achieve the desired outcome.
Besides the obvious, “Oh my god, is this really happening right now?” running monologue, what really happens in our brains during sex? An complex response of electrical signals and hormones deliver to us those sensations of pleasure.
The money will fund a variety of new ventures, including research trips to Asia to source more specimens for the garden, international internships for students and a substantial expansion to the garden itself.
You probably know a student who has taken study drugs to cram at least once. Maybe you have taken them yourself. Is it cheating? They can energize and boost motivation, but won’t help you learn better.