Over 80 per cent of Canadians screen potential online partners for their sense of humour, according to a UBC sociology study led by masters student Siqi Xiao.
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Sumaila’s interest in the environment began at a young age, when his grandfather would tell him and his siblings to be mindful of how they walk on the earth.
In conjunction with Science Literacy Week, the UBC Library hosted a virtual workshop on citizen science tools to allow the general population to get involved with scientific pursuits.
In response racial inequalities, six scientists in EEB penned a letter directly to students who identify as BIPOC, offering advice based on their lived experiences in a race-biased academic system.
Since coming to UBC, Boedhihartono has been a professor for the Masters of International Forestry program, teaching tropical landscapes and livelihoods.
Grey whales, land use and sucking up insects with a Ghostbuster backpack are a snapshot of the topics we encountered as The Ubyssey spoke to UBC graduate students about this year’s theme.
SciLit Week is an annual event led by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada that encourages people in Canada to learn more about the science that makes our country tick.
Currently, the ten Canadian cities with the highest AQI indexes are all located in BC. Of those ten, nine have an AQI rating of above 200, or are at levels that are ‘very unhealthy.’
According to Harold Eyster, this is possible due to the presence of an extra fourth cone among hummingbirds which allows them to see ultraviolet light.
The portion of the study conducted by UBC researchers utilized a subject pool consisting entirely of UBC undergraduate students.
By May, the unemployment gap was up to seven per cent between elementary school aged parents, up from one per cent in February.
There are 236 new cases of COVID-19 and 2 new deaths from the virus in BC since Thursday, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 4,594.
Their initiative, called Project Shield, aims to provide 3D printed Protective Personal Equipment to workers in small businesses, senior centres and supermarkets.
The Ubyssey analyzed the content data on the city’s non-emergency phone line to catch a glimpse of how things on a municipal level have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The selected projects look to address the questions arising from the pandemic to better inform policy-makers around control of the disease moving forward.