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Nov. 18, 2016
Kindergarten vaccine rates vary widely in Metro Vancouver: UBC study
Children in some local health areas of Metro Vancouver have much lower vaccination rates than others, according to a recent University of British Columbia study.
Marijuana could help treat drug addiction, mental health
Using marijuana could help some alcoholics and people addicted to opioids kick their habits, a UBC study has found.
iPad apps teach kids just as well as humans: UBC study
Young children learn just as well from interactive media as from face-to-face instruction, a new University of British Columbia study has found.
Climate change may prevent volcanoes from cooling the planet
New UBC research shows that climate change may impede the cooling effect of volcanic eruptions.
Empty Homes Tax a sensible property levy for Vancouver
Thomas Davidoff, executive director of the centre for urban economics and real estate at UBC’s Sauder School of Business, wrote an op-ed for the Vancouver Sun about Vancouver’s new empty home tax.
‘Birds look to continue hot streak in Regina
Fresh off a bye week, the UBC Thunderbirds men’s hockey team is looking to pick up right where it left off riding a three-game win streak into Regina.
ARTS AND CULTURE
"This Is It With It As It Is"
Please join the Department of Art History Visual Art and Theory, UBC for the opening reception of "This Is It With It As It Is" at the AHVA Gallery on Wednesday, November 23 from 5 - 8 PM.
The future of national security in the age of ISIS
A native of South Africa, Lara Logan has earned a reputation as one of the world's best foreign correspondents, reporting stories from most of the world’s major conflict zones.
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