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Western Canada to lose 70 per cent of glaciers by 2100
April 9, 2015

Western Canada to lose 70 per cent of glaciers by 2100

Seventy per cent of glacier ice in British Columbia and Alberta could disappear by the end of the 21st century, creating major problems for local ecosystems, power supplies, and water quality, according to a new study by UBC researchers.


Researchers target protein to stop spread of aggressive tumours

Inhibiting a specific protein associated with aggressive, hard-to-treat tumours slows down their ability to spread to other sites in the body, a team of UBC researchers has discovered.

UBC research at base of Mt. Everest shows impacts of high altitudes on cardiovascular health

Ryan Hoiland travelled on a scientific expedition to Nepal, working in the shadow of Mount Everest to study the effects of severe oxygen deprivation and blood flow to the brain.

UBC applauds federal funding for thirty meter telescope

The University of British Columbia celebrates the Government of Canada’s decision to contribute $243.5 million to the construction of the most advanced and powerful telescope on Earth.


Saying no to B.C. transit growth is a vote against young Canadians

Voting no in Metro Vancouver’s transit plebiscite will hurt young Canadians, argues UBC policy professor Paul Kershaw.


This Week at UBC: April 5-11

It's the last week of classes for second term and Liam lets you know what's happening on campus.


UBC softball earns berth to AII conference tournament

The six-team, double-elimination tournament is scheduled for April 30 - May 2 and will be hosted by Georgia Gwinnett College in Lawrenceville, Ga.



Double Space: BFA/BA Visual Art Graduating Exhibition

Join us for an evening of art, conversation, and refreshments as we celebrate our graduates' achievements.
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