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UBC researchers found high levels of toxic metals at a Vancouver community garden at 16th and Oak.
December 4, 2014

Elevated toxic metals at community garden site raise concerns: UBC research

Elevated levels of toxic metals at a Vancouver community garden site raise questions about the city’s approach to promoting urban agriculture, say UBC researchers.



Universal prescription drug coverage more cost-effective, improves seniors’ health outcomes: study

Universal prescription drug coverage would ensure better access, equity and efficiency for seniors, says a study by UBC researchers.

Check less to reduce email stress

Is your inbox burning you out? Then take heart – research from the University of British Columbia suggests that easing up on email checking can help reduce psychological stress.

World-class tennis returns to UBC courts

UBC will once again play host to some of the best tennis players in the world.

Legends of tennis Sampras and McEnroe to battle at UBC

It will be a tennis clash of the titans at the UBC Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre May 2, 2015.

New federal funding to enhance Canadian post-secondary research

UBC welcomes today’s announcement of the $1.5-billion Canada First Research Excellence Fund (CFREF), designed to significantly enhance the capabilities and competitiveness of Canada’s post-secondary institutions, says President Arvind Gupta.

New plaque at UBC commemorates École Polytechnique tragedy

UBC joins the rest of Canada in paying tribute to the 14 women killed at Montreal's École Polytechnique, with a new commemorative plaque on its Vancouver campus.



Logging onto the Internet of Things

A UBC prof explains that the Internet of Things isn’t just coming – it’s already here.



Made-in-Canada AIDS strategy a blueprint for health care sustainability

UBC medicine professor Julio Montaner advocates for reforming Canada's national AIDS strategy in a new Vancouver Sun op-ed.



Keep watching the skies

Meet the tiny Canadian satellite that has revolutionized the way we study the stars.



UBC wins big to complete weekend sweep against Saskatchewan

The UBC Thunderbirds men’s basketball team completed the weekend sweep Saturday night winning 99-75 against Saskatchewan.



UBC Laptop Orchestra: Can we eat fish in the future? Different tales from the world's oceans

Featuring musical performances by UBC's Laptop Orchestra and an art exhibit by American artist Jenn Paul Glaser, this public event will explore the future of seafood sustainability in the era of climate change.

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