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Parks, big and small, needed for public health
Jan. 20, 2017

Parks, big and small, needed for public health

Feeling stressed? Research suggests you should to head to your local park as the surrounding greenery may help you relax.



UBC’s urban miners keep LEDs out of landfills

Mineral processing engineer Maria Holuszko and her PhD student Amit Kumar have found a way to make LEDs even more environmentally friendly.

One in five adults secretly access their friends’ Facebook accounts

Most people are concerned about the prospect of their social media accounts being hacked, but a new study finds that it’s actually people we know who frequently access our accounts without our permission.

Anthropologists search NASA data for migration and land use patterns in the Himalayas

UBC researchers, who are part of a larger team led by Yale University, have received $750,000 USD from NASA to investigate how social change and natural disasters affect patterns of mobility and urbanization in Bhutan, India and Nepal.



When a hostess refused to take my ‘difficult’ name, I worried about the Canada I love

Boluwaji Ogunyemi, the chief resident of dermatology at UBC, wrote an op-ed about the implications of a restaurant hostess asking to write down an “easier” name than his.



T-Birds battle for playoff berth against Huskies

With points in four of their last six games, the UBC Thunderbirds face a big test hosting the Canada West leading Saskatchewan Huskies Friday and Saturday.



UBC Theatre and Film presents

Love and Information by Caryl Churchill directed by MFA Directing Candidate Lauren Taylor. Jan 19-Feb 4. 7:30pm. Frederic Wood Theatre



Santa Ono and his vision for UBC

In Conversations That Matter, veteran interviewer Stuart McNish discusses the issues that shape our world with thought leaders.
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