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Health - Aug 11
Health
A UBC student's project to combat plastic waste has collected roughly 48,700 gloves, diverting 146.1 kilograms of waste from landfills this year. Melody Salehzadeh, a doctoral candidate in the department of zoology, first noticed just how much plastic waste her work created during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Environment - Aug 11
Environment

Science, Health & Technology Lou Corpuz-Bosshart Watch out, Vancouver. The PLUME van is coming soon to a location near you.

Agronomy - Aug 9
Agronomy

Food recalls could be a thing of the past if artificial intelligence (AI) is utilized in food production, according to a recent study from UBC and the University of Guelph.

Health - Aug 3
Health

People who have visited the emergency department for fainting are no more prone to car crashes than other emergency department patients, new research out of UBC's faculty of medicine has found.

Environment - Jul 21
Environment

UBC experts are available to comment on the health effects of heat waves and extreme weather as B.C. experiences another heat wave.

Health - Jul 14
Health

The popular stereotype that men don't want support during a breakup, separation or divorce is simply not true, according to a new paper by researchers at the UBC school of nursing.

Campus - Jul 13

After six years as President and Vice Chancellor at the University of British Columbia, Prof. Santa J. Ono has announced he is moving on to assume the presidency of the University of Michigan.

Health - Jul 7
Health

Science, Health & Technology Brett Goldhawk Does your COVID-19 booster shot seem like a long time ago? You're not alone.

Computer Science - Aug 10
Computer Science

Once again, UBC engineering physics students are building robots for an in-person robot showdown to be held on Thursday, August 11.

Environment - Aug 9
Environment

British Columbia's ocean contributed almost $5 billion to provincial gross domestic product in 2015, a sum that is likely an underestimate, a new UBC study has found.

Health - Aug 2
Health

Science, Health & Technology Brett Goldhawk Canada's restrictions on international travel drastically reduced the number of COVID-19 cases entering the country during the first waves of the pandemic but were insufficient to prevent new outbreaks, according to a new study led by University of British Columbia researchers.

Art and Design - Jul 20
Art and Design

Science, Health & Technology Temidayo Olayide Ayodele-Oja This month, the impact of a project that distributed 756 "art and reciprocity kits" to several prisons across B.C. and the Yukon will be showcased as an art exhibit in the Downtown Eastside.

Health - Jul 14
Health

Science, Health & Technology Brett Goldhawk Levels of air pollution well below national and international air quality guidelines are associated with an increased risk of death, according to a new Canada-wide study led by researchers at the University of British Columbia.

Astronomy - Jul 12
Astronomy

Science, Health & Technology Alex Walls The re-entry of abandoned stages of rockets left in orbit from space launches have a six to 10 per cent chance of severely injuring or killing a human being in the next decade, according to a new UBC study.

Health - Jul 7
Health

A transformative experience working with very sick children changed Paul Bucci's mind about how robots used in human therapy should be designed.




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