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Economics - Jan 27
Economics

Business, Law & Society Collins Maina A new study from UBC's Sauder School of Business shows that owners of $3.7-million homes in Vancouver pay just $15,800 in income tax.

Health - Jan 26

From Jan. 31, the federal and B.C. governments will decriminalize possession of small amounts of certain drugs-opioids, cocaine, methamphetamine and ecstasy-intended for personal use.

Music - Jan 23

At the turn of the century, Marina Gallagher was a young piano student who played a lot of video games between piano lessons.

Astronomy - Jan 10

Media Advisories Lou Corpuz-Bosshart Media are invited to capture the unveiling of two UBC science experiments that have circled the moon as part of NASA's Artemis 1 lunar mission.

Environment - Dec 19, 2022

Science, Health & Technology Alex Walls Canadian researchers measured wildlife overpasses around the world and found 71 per cent in North America are narrower than recommended.

Campus - Dec 15, 2022

Science, Health & Technology Lou Corpuz-Bosshart Chronic ship noise can lead to stress, hearing loss and feeding problems for marine mammals like whales, dolphins and porpoises.

Environment - Dec 9, 2022

Christmas tree consumers may be challenged again this year in finding a traditional tree due to a continuing supply shortage that can be attributed in part to climate change. Strain on supply has been building steadily the past few years due to everything from buyers' increased interest in having real trees, to recovery from pandemic-induced shipping problems, fewer local farmers growing trees and climate change.

Health - Dec 7, 2022

Donation to UBC Medicine and VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation is world's largest known gift for MS research and care.

Environment - Jan 24

Science, Health & Technology Brett Goldhawk First-in-the-world study suggests that even brief exposure to air pollution has rapid impacts on the brain A new study by researchers at the University of British Columbia and the University of Victoria has shown that common levels of traffic pollution can impair human brain function in only a matter of hours.

Environment - Jan 12

Science, Health & Technology Alex Walls A chemical used in the production of toilet paper and 'forever chemicals' have been found in the bodies of orcas in B.C.

History - Dec 20, 2022

In recent years, language-learning apps, websites, and podcasts have exploded in popularity, promising fun and faster ways to make us fluent. But a new study conducted by UBC English James Stratton finds that one of the best ways of fast-tracking your language acquisition may be to learn a bit of language history - at least when it comes to learning a historically related language.

Sport - Dec 16, 2022

France and Argentina will meet in the 2022 FIFA World Cup final on Sunday. UBC experts are available to comment.

Health - Dec 14, 2022

Science, Health & Technology Brett Goldhawk Researchers at UBC's Life Sciences Institute have identified a compound that shows early promise at halting infections from a range of coronaviruses, including all variants of SARS-CoV-2 and the common cold.

Art and Design - Dec 8, 2022

Arts & Humanities Erik Rolfsen The upcoming winter holidays present a final opportunity for visitors to explore the Museum of Anthropology at UBC before it closes for much of 2023.

Life Sciences - Dec 7, 2022

Science, Health & Technology Alex Walls There's a new branch on the tree of life and it's made up of predators that nibble their prey to death.




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