UBC research helps small municipalities manage aging water systems
UBC researchers have developed a tool that is designed to help small to medium-sized cities and towns address the challenges posed by aging drinking water infrastructure in Canada […]
Poor air quality kills 5.5 million worldwide annually (VIDEO)
New research shows that more than 5.5 million people die prematurely every year due to household and outdoor air pollution. More than half of deaths occur in two of the world’s fastest growing economies, China and India […]
Study finds 30 per cent of global fish catch is unreported (VIDEO)
Countries drastically underreport the number of fish caught worldwide, according to a new study, and the numbers obscure a significant decline in the total catch.
UBC study finds men with depression often their own toughest critics
Society views men struggling with depression with compassion and understanding, while men view their problems in a very negative light, according to a new study from UBC, funded by the Movember Foundation […]
UBC economists propose fund to combat housing unaffordability in BC
Economists at UBC’s Sauder School of Business and Vancouver School of Economics, along with colleagues from Simon Fraser University, are calling on the provincial government to address housing affordability in the Lower Mainland with a tax targeting property owners without ties to the local economy.
UBC receives nearly $20 million for upgrades to life sciences facilities
The provincial government has committed $19.95 million toward upgrading and expanding the aging teaching and laboratory space used by life sciences students at UBC […]