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UBC researchers are helping us imagine a city where people feel more connected.

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COVID necessitated a switch to virtual work for millions. How has this affected well-being?

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The pandemic has exacerbated high levels of errors and mistreatment in health care.

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The earlier that pre-schoolers start this treatment, the better.

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Wastewater surveillance involves testing sewage to obtain data about population health.

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Writers have explored how abortion becomes entangled with how we shape the future.

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Trees and green spaces are an antidote for the stressors of modern life. 

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A UBC prof examined all unexpected deaths in Canada during the pandemic’s first 19 months.

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A UBCO professor’s passion for change manifests in equity-driven community research.

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Anchoring dialogue about mental health to fun activities could be the key.