Life

Life

A drawing of a number of people on a futuristic spaceship.

A UBC prof adds some zip to our Zoom.

John Helliwell smiling, with his arms outstretched, with sketches of flowers over the image.

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

Poke bowl

UBC researchers examined 362 Vancouver restaurant menus from 1880 to 2021.

Grapes on a vine in a dried-out vineyard

Droughts, excessive temperatures, and smoke are all affecting global wine production.

Journalist Anastasiia Lapatina in Ukraine

A 20-year-old political science student has been covering Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

Dr. Leanne ten Brinke holding a white mask over her face

Dr. ten Brinke and her students study liars, truth-tellers, and everything in between.

 

Freedom convoy protest

The protest is as much about opposing Trudeau’s government as opposing vaccine mandates.

Person holding credit in one hand, while the other hand is typing on a laptop

Researchers peer into a crystal ball to predict post-pandemic shopping habits.

A wide angle image of the backs of a group of people watching a wildfire in the distance

A UBCO sociologist shares lessons from wildfire survivors and tips for fire season.

Two women walking along the lakefront. Woman on left has a bike with her.

How to get the perks of adventuring for less time and money this season.