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Three female friends with drinks around a table, including one in a wheelchair

For some disabled people, the flexible plastic straw is life-sustaining.

Several people cycling down street beside bus

Cycling could offer public officials a way to address convergent crises.

Airplane spraying a roadside in South Vietnam in 1966.

Landscape design has been used as a tool to achieve military objectives.

Black and white photo of Dr. Nelly Auersperg seated at a desk with microscope

Congratulations to Dr. Nelly Auersperg, the recipient of the 2022 Great Trekker Award.

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 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?

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.

Neon light sign with the words "open".

These tips can help you cope with the re-opening of workplaces, schools and more.

Woman running on a trail in the forest

Here’s how to outwit inertia and learn to (mostly) like working out.

People walking down a hallway. Graphics with copy overlaid over image, with statements like "Are you okay?" and "What's going on?"

You can do more than you might think.

The study focused on a group of nearly 5,000 people in the U.S. born between 1957 and 1964. Credit: Unsplash

After becoming parents, only men start to reap many leadership returns from their academics.

SyrianApp

App walks through the experiences of Syrian refugees to gain more understanding of their lives.

Fridays for Future

Here’s why the youth climate movement is resilient and will bounce back after COVID-19.