The University of British Columbia (UBC) is a public university in Canada's western most province, British Columbia. UBC has campuses in Vancouver, Kelowna and British Columbia. UBC was originally part of the McGill University system, but was established in 1908 as the University of British Columbia. Teaching at UBC began in 1915. UBC distinguishes itself with exceptional research work at the Barnfield Marine Science Centre, The Peter Wall Institute for Advance Sciences, medical research and is rated 2nd among all public universities in Canada. UBC has a global influence and attracts students from al over the world. The undergraduate and graduate programs at UBC has nearly 40,000 students. UBC public outreach is superior and media questions are welcome.
Some of the fishing methods used in today's small-scale fisheries are causing more damage to coral reefs than ever, a new UBC study has found.
New research from UBC's Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries suggests that larger reef areas may help protect the Caribbean's coral reef fish communities from the impacts of ocean warming.
University of British Columbia researchers have found a new system that could help yield 'warmer' quantum technologies.
Depictions of race and skin tone in anatomy textbooks widely used in North American medical schools could be contributing to racial bias in medical treatment, new research suggests.
Warm, wet summers are historically unusual and could bring unexpected disruptions to ecosystems and society, according to new research from the University of British Columbia.
Since China ended its one-child policy allowing all families to have up to two children, an additional 90 million women have become eligible to have a second child. But new UBC sociology research suggests the new universal ...
Creating the perfect wearable device to monitor muscle movement, heart rate and other tiny bio-signals without breaking the bank has inspired scientists to look for a simpler and more affordable tool.
Evolved differences in muscle power and wing size—along with a touch of skill—govern hummingbirds' inflight agility, according to new research in Science.
Some calves are inherently optimistic or pessimistic, just as humans are, a new University of British Columbia study has found.
An astonishing number of viruses are circulating around the Earth's atmosphere – and falling from it – according to new research from scientists in Canada, Spain and the U.S.