Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre is a world-class teaching and research facility located on the outer west coast of Vancouver Island, Canada.

Situated in the town of Bamfield, within the traditional territory of the Huu-ay-aht First Nation in Barkley Sound, and adjacent the Pacific Rim National Park Reserve, BMSC offers unparalleled access to a wide array of environments – including unique...
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Researchers at the UBC Faculty of Medicine have genetically engineered mice to resist cocaine addiction. This video from SciShow explains how.

Mice That Resist Cocaine Addiction

Sometimes we learn the coolest stuff by being wrong! This week, we learned we were wrong about birds always laying eggs and mice being addicted to cocaine! H...

It's Reading Week at UBC's Vancouver campus. What are your plans?
“This device lets you release the actual dose that the patient needs when they need it, and it’s sufficiently easy to use that patients could administer their own medication one day without having to go to a hospital”

Tiny magnetic implant offers new drug delivery method
UBC Community Engagement is proud to sponsor this S.U.C.C.E.S.S. event on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at UBC Robson Square.

Safeguarding Our Communities, Upholding Our Shared Values
Get the face paint ready. Hold your fan signs high. The playoffs are coming to campus. Come out and support the UBC Thunderbirds as they compete for the title!

UBC Thunderbirds
Have you been to Open Kitchen yet? This new UBC Food Services location in Orchard Commons serves up the best of Vancouver’s diverse culinary scene from seven concept kitchens. Check it out!

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Let them eat dirt! UBC Professor Brett Finlay talks about his research with PBS NewsHour from the AAAS - The American Association for the Advancement of Science conference.
How international university students think about home significantly influences their migration plans upon graduation, according to a new UBC study.

International students’ concept of “home” shapes post-graduation plans
Reading Week is coming to a close at the Okanagan campus, but it's just beginning at the Vancouver campus. Enjoy the time off!
From Australia originally, Dr. Emma Cunliffe came to UBC in 2002 to do a Master’s in Law. She only intended to stay for a year, but her master’s turned into a PhD and eventually a faculty position at the Peter A. Allard School of Law. In January 2017, she started a two-year term in a completely new capacity — that of senior advisor to President and Vice-Chancellor, Professor Santa J. Ono.

One-On-One with Emma Cunliffe
Thank you to UBC Journalism Senior Instructor Kathryn Gretsinger for moderating our Facebook Live session with Professor Santa J. Ono yesterday. Great to see so much engagement about UBC’s next strategic plan.

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New greenhouse technology developed at UBC is making food production possible in Canada’s North.

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Scientific innovation is accelerating at a breathtaking rate, with big data and related disciplines such as genomics opening up new possibilities in areas including health, sustainability and the environment.

As advances are made though, as a population, are we even aware of the types of moral, ethical and scientific questions that we should be asking?

Last night, three of our newest Killam...
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Passing a magnet over the patient’s skin activates the device by triggering the release of the drug into surrounding tissue through a tiny opening.

Tiny magnetic implant offers new drug delivery method
UBC School of Music Professor David Metzer explains the formula behind popular ballads.

Here's Why You Can't Get That Top 40 Song Out Of Your Head
As our university enters its next century, we now have an opportunity to shape UBC’s future through a new vision and strategic plan. Professor Santa J. Ono went live on Facebook to discuss the strategic planning process and answer questions.

This live event was moderated by UBC Journalism Senior Instructor Kathryn Gretsinger and included special guests Professor Linc Kesler, director of the...
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UBC Okanagan researchers are re-imagining the future of education at a school in Vernon, BC.

UBC professors conduct research in local community school
Energize your mind and body in a second. It starts with a step, a stretch – anything that helps you take breaks from sitting. Find out why it’s time for UBC to sit less and move more with #MoveUBC this month!

Move UBC
Can falling in love hurt the wallet more than the heart?

How an economist views Valentine’s Day