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Predicting the evolution of COVID-19 to help manage future outbreaks
June 5, 2020A new project will help inform the early design of effective tests, therapies and vaccines. Read More >


Faculty members receive funding for social sciences and humanities research
June 2, 2020Their inclusive research projects are supported by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council. Read More >


Making a difference: UBC medical students support patients in self-isolation
June 2, 2020Volunteers offer non-medical follow-up help and advice. Read More >


Faculty of Medicine researchers to explore new cross-discipline research directions
June 2, 2020Dr. Tal Jarus and Dr. Terrance Snutch have been awarded funding from the New Frontiers in Research Fund Exploration stream. Read More >


Combatting social isolation during COVID-19
June 1, 2020New UBC initiative embraces technology to help seniors in long-term care. Read More >


UBC researchers join with partners to develop portable ultrasound scanner network for COVID-19
May 26, 2020Scanner expected to speed up diagnoses in rural and remote areas. Read More >


Majority of cannabis use in Vancouver’s DTES for therapeutic purposes, may also reduce opioid overdose risk
May 26, 2020Study finds most people at high risk of overdose who use cannabis do so for pain relief and other therapeutic reasons. Read More >


UBC researchers ask for public input to inform COVID-19 policy
May 21, 2020The team will seek input from hundreds of citizens in an online deliberation series. Read More >


UBC scientist identifies a gene that controls thinness
May 21, 2020A new study by Dr. Josef Penninger shines new light on why some people can eat as much as they want, and still stay thin. Read More >


James Andrew inducted into UBC’s 25 Year Club
May 19, 2020As Indigenous Student Initiatives Manager, Andrew has helped to build the Indigenous MD Admissions Program. Read More >

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