Research Spotlight

Krank helps launch national resource for drug abuse prevention

Last week, the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse released Canada's first national resource for drug abuse prevention. Marvin Krank, Professor of Psychology and Dean of the College of Graduate Studies, participated in the creation of the new Portfolio of Canadian Standards for Youth Substance Abuse Prevention. The Portfolio of Canadian Standards for Youth Substance Abuse […]

Gonzales invited to speak at international agriculture festival

Tirso Gonzales, Assistant Professor of Indigenous Studies, is one of three international guests who have been invited to speak at the sixth annual Corn Fair being held in Carichí, located in the Mexican State of Chihuahua. Taking place in early December, the annual Corn Fair is a celebration of the traditional corn that nourishes the […]

From left, VOICE project members Doris Callaghan, Robyn Wiebe, Claire Budgen and Melissa Feddersen in Geneva

VOICE researchers present at international WHO conference

This July, a team of UBC researchers and health professionals headed to Geneva, Switzerland, as invited guests at the World Health Organization's International Union of Health Promotion and Education conference, held every three years for leaders in the health promotion field.