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UBC study reveals how political leanings shape support for homeless

A new study by researchers at UBC and the University of Toronto has determined that people, regardless of their political stripes, will respond charitably to those experiencing homelessness if they learn about their personal stories.

Three UBC Okanagan students awarded women in tech scholarships

In BC, women make up 20 per cent of the high-tech workforce, far less than the national average according to the BC Tech Association. But those statistics are changing thanks in part to three young women from UBC’s Okanagan campus.

UBC provides alcohol and drug counselling

UBC Okanagan’s Psychology Clinic is offering a new service to the community.

UBC tests out walk-in well-being clinic

UBC Okanagan’s Interprofessional Clinic is testing out a walk-in clinic where people will have the opportunity to get a mental health check-up without an appointment.

UBC researchers dig to get to the root of lavender’s secrets

A team of researchers, including UBC’s Soheil Mahmoud, have recently sequenced the genome of lavender.

THC amounts identical in most cannabis strains, UBC study finds

A rose by any other name is still a rose. The same, it turns out, can be said for cannabis.

Think B4 U text, says UBC research

Many think they’re doing a favour by texting criticism instead of giving it in person. Not so, say researchers at UBC Okanagan’s campus who have determined that negative comments can have the same impact regardless of how they are delivered.