Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences
By Nathan Skolski on October 24, 2017
Wine producers and grape growers have a new, powerful tool at their disposal to help manage the impact of grapes exposed to smoke from forest fires.
By Nathan Skolski on October 23, 2017
Newly published research suggests that common psychedelic drugs—such as magic mushrooms, LSD and mescaline—may reduce criminal offences.
By Patty Wellborn on October 12, 2017
UBC researchers are cautioning policy makers not to alter a cannabis distribution system that – while not legal yet—works well.
By Nathan Skolski on October 2, 2017
Researchers at UBC Okanagan and Thompson Rivers University have teamed up with an industry partner to investigate the many useful products that can be made from cannabis.
By Patty Wellborn on September 26, 2017
While lavender has long been known for its strong scent and soothing oils, a UBC researcher is exploring the plant’s ability to create natural pesticides.
By Christine Zeindler on September 18, 2017
As grade-schoolers concentrate on the three Rs, many university students are already planning their future careers. Many believe top grades are the key to landing successful jobs, but does this always hold true?
By Patty Wellborn on September 13, 2017
An apple a day may keep the doctor away, but the mold on it could make you sick.
By Christine Zeindler on September 11, 2017
The whole food movement may be right; consumption of vegan and organic food can be the best choice for reducing environmental impacts, at least if you’re a chicken.
By Patty Wellborn on September 11, 2017
World-renowned psychologist Ed Diener says there is a lot more to happiness than simply being able to recognize it.