Posts Tagged ‘research’

Summer babies less likely to be CEOs: UBC research

Oct. 23, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed | Tags: , , , , ,

Sauder School of Business researchers at the University of British Columbia have found that a person’s date of birth can affect their climb up the corporate ladder. The Sauder study shows that only 6.13 per cent of an S&P 500 CEO sample was born in June and only 5.87 per cent of the sample was [...]

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UBC’s ShakeOut BC earthquake experts and symposium

Oct. 17, 2012 | Filed under: Media Advisory, News Feed | Tags: , , , , ,

As part of ShakeOut BC, a province-wide earthquake drill, UBC will be hosting an earthquake preparedness symposium. Earthquake experts are also available for comment.

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Prof. Janet Werker, UBC Psychology Dept. Martin Dee photo.

Maternal depression affects language development in babies

Oct. 8, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Maternal depression and a common class of antidepressants can alter a crucial period of language development in babies, according to a new study by researchers at the University of British Columbia, Harvard University and the Child & Family Research Institute (CFRI) at BC Children’s Hospital.

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UBC co-sponsors world’s largest consumer behaviour conference in Vancouver

Oct. 2, 2012 | Filed under: Media Advisory, News Feed | Tags: , , ,

The Association for Consumer Research (ACR) annual conference, co-sponsored by UBC’s Sauder School of Business, will convene more than 1,000 top researchers from universities around the world along with industry insiders – from advertisers to manufacturers.

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UBC hosts world’s experts on safeguarding digital assets

Sep. 25, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed | Tags: , , , ,

UNESCO conference – Memory of the World in the Digital Age: Digitization and Preservation

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UBC receives $4.5M federal boost for health research

Sep. 25, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release | Tags: , , , , ,

University of British Columbia researchers have received $4.5 million in federal support for multidisciplinary initiatives that combine science, engineering and medical expertise.

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UBC partners with Vietnamese hospital to create $8M oral health research centre

Sep. 12, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed, Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , ,

The Faculty of Dentistry at the University of British Columbia has received an in-kind gift of $8 million from the Ho Chi Minh City National Hospital of Odonto-Stomatology to create an oral health research centre.

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Eighteen UBC students win prestigious Vanier Canada Scholarship

Aug. 30, 2012 | Filed under: Extra, News Feed | Tags: , , ,

Eighteen doctoral students from the University of British Columbia have been awarded the 2012 Vanier Canada Scholarships. Vanier scholars receive $50,000 annually for up to three years to support their graduate studies in the social sciences, humanities, natural sciences, engineering or health sciences. Joanna Bernhardt, a researcher at UBC and now a Vanier scholar, is [...]

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Award-winning ideas for affordable housing

Aug. 15, 2012 | Filed under: Extra | Tags: , , , ,

Ian Ross McDonald, adjunct faculty at the School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture (SALA), received an award of excellence for his affordable housing idea in the recent City of Vancouver  re:THINK HOUSING competition. McDonald proposed Bridge Housing which calls for new density policies that allow property owners to develop over top of existing commercial and residential buildings. “It’s [...]

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Assoc. Prof. James Tansey, Sauder School of Business

Sauder Prof helps 2012 Canadian Olympic team go carbon neutral

Aug. 3, 2012 | Filed under: Extra, News Feed | Tags: , , , ,

As the 2012 Olympics swing into action, the world’s attention turns to athletes striving for medals, but what many overlook is the event’s long term impact on the environment.

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