Research Spotlights

27 Jun 2017

Your child’s sleep problems may be making you depressed and unsure of your parenting skills, says a new paper by UBC sleep expert and nursing professor Wendy Hall. The good news is you can turn the situation around. In this Q&A, she...

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18 May 2017


What is a “good” death? A quick and painless one, most people would probably say.  

But a recent study suggests that a substantial number of nursing home residents live the final six months of their lives in...

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08 May 2017


In honour of the gathering happening at UBC this week to discuss the newest developments in 3D bioprinting, Vikramaditya Yadav, a UBC chemical and biological engineering professor, answered some questions about how 3D...

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04 Apr 2017


UBC researchers have developed a simple water treatment process that may make high-quality drinking water more accessible to resource-strapped communities.

Many cities produce potable water by filtering raw water...

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05 Oct 2016

A rural village in India has a better connection to the world, thanks to an innovative UBC-developed road design that resists heavy rains, intense heat and poor drainage, according to UBC civil engineering professor Nemy Banthia, who...

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