Chinese New Year Get-Together with Dumplings, Fun, and UBC APSC Alumni!

| Spotlight

We are a group of international friends, whose friendship began 2 years ago within the UBC Master of Health Leadership and Policy (MHLP) and Master of Engineering Leadership (MEL) 2022 cohort. After graduation, we became family and friends that have…

Dim Sum with UBC Nursing Alumni

| Spotlight

Gathering with old friends is like finding a treasure trove of memories. Recently, I had the absolute pleasure of reuniting with three of my nursing pals and their partners for a long-overdue catch-up over dim sum. As we settled around a cozy table…

New survey reveals the stark reality for B.C's nonbinary youth. Politics is making it worse

The Province | | Media coverage

Nursing professor Dr. Elizabeth Saewyc commented on a survey which found that nonbinary youth reported far more bad health outcomes, compared to youth who identify as male or female. 

Welcome to the Valley of the Creepy AI Dolls

WIRED | | Media coverage

Nursing professor Dr. Lillian Hung said a lot of work needs to be done to ensure that social robots have safe and ethical conversations with older people. 

First Nations life expectancy has plummeted. How to change that

The Tyee | | Media coverage

Tania Dick, Indigenous nursing lead at UBC’s School of Nursing, said that Indigenous Peoples are still trying to work their way through the trauma of residential schools, but society at large isn’t helping them do that. 

From research to real-world impact: Meet four UBC Applied Science women inspiring inclusion

| Announcement

Architects and landscape architects. Community and regional planners. Engineers. Nurses. This International Women’s Day (IWD), we celebrate the achievements and contributions of women within UBC Applied Science.

If any issue requires a 'whole-of-society' response, it’s gender-based violence

The Hamilton Spectator | | Media coverage

Nursing professor Dr. Vicky Bungay was quoted in an op-ed about the need for government action against gender-based violence. 

Research Excellence Clusters funded in 2024/25

UBC Research + Innovation | | Media coverage

Ten research excellence clusters led by Applied Science researchers will be supported through UBC's Research Excellence Clusters initiative in 2024/25.

How AI social robots could support people living with dementia and their care providers

Beyond | | Media coverage

At UBC’s Innovation in Dementia and Aging (IDEA) Lab, headed by Dr. Lillian Hung, researchers consult with the tech industry to develop more equitable technology, bridging the gap between developers and people living with dementia, their families…

B.C. teens trying cannabis, alcohol or tobacco at lowest rate in 30 years, study finds

The Globe and Mail (subscription) | | Media coverage

Nursing professor Dr. Elizabeth Saewyc commented on young people trying cannabis. 

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