Science

Science

An illustration of wildlife and plants living by a seawall

Protection from floods and rising seas requires a collaborative relationship with nature.

An illustration of trees growing out of skyscrapers

UBC scientists take a leaf from nature’s book.

Sea life swimming near coral reef

The research team found that more diverse coral communities were most resilient.

A nurse giving a shot to a patient.

Dr. Horacio Bach discusses vaccination against the latest variants of SARS-CoV-2. 

Scientist in protective body suit tests wastewater at outdoor treatment facility

Wastewater surveillance involves testing sewage to obtain data about population health.

Grizzly bear walks on a logging road in B.C. forest

Researchers have created the first global map of animal movement between protected areas.

Tick on bumpy surface

A campus project could become a blueprint for predicting insect activity.

Poke bowl

UBC researchers examined 362 Vancouver restaurant menus from 1880 to 2021.

Vancouver campus aerial photo

It's about to change the future.

Two scientists handle sheet of bioplastic

Two UBC ventures are working on solutions to eliminate plastic waste.