UBC Reports | June 21, 2019

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UBC ranks among the top five per cent of universities in the world

The University of British Columbia is the 51st best university in the world, according to the 2020 QS World University Rankings (QS).

 

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Latest news

 

 

How you lock your smartphone can reveal your age: UBC study

Older smartphone users tend to rely more on their phones’ auto lock feature compared to younger users, a new UBC study has found. They also prefer using PINs over fingerprints to unlock their phones.

 

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UBC study holds promise for novel and safe treatment for Type 2 diabetes

Reducing a specific protein in the fat cells of mice not only prevents onset of Type 2 diabetes but also appears to reverse the disease in the animals, researchers at the University of British Columbia and Sweden’s Karolinska Institute have found.

 

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Opinions

 

 

 

 

The Elusive Green Consumer

UBC Sauder School of Business professors Katherine White and David J. Hardisty, and PhD student Rishad Habib wrote an article for Harvard Business Review about different approaches to encourage sustainable consumption.

 

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Arts and Culture

 

 

 

 

 

Don Giovanni: June 20-23

The UBC Opera Ensemble presents the iconic dark comedy, W.A. Mozart’s “Don Giovanni”. Join us for this unforgettable performance!

 

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Athletics

 

 

 

 

 

 

T-Birds open Rugby 15s season vs defending champion Dinos

Canada West’s rugby 15s schedule was released Tuesday, as the conference prepares for the start of the third decade of women’s rugby action.

 

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