Uncontrollable pupils in classroom acting out, frustrated teacher "tearing her hair out".

Stress contagion possible amongst students and teachers: UBC study

UBC researchers have found a potential link between student stress and teacher burnout. Photo: iStock

Canada spends over $400 million on medicine that harms seniors

Canada spends over $400 million on medicine that harms seniors

The study’s authors conclude that the full cost to Canada’s health-care system is closer to $2 billion when hospital visits and other repercussions of inappropriate prescriptions are factored in.

Pauline Voon

PhD candidate Pauline Voon named 2016 Trudeau Scholar

Trudeau scholars are exceptional Canadian students who have distinguished themselves through academic excellence, civic engagement, and a commitment to reaching beyond academic circles.

Jennifer Gardy

Genome sequencing helps determine end of tuberculosis outbreak

Genomics has been used to monitor infectious disease outbreaks before, but this is the first time it’s been possible to declare a complicated outbreak of TB over, said senior author Jennifer Gardy.