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15 years later feds still fail to address deadly problem

Forbes quoted Frank Navin, a UBC engineering professor emeritus, in a story about seat-back failures in cars. “There is no reason on God’s green earth that we cannot design against […]

What happens in Vegas doesn’t stay in Vegas

The Montreal Gazette quoted Catherine Winstanley, a UBC psychology professor, for a story about the distractions present in casinos and how it compares to how our brains react to smartphone […]

Canadian literary world divides over sex charges against novelist

The Guardian reported on the division in the Canadian literary community following an open letter from more than 80 Canadian authors defending former UBC creative writing professor Steven Galloway. The main […]

Heat women get second win, prep for UBC

The Kelowna Capital News reported on the UBCO Heat women’s basketball team which came out of the weekend with one win and one loss. The Heat have a season record of […]

FortisBC complains as city phases out fossil fuels

The Vancouver Sun quoted Martin Ordonez, a UBC electrical and computer engineering professor and the Canada Research Chair for power converters for renewable energy systems. Vancouver is aiming to phase out the use […]

Ottawa urged to reject retirement home bid by Chinese group

Michael Byers, the Canada Research Chair in Global Politics and International Law at UBC, spoke to the Globe and Mail after a Beijing-based insurer with a questionable ownership structure is […]

New app crowdsources reports of B.C. environmental abuses

The Globe and Mail reported on an app created by the spatial information for community engagement lab at UBC’s Okanagan campus. The app, which is the result of a collaboration […]

6.4% rent increase in Metro Vancouver is highest ever recorded

Metro News cited research by Thomas Davidoff, a UBC Sauder School of Business professor, after Metro Vancouver’s steepest rent rise in history was tracked by Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation. The survey […]

Industry watchers question Shaw’s Freedom Mobile strategy

The Financial Post published an article featuring an interview with Marc-David L. Seidel, a UBC Sauder School of Business professor. Seidel said the restricted launch of a new high-speed wireless […]

Transgender candidate Morgane Oger makes history in Vancouver-False Creek

The Vancouver Sun reported on Morgane Oger, a UBC alumna who became the first transgender person to be nominated by a major Canadian political party as a candidate at any […]

Trudeau’s six unanswered questions on Kinder Morgan expansion

The Tyee quoted Kathryn Harrison, a UBC political science professor, in an article about the federal government’s ministerial panel report on the Trans Mountain Expansion Project proposed by Kinder Morgan. […]

Innovation bootcamps for B.C. contractors set to roll out

The Journal of Commerce quoted Jennifer Sanguinetti, UBC’s director of project services, for a story about leadership training programs for construction associations. At one seminar Sanguinetti will discuss how to […]

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Pro-life display at UBCO postponed

The Kelowna Daily Courier reported on the postponement of a pro-life display at UBC’s Okanagan campus. Some students said the graphic images of aborted fetuses were unsettling and would take […]