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Red hot ‘Birds open playoffs in Calgary

Red hot ‘Birds open playoffs in Calgary

The UBC Thunderbirds are riding some serious momentum into this weekend’s Canada West quarter-final against the Calgary Dinos as the best-of-three series kicks off Friday.

Open Kitchen at Orchard Commons

Open Kitchen serves up to 3,000 meals every day to hungry UBC students, staff and campus visitors.

Canada doesn’t deserve its reputation as a defence laggard

Canada doesn’t deserve its reputation as a defence laggard

Canada doesn’t deserve its reputation as a defence laggard Michael Byers, the Canada Research Chair in global politics and international law at UBC, wrote a Globe and Mail op-ed about […]

Canada doesn’t deserve its reputation as a defence laggard

Michael Byers, the Canada Research Chair in global politics and international law at UBC, wrote a Globe and Mail op-ed about Canada’s national defence spending. Byers wrote that next steps for […]

Monkeys, dogs judge humans on how they treat others

Kiley Hamlin, a UBC psychology professor, was mentioned in a Daily Mail article about a study that found dogs and capuchin monkeys prefer people who help others. Hamlin said the […]

These wall colors make you happiest, according to Deepak Chopra

Business Insider mentioned research from the UBC Sauder School of Business in a story about how colours affect our emotions. UBC researchers found that blue shades promote communication, trust, and […]

Mice genetically modified to stop cocaine addiction

The Times of India featured UBC’s genetically engineered mice that could resist cocaine addiction due to manipulation of brain proteins. Shernaz Bamji, a professor in UBC’s department of cellular and physiological sciences […]

How to hack your telomeres to slow aging and live longer

Shape Magazine quoted Eli Puterman, a UBC kinesiology professor, for an article about telomeres, which are proteins that protect human chromosomes from damage. Puterman said that exercise increases levels of […]

B.C. home sales levels ‘back to normal’

Thomas Davidoff, a UBC Sauder School of Business professor, was interviewed on CBC’s B.C. Almanac about historic average home sales across B.C. in January. He said it is too soon to assess the impact of the […]

Tiny magnetic implant could offer drug alternative for patients

CTV reported on a magnetic drug implant created at UBC that could provide an alternative for patients struggling with numerous pills or intravenous injections. Ali Shademani, a UBC biomedical engineering PhD student, created […]

High-speed rail linking Portland, Seattle, Vancouver?

Global quoted Patrick Condon, a professor at UBC’s school of architecture and landscape architecture, about the possibility of high-speed rail travel between Vancouver and Seattle. Condon said the existing track […]

Some pricy Vancouver neighbourhoods lost hundreds of residents

Nathanael Lauster, a UBC sociology professor, spoke to Metro News about census data that shows a drop in the number of residents in certain west side Vancouver neighbourhoods. According to […]

Study shows Canada lags behind other nations on timely access

Steve Morgan, a professor at UBC’s school of population and public health, was quoted in a Globe and Mail story about Canadian health care issues. Morgan said an international survey he worked on found […]

IOF Seminar: Global Atlas of Marine Fisheries

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Many Canadians too cash-strapped to raise children

Paul Kershaw, a professor at UBC’s school of population and public health, spoke to the Globe and Mail about the high cost of raising children in Canada. He said while […]

FE&A adds emphasis to local events

Pique Magazine mentioned Serge Guibaut, a UBC art history professor emeritus, who will be a panel member during an upcoming event at the Audain Art Museum.

Symposium in Kelowna, Penticton looks at saving First Nation languages

The Kelowna Daily Courier reported on a symposium that aims to protect B.C.’s 34 endangered First Nation languages. Jeannette Armstrong, Canada Research Chair in indigenous philosophy and professor of Indigenous studies at […]