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UBC Reports | March 24

UBC Reports | March 24

UBC rugby star cuts it off for the kids

UBC rugby star cuts it off for the kids

UBC Rugby scrum half Cole Keffer has always had long blonde locks, but that will change Sunday in support of a good cause.

FNHA and UBC establish chair to prevent cancer

The First Nations Health Authority and UBC have created a faculty position dedicated to improving cancer outcomes and overall wellness.

Why Morneau got cold feet over ridding Canada of tax credits

Why Morneau got cold feet over ridding Canada of tax credits

Why Morneau got cold feet over ridding Canada of tax credits The Globe and Mail published an op-ed about tax credits by Kevin Milligan, a professor at UBC’s Vancouver School […]

Canada 150: Douglas Coupland defined a generation

The Vancouver Sun named Douglas Coupland to its list of 150 notable British Columbians. Coupland, a celebrated author and artist, holds an honorary degree from UBC.

Inactive teenagers develop lazy bones that can break more easily

Various media outlets featured UBC research that found inactive teens risk permanent negative effects on their bone health. Heather McKay, a UBC orthopedics professor, said more than one-third of the adult […]

Helmet safety testing

Research by Peter Cripton, a UBC mechanical engineering professor was featured on Daily Planet. Cripton worked on a machine that can test helmets in a way that is more representative […]

MOA at UBC’s Amazonia surveys ancient region at risk

The Georgia Straight highlighted an exhibit at UBC’s Museum of Anthropology. Amazonia: The Rights of Nature looks at the impacts of resource exploitation and industrial agriculture on Indigenous peoples. The […]

Complaint filed after judge comments about hearing sex assault trial

Various media outlets reported on a complaint filed with the Canadian Judicial Council against a B.C. judge who allegedly made comments about the length of a sex assault case. Benjamin Perrin, […]

Great schools defend faculty. What’s McGill’s excuse?

Michael Byers, the Canada Research Chair in global politics and international law at UBC, wrote an op-ed for the Globe and Mail after the director of McGill Institute for the […]

Why Morneau got cold feet over ridding Canada of tax credits

The Globe and Mail published an op-ed about tax credits by Kevin Milligan, a professor at UBC’s Vancouver School of Economics. He suggested several structural solutions involving tax measures.

Margolese prize winner wants homelessness no more

The Tyee reported on an event honouring Sylvie McAdam, the co-founder of the Idle No More Indigenous advocacy movement and the winner of the 2016 Margolese National Design for Living Prize. […]

The young left behind

The Toronto Sun quoted Paul Kershaw, a professor at UBC’s school of population and public health, about the federal budget. He wrote that Canadians age 65 and older will benefit […]

Kaufmanis goes out a champion

The Richmond News highlighted UBC Thunderbirds volleyball player Juliana Kaufmanis. The forestry major is a member of UBC’s national championship team.

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Vancouver, we need a lighter shade of green

The Tyee published an op-ed by Patrick M. Condon, the chair of the Master of Urban Design program at UBC’s school of architecture and landscape architecture. He wrote that Vancouver […]

Budget highlights innovation, skills, no new funds for basic research

University Affairs quoted Alejandro Adem, a UBC mathematics professor and CEO and scientific director of non-profit organization Mitacs about new funding for the non-profit.

How skyrocketing GTA rents left woman an ’emotional mess’

CBC Toronto quoted Paul Kershaw, a UBC professor at the school of population and public health and the founder of advocacy group Generation Squeeze, for a story about the emotional […]