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UBC program to coach parents of kids with autism

A new program from UBC aims to help parents whose toddlers show signs of autism spectrum disorder, CBC reported. Pat Mirenda, a professor in UBC’s department of educational and counselling […]

Experts urge huge expansion of online therapy for mental illness

Reuters quoted Michael Krausz, a UBC professor of psychiatry, about the need for online therapy as a tool for mental health care. He said online assessments, web-based psychotherapies, and online […]

CKNW Energy Series: Is B.C. warming up to geothermal power?

Erik Eberhardt, a UBC geological engineering professor, spoke to CKNW about geothermal power. He said home heating is where geothermal power is most likely to be used on a domestic […]

New tech spaces at UBC not exclusively for students from B.C.

News 1130 reported on a government plan to increase the number of engineering and science grads from UBC by 250 a year. The plan includes 1000 technology education spaces across […]

Teens who are lazy bones have weaker skeletons: Study

U.S. News & World Report and published a story highlighting UBC research on the implications of inactivity among teens. Leigh Gabel, a UBC PhD candidate in orthopaedics, said inactive […]

Canada 150: George Woodcock helped with Canada’s literature

The Vancouver Sun named writer and former UBC instructor George Woodcock to its list of 150 notable British Columbians. Woodcock founded the journal Canadian Literature in 1959.

More than 9 million Americans consider suicide every year

Sarah Victor, a UBC PhD candidate in psychology, was quoted in a Vox article about suicide. Victor said psychologists aim to be aware of how the wording of questions can […]

Fighting fake news: B.C. prof offers tips in battle against deception

Metro News quoted Ron Darvin, a UBC PhD student in the faculty of education, who is an expert on digital literacy skills. Darvin explained how emotions can shape public opinion […]

Dictionary of Canadianisms a ‘gift’ for nation’s sesquicentennial

Global featured the latest edition of the Dictionary of Canadianisms on Historical Principles, which was edited by Stefan Dollinger, a UBC professor of linguistics. Dollinger took on the project in […]

Check out decked out Ikea stools by UBC students

Metro News reported on design work by UBC forestry students. Students renovated Ikea furniture with industry-grade coating technology as part of a class assignment.

Author Brian Brett criticizes UBC for handling of Galloway case

Canadian author Brian Brett is calling on UBC to apologize for the handling of the Steven Galloway case, the Globe and Mail reported. Galloway was dismissed from his position as […]

25 ways to live forever

Vancouver Magazine quoted B. Brett Finlay, a UBC microbiology professor, for an article about various methods of extending your life expectancy. Finlay said nine of the top 10 causes of […]

Quebec’s social capital deficit stumped academics before Potter waded into debate

The National Post cited a 2009 study by Mélina Longpré, a UBC graduate student, about Quebec’s outlier status on many measures of social capital. Longpré wrote that societies like Quebec […]

Discussing air pollution study

Roundhouse Radio interviewed Michael Brauer, a professor at UBC’s school of population and public health, about how consumer behaviour causes premature death from air pollution. The study found that more […]

For the Record, April 4, 2017

Hubert Wong, a professor at UBC’s school of population and public health, was named one of the new staff members at the provincial health research organization BC Support Unit, Business […]

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Getting spiked for charity

Castanet reported on a charity volleyball match between the UBC Okanagan Heat women’s volleyball team and UBCO’s IT staff. Funds raised from donations at the free event will benefit the […]

Reconciliation Pole installation

Daily Hive reported on the installation of the Reconciliation Pole on UBC campus. The pole was commissioned by the Audain Foundation and UBC, and carved by 7idansuu (Edenshaw), James Hart, […]