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International climate targets good for global fisheries: B.C. researchers

A new study from the Nippon Foundation – UBC Nereus Program about the impact of international climate targets on global fisheries was covered by the Canadian Press. The study finds […]

iHeal program helps women who have left an abusive relationship

Colleen Varcoe, a UBC professor of nursing, appeared on Roundhouse Radio to talk about iHeal, a nurse-led primary health care intervention for women who have left abusive relationships.

Imperial Oil, BP in Limbo After Canada Freezes Arctic Drilling

UBC law and political science professor Michael Byers was quoted in a Bloomberg story about Arctic exploration licenses after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced a ban on Arctic drilling. Byers notes […]

What It’s Like to Be Forced to Take Anti-Psychotic Drugs

Michael Krausz, a doctor and psychiatry researcher at UBC was quoted in a Vice story about involuntary mental health treatments in B.C. Krausz explained that in most cases of involuntary […]

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Housing experts slam B.C.’s homeowner loans

UBC Sauder School of Business professor Tom Davidoff and Vancouver School of Economics professor Joshua Gottlieb were featured in a Canadian Press story about the homebuyers loan program. Both Davidoff and […]

UBCO receives over a million dollars in federal funding

Kelowna Now reports that UBC Okanagan has received over $1 million in federal grant funding through the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) for an array of social, […]

Keyes to suit up for hometown Heat

Kelowna Capital News reports that Owen Keyes, a KSS Owls forward who helped the Owls reach the B.C. high school boys 4A basketball championship last March, will be joining the […]

GW Graham football stars join university sports heavyweights

The Chilliwack Progress reported that reigning B.C. High School Offensive Player of the Year Gabe Olivares will be joining the UBC Thunderbirds in 2017.

Softwood war, beetle battle, loggers laid low: 8 things that mattered in forestry

UBC’s 53-metre high Brock Commons was included in a Business in Vancouver list of “8 things that mattered in forestry” in 2016. The article noted that Brock Commons put B.C. […]

B.C.’s new first-time homebuyer loans are a bad idea

UBC professors Tom Davidoff, Josh Gordon and Joshua Gottlieb penned an op-ed in the Vancouver Sun, arguing that the recently announced homebuyer loans program was counterproductive and ignored basic economics. […]

B.C. government not saying if Home Owner Grant qualifications will change

UBC accounting professor Kin Lo was quoted in a CBC exploring whether or not the threshold for the homeowner’s grant would rise from $1.2 million despite the assessed values of […]

Metro Vancouver municipal sick pay programs cost $90 million — business group

Mark Thompson, a professor emeritus of UBC’s Sauder School of Business, was quoted in a Province story about Metro Vancouver’s municipal sick pay programs. While the Canadian Federation of Independent Business […]

Shortest day of the year has some feeling blue

UBC psychiatry professor Raymond Lam spoke to CKNW about how the shortest day of the year, Dec. 21, can affect our brains. “Some people find it harder to do that […]

Senior realizes life-long dream, leads orchestra through O Canada

The life-long dream of a UBC alumnus came true after he was invited to conduct the UBC student orchestra through a performance of O Canada, CBC’s The National reports. Peter Louw, […]

Education as a business leads to poor learning conditions

Kelowna Capital News featured a study by UBC Okanagan researchers that found that developing education as a business can lead to over-worked faculty and poorly-trained students.

Politics of education

Castanet reported on the findings of a UBC Okanagan study which found that politics plays a big role in the classroom. Catherine Broom, an assistant professor in UBC Okanagan’s faculty […]

Does being wealthy make you more charitable?

UBC PhD candidate Ashley Whillans penned an op-ed that appeared in The Conversation and SFGate about her new research on what inspires individuals to donate. Whillans’ research suggests that tailoring messages to fit […]

Exercise may save you from dementia, according to new research

Bicycling magazine interviewed Teresa Liu-Ambrose, associate professor at the Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health at UBC about her recent study on how exercise may be able ward off dementia.