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High prices mean entry-level homeowners can’t upgrade

Global News included UBC research in a story about homeowners’ inability to upgrade from entry-level homes in Vancouver and Toronto. UBC policy professor Paul Kershaw’s Generation Squeeze campaign found that […]

Chemistry prof wins research award

UBC chemistry professor Allan Bertram was awarded the CIC 2016 Environment Division Research and Development DIMA Award, the Guardian reported in an op-ed. The award is given for notable contributions to research […]

10 rules for teaching children about money

A story on the Guardian focusing on how to teach children about money includes research by UBC psychology professor Elizabeth Dunn. Dunn’s research found that spending money on experiences leads to […]

Great gardens to visit here this summer

The UBC Botanical Garden was featured in a Vancouver Sun story about top-rated Metro Vancouver gardens to visit with your family over the summer. The Asian Garden, Physic Garden and […]

Business with China sparks Mandarin learning in B.C.

UBC Mandarin instructor Jenny Lu was interviewed for a Vancouver Sun article on the increase in business-driven language learners in B.C. “When we start a class, we always ask people […]

UBC team wins prize for device that helps people “see” sound

CKNW reported on four UBC students who won 25,000 euros at the Ericsson Innovation Awards in Stockholm for Sound Vision, a software application that turns 3D spatial information into sounds and could help visually-impaired people navigate […]

Why isn’t government helping cool the housing market?

UBC business professor Tom Davidoff was quoted in a News 1130 story about the reason the government will not step in to cool the Vancouver housing market. According to Davidoff, the […]

In defence of provincial exams and content-driven curriculum

 The Huffington Post published a story on the changes to the B.C. school curriculum that include fewer provincial exams. The author favours provincial exams and presents his argument in response to the […]

Pipeline offsets could help fund GHG reductions in B.C.

A Business in Vancouver story quoted UBC professor Hadi Dowlatabadi on the National Energy Board’s conditions for the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. Dowlatabadi is a professor at the Institute for Resources, Environment and […]

UBC undergrad discovers four new ‘planet candidates’

A story on CTV News reported on exciting planetary discoveries by 22-year-old UBC student Michelle Kunimoto. Kunimoto began studying data from the Kepler space telescope for her physics and astronomy course work […]

UBC’s Gay wins NAIA national steeplechase title

The Province reported on UBC steeplechase athlete John Gay who won a gold medal at the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics championship meet. Gay’s win gave the UBC Thunderbirds their […]

Discussing Metro Vancouver transit expansion

Patrick Condon, a UBC landscape architecture professor, was interviewed for a segment on Roundhouse Radio about funding options for Metro Vancouver transit expansion. “My argument on streetcars and trams has […]

Students win 25,000 euros at international tech competition

CBC News reported on four UBC students won 25,000 euros at the Ericsson Innovation Awards in Stockholm for Sound Vision, a software application that turns 3D spatial information into sounds. In the future SoundVision may be […]

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B.C. real estate companies join Clark on Asia trade mission

UBC experts Tsur Somerville and Tom Davidoff weighed in on reports criticizing the participation of real estate companies in Premier Clark’s Asia trade mission. “It’s bad optics,” UBC business professor Tsur Somerville told CBC News. “At a […]

Experts react to B.C. provincial exam changes

Following the announcement that B.C. students will write fewer provincial exams, UBC education experts were interviewed for various media outlets. “I think it is about time they made some changes […]

Mother and son graduate from UBC together

CTV News reported on mother-son duo Randy and Jocelyne Robinson who both graduated from UBC this week. Randy graduated with a law degree and Jocelyne graduated with a PhD in education. Both are […]

Writer who witnessed China’s cultural revolution dies at 104

Christopher Rea, an associate professor of modern Chinese literature at UBC, was quoted in a New York Times obituary for the respected writer Yang Jiang who wrote about China’s cultural […]