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In appreciation of Morley Safer

Peter Klein of UBC’s Global Reporting Centre wrote an op-ed for the Globe and Mail on journalist Morley Safer who passed away Thursday. Safer helped create CBS News and was best […]

Dominic Barton will help draw Canada’s economic future blueprint

A story on CBC News reported on the UBC economics alumnus who has taken the role as chair of Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s council of economic advisers. Dominic Barton travels […]

Victoria realtor laments outrage over his flyers

Tsur Somerville ofUBC’s Sauder School of Business was quoted in a Global News story about the marketing tactics used by a Victoria realtor. The realtor used a flyer saying “Investors […]

What B.C. parents need to know about car seats

Global News reported on a UBC study from the department of emergency medicine that showed the positive impacts of a recent carseat law. A 2008 BC law made booster seats […]

Testing is first step in solving student drinking water issue

A Vancouver Sun article on testing for lead in school’s water quotes Farah Shroff from UBC’s school of public health. A survey of B.C. schools found that more than a […]

Beauty brands embrace light side of skin care

A Vancouver Sun story on the beauty trend of skin brightening quotes UBC dermatologist Dr. Jason K. Rivers. “(Brightening) products are extremely popular, especially among the Asian population,” Rivers said. […]

The sharing economy changes office space as we know it

UBC’s John Madden was interviewed for a Forbes story on the evolving sharing economy and how it will affect our lives. Madden, the director for sustainability and engineering at UBC, […]

B.C.’s Elaho Giant is dead

The Province reported on the death of a centuries-old Douglas fir and quoted UBC forestry professor Sally Aitken. After the famous tree was caught in a wildfire last summer, firefighters […]

Universities struggle to attract professors amid soaring housing prices

The Globe and Mail highlighted university professors’ struggles to find housing close to work, particularly in Vancouver and Toronto. The article mentioned 18 potential new hires at UBC who reportedly […]

Should scientists use kids in allergy research?

An article in Metro News looked into the question of testing children in food challenge studies. Allergy and immunology researchers at UBC’s department of pediatrics gave peanuts to children with […]

UBC research makes key ovarian cancer discoveries

News 1130 reported on a landmark UBC study that reveals how the most malignant ovarian cancer spreads. Dr. Sohrab Shah and his team from the departments of pathology and computer […]

Fentanyl pushes heroin off Vancouver streets

A story in the Globe and Mail focuses on how fentanyl has pushed heroin off Vancouver streets. UBC’s Mark Haden from the school of population and public health was interviewed for […]

National Energy Board requires carbon offsets for pipeline expansion

Business in Vancouver interviewed UBC’s Kevin Hanna for a story on the National Energy Board’s approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. Hanna is the director of UBC’s Centre for […]

10 things to do May 24

The Georgia Straight included an event by the UBC School of Journalism on its list of 10 things to do. The International Reporting Program will launch its documentary project Tuesday […]

Older women more likely to be prescribed inappropriate drugs

The Globe and Mail reported on a UBC study that found older women were more likely to be prescribed inappropriate medications. “Being a woman elevated the risk of receiving these […]

Down on the Farm: Understanding Male Farmers and Mental Health


UBCO to present unique cancer presentation

Kelowna Now reported on an event that will bring a top cancer research specialist to UBCO. On May 27, Dr. Marco Marra will discuss genome analysis, the process of examining DNA […]