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Mother-son Indigenous duo to graduate UBC together

CBC News reported on mother-son duo Randy and Jocelyne Robinson who will both graduate from UBC this week. Randy will graduate with a law degree and Jocelyne will graduate with a PhD […]

Vancouver’s ‘freak show’ property market

BBC News interviewed UBC geographer David Ley and UBC economist Thomas Davidoff for a radio story on the unaffordable nature of Vancouver’s real estate market. Ley spoke about the influence of […]

Note to Swiss: Basic income plans have a basic flaw

An article on Bloomberg Markets highlights research by UBC economist Kevin Milligan in advance of the upcoming Swiss vote on universal basic income. Milligan found that it’s unlikely any basic […]

Ottawa moves on with Site C dam amid academic opposition

An article in the Globe and Mail focuses on two UBC professors who urged Ottawa to revisit the cabinet order approving the Site C dam project. Karen Bakker holds a Canada […]

Fort McMurray smoke impedes soccer association

An article on CBC News about the cancellation of minor sports in For McMurray includes an interview with UBC atmospheric science professor Douw Steyn. “The fine particles are ash and […]

Breaking down the Brexit vote

Yves Tiberghien, the director of the Institute of Asian Research at UBC did an interview for the Early Edition on CBC News regarding the Brexit vote in the United Kingdom. […]

Lucky $888,888 price tag targets Chinese home buyers

A CBC News article on the trend of targeting Chinese homebuyers using the lucky number eight includes research from UBC economics professor Nicole Fortin. In a 2012 study, Fortin calculated that Vancouver […]

Chris Catliff BlueShore Financial president & CEO

Business in Vancouver profiled UBC alumnus Chris Catliff, now the CEO of credit union Blueshore Financial. He has also served as president of Vancity Enterprises and president and CEO at North […]

Vancouver housing crisis ‘Code Red’ for young people

CTV News reported on a video campaign by Paul Kershaw a professor at UBC’s school of population and public health. The “Code Red” campaign by the campaign Generation Squeeze features […]

Getting medical information from Wikipedia isn’t always bad

An article on The Conversation about the changing attitudes towards using Wikipedia for medical information was co-authored by UBC emergency medicine professor James Heilman. “The Wikiversity Journal of Medicine follows […]

Most B.C. residents think their government is an oligarchy

UBC political scientist Maxwell A. Cameron wrote an op-ed for the National Post about a recent poll showing British Columbians believe elections can be bought and why he says this […]

UBC health research gains $27 million from province

The Vancouver Sun reported on a $27 million grant that will go towards studies on childhood diabetes, genome sequencing, cancer treatment and brain imaging among others at UBC. Funds from the […]

Two more Island athletes bound for Rio

Beach volleyball player Jamie Broder, a former UBC Thunderbird, was featured in the Times Colonist as one of the athletes most likely to represent Canada at the Rio Olympics. The […]

Base cannabis use warnings on scientific evidence

A letter from UBC’s Stephanie Lake of the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS and UBC medicine professor M-J Milloy was published in the Vancouver Sun in response to an […]

Lawyers launch free women’s legal clinic in B.C.

Metro News reported on the Rise Women’s Legal Centre, a free legal clinic that is a partnership between UBC’s Allard School of Law and West Coast Legal Education and Action […]

Workshop tackles climate change skepticism

Kelowna Capital News reported on a workshop and panel discussion on climate change skeptics hosted by UBCO sustainability professor Greg Garrad. Garrard is hosting the event along with the UBCO […]