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UBC expert on transportation ministry study of B.C. speed limits

The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure announced today the results of a study on higher speed limits. UBC transportation expert Tarek Sayed, who has conducted a safety analysis of speed […]

Demand for driver’s licences falling among B.C.’s young people

The Province analyzed ICBC data and found that fewer young people between ages 19 and 21 are choosing to drive, citing increased restrictions and environmental concerns. Affordability may be a […]

UBC’s new leader spearheads tech commercialization

UBC’s new president Santa Ono was the focus of a new Business in Vancouver article. Ono, who comes from a similar role at University of Cincinnati, officially starts at UBC […]

Anti-free trade goes mainstream

British voters’ decision in the Brexit referendum could affect other free trade pacts like the Trans-Pacific Partnership, according to a Business in Vancouver article that quoted two UBC experts. James […]

Stress is contagious in the classroom

Teacher burnout may affect students’ stress levels too, according to a new UBC study reported in TIME and other media outlets. The researchers found that when teachers experienced burnout, their […]

Wood buildings reaching higher

A new Globe and Mail article highlighted Ontario’s growing use of wood for structural components in buildings. UBC’s 18-storey student residence was mentioned. The building is being constructed as a hybrid of […]

Is Vancouver in the midst of a real estate bubble?

Real estate speculation and affordability was the topic of a Daily Hive article. As long as foreign investors are drawn to Vancouver, demand and prices will continue to rise, according […]

Cooking Essentials Series: The Basics and Beyond

UBCO working with SD 23 on coding curriculum for fall

The faculty at UBC’s Okanagan campus are working with tech entrepreneurs and school district educators to bring more applied design and technologies into classrooms by next school year, reports Kelowna […]

How to give your older kid more freedom

A new City TV article discussed the benefits of unstructured play and giving children independence. Whether a child is ready for this level of freedom depends on the child, the […]