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Electoral reform

The first-past-the-post system might soon be history in Canada, and UBC political science professor Max Cameron spoke to CBC Early Edition on what comes next. According to Cameron, one of the reasons […]

How commute affects happiness

The Vancouver Sun highlighted a UBC study on how drivers commute and how their decisions on the road affect their mood. The team is looking for drivers who use the […]

Heat exposure deadly in areas of poverty and more concrete

A new UBC study shows residents of low-income areas have greater risk of dying during a heat wave, reports the Vancouver Sun and News 1130. The researchers found that 110 […]

Cracking down on shady real estate practices

An anticipated report on shady real estate practices was the focus of a News 1130 article. Skeptics question whether the report will be effective, but Tsur Somerville with UBC’s Sauder […]

Your teacher’s stress may rub off on you

A new UBC study suggests that stress is contagious in the classroom, reports Teen Vogue. The researchers collected saliva samples from more than 400 elementary students, and found that levels […]

More collisions recorded on B.C. highways with raised speed limits

New transportation ministry data show that collision rates increased in almost half of the 33 highway zones where B.C. raised speed limits two years ago. However, the ministry believes the […]

UBC sex assault suspect rushed to hospital

Global News reported that a man charged in connection with a sexual assault at UBC is in hospital on the day of his scheduled court appearance. The accused was taken […]

Going Public: Building Capacity for Knowledge Translation in Mental Health


China, Russia, Mongolia sign agreement

China, Russia, and Mongolia have signed a long-awaited economic partnership agreement, reports The Diplomat. The article goes on to say that some analysts worry the agreement won’t help Mongolia much, […]