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Real estate agent’s deception prompts ‘double ending’ debate

CBC News reported on the issue of ’double-ending’ after a Vancouver real estate agent was suspended for representing both a buyer and a seller in a deal. UBC economics professor […]

B.C.’s political staffers remain under the microscope

UBC political science professor Max Cameron was interviewed for a CBC News story on allegations against B.C. political staffers. He said the damage of such allegations like fraud and lying […]

Tsawwassen First Nation may get casino, despite addiction risk

CTV News interviewed Luke Clark, a psychologist at UBC’s centre for Gambling Research, for a story on the connection between gambling addiction and casino locations. The Tsawwassen First Nation may […]

Sailboat designed to cross the Atlantic, alone

Global News featured a three-year project by the UBC sailboat team. The team will send the self-driving boat on a trip from Newfoundland to Ireland. “This isn’t for a class project, […]

Homes of the futures: new technology to make life more exciting

A story in the South China Morning Post featured a new technology developed by UBC engineers that could be used in future homes. Researchers found that coating little pieces of glass with very thin layers […]

Astronomers uncover potential new dwarf planet

Daily Mirror reported on a planetary discovery that involved UBC physics and astronomy researcher Brett Gladman. A dwarf planet half the size of Britain was found in the most distant reaches […]

Expert calls pegloticase a powerhouse gout drug

The Philippine Star reported on UBC radiology research for a story on a drug used to treat people with gout. Researchers assessed urate deposits using physical and dual-energy CT evaluation, […]

Beautiful and welcoming Vancouver

The Straits Times featured the UBC Point Grey campus in an article detailing the must-see places in Vancouver. UBC is called a “favourite local experience” with the Rose Garden, Nitobe […]

Vancouver real estate: Cooling mechanisms

The New Yorker featured a proposal by UBC economists to tax vacant homes in an article on the biggest business stories of the week. The UBC economists proposed a 1.5 per cent tax […]

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Half of those depressed in B.C. receive adequate treatment

The Vancouver Sun featured UBC research that found only half of depressed people in B.C. get enough treatment. “In terms of age, the group most at risk was the younger age […]

Teck director’s Chinese government ties raise concerns

The Vancouver Sun quoted UBC’s director of the Institute of Asian Research Yves Tiberghien after a member of China’s National People’s Congress was elected to Teck Resources’ board of directors. […]

Everything you want to know about men’s health

The Vancouver Sun featured an interview with UBC’s School of Nursing professor Dr. John Oliffe. Oliffe discusses many topics including factors that have long influenced men’s diets. “Traditionally guys are […]

Michael Niwinski makes name for himself in poker

Poker News featured UBC psychology graduate Michael Niwinski who is competing in the 2016 World Series of Poker Main Event. “I’m definitely more of a mathematically oriented guy. Every time […]

Feds plan crackdown on Vancouver real estate tax cheats

MSN published a story by The Province citing a UBC study from 2015 on people claiming low incomes while owning million-dollar homes. UBC geographer Dan Hiebert found that some homeowners […]

Could Nice France attacks happen here?

The Vancouver Sun interviewed UBC political scientist Arjun Chowdhury for an article about the attacks in France and suggests that the risk of terrorism is much lower in Canada. “We should […]

Are NYC rats disease ‘sponges’?

Kaylee Byers and Michael Lee, UBC graduate students who study rats and public health, were interviewed for a PBS story on the role of rats in public health. “Effectively, rats […]

Memories of Montreal, and Canada’s first medal

The Toronto Star featured UBC law school alumnus Susan Kelsey who was part of Canadian Olympic history. Kelsey was a member of the swimming medley relay team that became the […]