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Terroir trouble: B.C. vineyards harm soil quality

The Vancouver Sun reported on a UBCO study by Miranda Hart, professor of biology, and biology PhD candidate Taylor Holland. “Soil biodiversity may be an important part of terroir, which […]

E-cigarette use among teens is climbing, require federal regulations

City News reported on the climbing e-cigarette use among teens and quoted Dr. Elizabeth Saewyc, UBC school of nursing professor. “People are looking at e-cigarettes and thinking it’s steam, it’s […]

Vancouver players among eSports elite

Metro News featured the UBC eSports Association for an article on the success of virtual gamers in Vancouver. “We started out as the StarCraft club in November of 2010 with […]

Turkey’s Erdogan uses FaceTime to thwart military coup

UBC journalism school director Alfred Hermida was interviewed for the Globe and Mail’s story on the use of social media in a national crisis. Turkey’s president used FaceTime in the […]

Jail program gives moms a new start, helps babies develop

Maclean’s published a Canadian Press story on a mother-child program in jails and interviewed Dr. Ruth Elwood Martin, director of UBC’s Collaborating Centre for Prison Health and Education. Mother-child units give […]

Housing crisis driving away families will hurt employment

UBC economist Tom Davidoff was interviewed for a News 1130 article on the consequences of the housing crisis in Vancouver, particularly the issue of filling jobs as the city becomes […]

Outstanding in the Field to host dinner at UBC Farm

A table-to-farm series dinner event at the UBC Farm was featured in the Georgia Straight. The gourmet meal will include dishes created by Nomad’s chef, Ryan Reed. The event takes […]

Vancouver’s vacancy tax and impact-spending loans

Tom Davidoff, an economist at UBC’s Sauder School of Business, spoke on Roundhouse Radio about Vancouver’s vacancy tax, which recently got the go-ahead from the province. “We have very low property taxes […]

Racial biases can be changed in older kids

Kelowna Now featured research by UBC psychology graduate student Antonya Gonzalez that found racial bias can be changed in older children. “Institutional and systematic forms of racism continue to be […]