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Cruise ship voyage through Arctic rekindles rows

The Guardian cited an op-ed by Michael Byers, a UBC professor and Canada Research Chair in Global Politics and International Law, for a story on the recent decision to sail the […]

Taking sports to the extreme

The New York Times featured a UBC kinesiology study for a story on the popularity of extreme sports. The study authors said the participants said they felt strong, healthy and fit. Other benefits from […]

A simple trick could make your attention span surge

The Daily Express featured a psychology study including UBC research for an article on how to increase your attention span in our fast-paced society. The study found people were more […]

Fred Roots: Canada’s ‘greatest living explorer’

The Ottawa Citizen featured an interview with a UBC alumnus who has been called Canada’s greatest living explorer. Fred Roots studied geological engineering at UBC and at age 94, returned […]

IOC bans GIFs from Rio, internet reacts poorly

CBC quoted Elicia Salzburg, a UBC professor at the Sauder School of Business, for a story on the ban of animated GIFs using Olympic material. The International Olympic Committee decided […]

Death to the single family home for a more livable Vancouver

CBC highlighted work by Nathan Lauster, a UBC sociology professor, who says single-family homes are overrated and harmful to the health of Vancouver. When land is used up for one […]

Summer on the Mall


Former UBC pitcher helps in unusual double play

The Province reported on former UBC Thunderbirds baseball player Alex Webb who received international attention for starting a strange double play that took over social media on Friday. Webb plays […]

Defending Canada’s ‘slipping’ sovereignty

The Vancouver Sun cited UBC law professor Joel Bakan, and UBC political scientist emeritus Philip Resnick, for a story on the idea that sovereignty is declining in Canada. Bakan, creator […]

Clinton looks more trustworthy than Trump

Stephen Porter, a UBC psychology professor and PhD candidate Alysha Baker, spoke to Healthline about their research on perceived trustworthiness and how it applies to the U.S. presidential candidates. The […]

Hummingbird research at UBC

Montecristo Magazine featured research by Doug Altshuler, a UBC zoologist, on the physiology of hummingbird flight. Altshuler is working on a study focusing on the role that vision plays in […]

Liberals not necessarily advantaged by ranked ballot system

The Globe and Mail published a Canadian Press story quoting Kenneth Carty, a UBC political science professor emeritus, on the possibility of an electoral system of ranked ballots. “My best […]

Women To Watch: Kristin Garn

Kelowna Capital News featured a Kelowna education technology startup that is used in employee training at UBC. The company’s software allows anyone to create their own mobile learning apps. The […]

Canada’s top court to weigh in on extradition in slaying case

The Globe and Mail interviewed Nicole Barrett, a law professor and director of UBC’s International Justice and Human Rights Clinic, for a story on a young B.C. woman slain in […]

How a 30-something couple got rich and retired

CBC interviewed Tsur Somerville, the director of UBC’s Centre for Urban Economics and Real Estate, for a story on the “Millennial Revolution” movement. The founders of the site encourage young […]

Why renters in the city are getting priced out

BNN interviewed Thomas Davidoff, a UBC economics professor, on the issues in Vancouver’s rental market. He said the foreign ownership tax will not necessarily cool the rental market because high […]