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Kate and William wow crowds in Kelowna

The royal visit to UBC’s Okanagan campus was featured in various media outlets including the Daily Mail, Daily Mirror, ITV, The Telegraph, USA Today, Vanity Fair, Huffington Post, People, AOL, CBC, […]

UBC researchers devise new weapon in fight against cancer

Global News interviewed UBC researcher Wilfred Jefferies who has helped to develop a new tool in the fight against cancer. Jefferies, a scientist at UBC’s Michael Smith Laboratories, explained how his research has shown […]

What happened when Hillary finally smiled

Quartz spoke with Michael Woodworth, a psychology professor at UBC’s Okanagan campus, for a story on the response to Hillary Clinton’s cheerful demeanour during the recent presidential debate. While Clinton […]

Coast Salish artist creates images of colonialism, greed, pollution

The Unceded Territories exhibition at UBC’s Museum of Anthropology was featured on CBC Radio’s Unreserved. Artist Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun’s retrospective, titled Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun: Unceded Territories, reflects his Coast Salish and […]

Chinese-Canadian agreements on trade, governance

In an interview with Radio Canada, Yves Tiberghien, director of UBC’s Institute of Asian Research, discussed the various agreements reached between Canada and China during the visit of Prime Minister Li Keqiang to […]

Why Trump slowly unraveled during debate

Eric Merkley, a PhD candidate in UBC’s department of political science, was interviewed on Breakfast Television about the first presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. Merkley explained why […]

What’s wrong with buying a right-hand drive vehicle?

The Globe and Mail cited UBC research in a story on using right-hand drive vehicles in Canada. The article reported that ICBC research found right-hand-drive vehicles represent a higher crash […]

Direct-sales business joins list of Vancouver brands going public

The Vancouver Sun interviewed Darrell Kopke, a professor of entrepreneurship and innovation at UBC’s Sauder School of Business, for a story on a local clothing business that is venturing into […]

Steven Galloway’s firing causes donor to rethink gift to UBC

The Globe and Mail reported that a Hollywood producer is rethinking a donation to UBC after the school fired creative writing professor Steven Galloway after an investigation into “serious allegations” against […]

UBC prof works on tool to fight dangerous infections

The Vancouver Sun featured research by UBC microbiologist Bob Hancock that may help doctors deal more effectively with pus-filled lesions known as abscesses. Hancock and his colleagues used a synthetic peptide […]

B.C. economist says Vancouver house prices will keep climbing

The Vancouver Sun spoke to Paul Kershaw, a professor at UBC’s School of Population and Public Health, and Thomas Davidoff, a UBC economist, for a story on continuously climbing housing […]

Posing as a woman willing to exchange sex for rent

Janine Benedet, a law professor at the University of British Columbia, spoke to CTV for a story on men who ask women to pay for rent with sex in Vancouver. […]

Seattle and Vancouver look to create West Coast innovation hub

The Financial Post mentioned UBC in a story about the potential innovation hub of Seattle and Vancouver following the Emerging Cascadia Innovation Corridor Conference held in Vancouver last week. Greg […]

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New ideas on love from the experts

Marina Adshade, a UBC economist, spoke to Elle Canada for an article detailing advice on love from various experts. “Economists measure bargaining power in relationships as the probability that you will […]

Council questioning Calgary’s Olympic bid committee

Tsur Somerville, a professor at UBC’s Sauder School of Business, was interviewed by CTV Calgary for a story on Calgary’s potential bid for the 2026 Olympics. Questions are being raised […]

Federal government approves $11.4-billion B.C. LNG project

BNN reported that the federal government has approved a liquefied natural-gas mega-project in B.C. and quoted George Hoberg, a professor of environmental and natural resource policy at UBC’s Institute for Global Issues. […]

How politicians like Trump use hubris to achieve power

Jessica Tracy, a UBC psychology professor, spoke to Indo-Canadian Voice Online about Donald Trump’s success. Tracy has studied the role of pride in shaping our minds and said this emotion […]

Punjabi community launches aboriginal student fund

Business in Vancouver reported on a new fund for indigenous students to attend UBC. Barj Dhahan, a UBC alumnus, and other Indo-Canadian business owners spearheaded a $400,000 fund in partnership […]