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National carbon price a landmark move by federal government

James Tansey, a professor at UBC’s Sauder School of Business, spoke to CBC’s Early Edition about the federal plan to put a national price on carbon. “I think it’s a landmark […]

Teen arrested following assault at UBC dorm

Various media outlets reported yesterday that charges have been laid after a UBC student allegedly attacked another student Tuesday. The suspect has been charged with attempted murder, aggravated assault and […]

The power of pride

Jessica Tracy, a UBC psychology professor and the author of the book Take Pride, spoke to KERA Public Radio about the types of pride and the associated intricacies. “When people […]

Sex assault panelists ‘disappointed’ about draft policy timing

Metro News spoke to Sarah Hunt, a UBC professor of First Nations and Indigenous Studies, and Sara-Jane Finlay, UBC’s Vice President of Equity and Inclusion, for an article on the […]

Single mother faces daunting reality of Vancouver house search

UBC sociology professor Nathanael Lauster spoke to Metro News about the struggles vulnerable people face as they search for housing in Metro Vancouver. A 2011 study co-authored by Lauster discovered that single […]

Should we let them eat dirt?

Psychology Today featured a book by UBC microbiology professor Brett Finlay and University of Calgary scientist Marie-Claire Arrieta. The researchers have published a book focusing on the benefits of exposing […]

Comparing post-secondary executive pay at top B.C. schools

Business in Vancouver reported on enrolment and compensation for executives at B.C.’s largest post-secondary institutions. The data showed that enrolment was up for the five largest schools in B.C. but […]

How minimal living brings maximum happiness

Huffington Post U.K. quoted Elizabeth Dunn, a UBC psychology professor, for an article on the ways minimal living contributes to happiness. In her research, Dunn found that people who donate to charity […]

How to spot and deal with an adult bully

Vice U.K. featured an interview with UBC psychologist Sandra Robinson for a story on how to identify and deal with adult bullying. “Research shows that [ostracism] is extremely detrimental to […]

Can childhood trauma shorten your life?

Eli Puterman, a UBC kinesiology professor and co-author of a study on the connection between aging and trauma, spoke to CTV’s Your Morning. Puterman explained that telomeres protect chromosomes from unravelling, […]

Can trees adapt to climate change?

Sally Aitken, a UBC professor of Forest and Conservation Sciences was quoted in a Radio Canada story about her research on trees adapting to climate change. She found that the lodgepole […]

UBC’s CDL-West accelerator program

BC Business featured the new CDL-West accelerator program at UBC’s Sauder School of Business. The program is Western Canada’s version of the Creative Destruction Lab based at University of Toronto’s Rotman […]

Hydro reservoirs produce more emissions than we thought

DeSmog Canada mentioned a report by UBC for an article on the impacts of hydro reservoir emissions. The June 2016 report found the greenhouse gas impacts of the Site C […]

Fentanyl crisis highlights uncomfortable truth about drug culture

UBC was mentioned in a Vancouver Courier article on the complications of dealing with drug culture and the associated stigmas. The article mentioned the recent Vancouver Sun report that no free […]

The Nest at UBC provides inspiring space for students

Journal of Commerce featured The Nest, UBC’s innovative student union building. The project used 83 per cent recycled steel, has solar-powered cooling, solar water heaters, an in-vessel composting facility and […]

Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun’s Unceded Territory receives award

A companion piece that serves as part book and part catalogue to the Unceded Territory exhibition at UBC’s Museum of Anthropology won The Vancouver Book award, the Vancouver Courier reported. First Nations artist Lawrence […]

UBCO students aim to prevent depression using gratitude

The Kelowna Daily Courier reported on three students at UBC’s Okanagan campus who are getting involved with elementary schools in Kelowna to stop depression before it starts. Fourth-year nursing students […]

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