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Scientists investigate fumaroles atop dormant volcano

The Vancouver Sun highlighted work by UBC volcanologist Kelly Russell atop a dormant volcano near Pemberton that is expected to explode one day. Russell and Glyn Williams-Jones from Simon Fraser University visited Mount […]

The disproportionate stress plaguing American teachers

The Atlantic cited UBC research for a story on unrealistic standards expected of teachers. Researchers at UBC’s School of Population and Public Health collected saliva samples from several hundred students in […]

Global fisheries will lose $10B a year to climate change

Forbes cited a study from UBC’s Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries that revealed how climate change will gut the global fishing industry by $10 billion per year within a […]

Student slams racist response to UBC assault

Adam Casey, the UBC student who came to the rescue of a fellow student who was being assaulted, said he doesn’t consider himself a hero and doesn’t want to be […]

How farms treat animals is a hard sell for consumers

A study from UBC’s Animal Welfare Program was featured in the Huffington Post. The study involved taking 50 people on a tour of a dairy farm considered “good” by industry […]

Trees have feelings and make friends with each other

Metro U.K. highlighted research from UBC forestry professor Suzanne Simard that views the forest as a social network underground as well as above ground. Simard coined the term “wood wide web” and […]

Xenophobia is cost of affordable housing in Vancouver

Fusion interviewed Thomas Davidoff, a UBC economics professor, for a story on the link between Vancouver’s unaffordable housing market and xenophobia. The foreign buyers tax is contributing to an unexpected […]

Why we must ban food advertising to children

UBC pediatrics professor Tom Warshawski co-wrote an op-ed for the Ottawa Citizen about the need to ban food advertising to children. Warshawski wrote the article with Mary Lewis, the Heart and […]

Poll show Quebecers more concerned about oil industry impact

UBC sociologist David Tindall was quoted on CBC’s Early Edition about a poll examining attitudes towards the Canadian oil industry. The Angus Reid poll, conducted along with CBC, found 37 per […]

Densifying Vancouver housing for the young generation

Metro News quoted two UBC professors for an article on the need for housing density to accommodate young people. Sociology professor Nathanael Lauster said zoning for density is the only solution. […]

Private vs. public less of an issue than quality residential care

The Vancouver Sun published an op-ed by Margaret McGregor, a professor with UBC’s Department of Family Practice, and research associate Lisa Ronald. “We reviewed the link between ownership and care quality in […]

UBCO research on unhappy psychopaths

Castanet featured research from UBC’s Okanagan campus that examined the connection between psychopathy and an unhappy life. The study by UBCO psychology professor Mark Holder assessed the well-being of 450 […]

TedX speaker talking at UBCO for Gratitude Month event

Kelowna Now highlighted a free event at UBC’s Okanagan campus featuring several psychology and social work professors. Mark Holder, a psychology professor who has spoken at TedX and Judy Gillespie, […]

Bing Thom left mark in Vancouver, around the world

The Toronto Star reported on the passing of prominent Vancouver architect and UBC alumnus Bing Thom. Leslie Van Duzer, a UBC professor of architecture, said Thom was a private person, […]

Climate change, development pose danger to St. Lawrence River

The Montreal Gazette quoted William Rees, a professor emeritus at UBC’s School of Community and Regional Planning, who spoke at the AquaHacking 2016 Summit. The annual conference brings together several hundred water experts, technological experts, […]

VRCA celebrates 28th annual Awards of Excellence

Journal of Commerce reported that Bird Construction won the Vancouver Regional Construction Association Award of Excellence for its work at UBC. The company took home the General Contractor over $45 million award […]

Audit delay a savvy political move

Jason Ellis, a UBC education professor, spoke with iNews 880 about Education Minister Mike Bernier’s decision to delay an audit of the Vancouver School Board The audit will be delayed by […]

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