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Why it’s worth it for Canada to talk to the Russian bear

Michael Byers, the Canada Research Chair in Global Politics and International Law at UBC, wrote an op-ed for the Globe and Mail about Canada’s shift in foreign policy in dealing directly with Russia […]

What tweets say about our health

Jennifer L. Black, a professor in UBC’s faculty of land and food systems, spoke to Reuters about a recent study suggesting that social media can help researchers understand people’s lifestyles. […]

Experts reveal hidden health benefits of artificial light

The Daily Mail featured UBC research in an article about the benefits of exposure to artificial light. The UBC study exposed 122 depressed patients to 30 minutes of bright light […]

UBC goalie called up by Canucks reported on a UBC hockey goaltender who signed a one-day NHL contract when he suited up for the Vancouver Canucks as an emergency backup goalie. Matt Hewitt, a fourth-year […]

Seniors with hip fractures fare better in large teaching hospitals

UPI reported on UBC research that found hip fracture deaths are higher in small and medium-sized hospitals. The study found that for every 1000 patients admitted to hospital with hip […]

Scientists identify bacteria linked to acid produced at mining sites featured research from UBC’s Okanagan campus that that may improve mining operations. “Mining waste is an environmental concern in many parts of the world and currently costs a great deal […]

Mortgage stress test gets Poloz off the hook on interest hike

CBC quoted UBC’s Sauder School of Business professor Thomas Davidoff for a story about the changing mortgage rules in Canada. “If you’re worried that housing prices are too high, the single rate that […]

Abortion pill dispensed by only doctors could hinder access

CBC reported on the availability of the abortion pill mifepristone in Canada, and featured a commentary written by two UBC professors. Wendy Norman, a professor at UBC’s school of population and public […]

British Columbia university profiles to help you choose

The Globe and Mail featured UBC in an article profiling post-secondary institutions in B.C. The article reported that UBC students have an average entrance GPA of 88 per cent and […]

U.S. presidential campaign offers a study in leadership styles

Jessica Tracy, a UBC psychology professor, spoke to the Globe and Mail about the role of status hierarchies in reference to the U.S. presidential election. In previous research, Tracy and […]

Liberals bask in sun, a year after voters took leap of faith

Huffington Post published a Canadian Press story on the Trudeau government one year after the last federal election, and quoted UBC political science professor emeritus Philip Resnick. He said it […]

Silicon Valley North: How Vancouver’s tech scene is evolving

Huffington Post mentioned UBC in an article on the expanding technology sector in Vancouver. The article reported that UBC was recently named the number two technology school in Canada and […]

It’s a whale of a dirty job

The Province mentioned UBC’s Beaty Biodiversity Museum and quoted UBC’s marine mammal research director Andrew Trites for a story on Mike deRoos who assembles whale bones and installs them in […]

Big brands tap B.C. company’s ‘game-changing’ tech

Business in Vancouver spoke to David Hardisty, an assistant professor of marketing and behavioural science at UBC’s Sauder School of Business, about the benefits of rewards programs. “It’s especially good […]

New blood test could replace cancer screening methods

Metro News reported on technology developed by Boreal Genomics at UBC that could make cancer screening more effective and less painful. A pilot project, called the Cancer DNA Screening Pilot […]

The future is cities so can countries adapt?

The Tyee featured Andrew Martin, a master’s student at UBC’s school of community and regional planning, who is one of 15 students from the school chosen as part of Canada’s […]

Sixers announce updates to basketball operations staff highlighted UBC alumnus Alex Rucker, who was recently name vice president of analytics and strategy for the Philadelphia 76ers basketball team. Rucker received a bachelor of commerce degree from […]