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Exercise can help treat cognitive problems in seniors

The Daily Mail featured UBC research that found exercising three times a week may reverse the early stages of dementia. “Studies have shown that exercise can help reduce the risk […]

Listen to music when you work out

Yahoo quoted Kathleen Martin Ginis, a professor of health and exercise sciences at UBC, on the benefits of listening to music while performing high-intensity interval training, or HIIT. “There has […]

Walmart insider says ‘heartbreaking’ amount of food thrown out

Will Valley, a UBC professor in the faculty of land and food systems, was interviewed by CBC for a story on the large amounts of food waste created by Walmart […]

Mediation between UBC and former student fails

The Globe and Mail published a Canadian Press story on a failed mediation between a former UBC student and the university. The mediation is related to the student’s complaint with […]

What we call a carbon tax really taxes petroleum industry

Colin Dormuth, a UBC professor of anesthesiology, pharmacology and therapeutics wrote an op-ed for the National Post about the Canadian carbon tax. “Taxes need to be accurately applied so that […]

Wildfire fight: what can the Okanagan do?

Global BC featured an upcoming lecture by Lori Daniels, a UBC forestry professor, who will discuss how homeowners can protect themselves and their property from wildfire. “We’re crossing the boundaries […]

Technology gives new insight into whale behaviour

Radio Canada featured work by Sarah Fortune, a UBC zoology PhD candidate, for a story on the advantages of drone technology in whale research. Fortune is studying bowhead whales using […]

Smartphone apps let workers get paid in real time

The Vancouver Sun featured an app created by a UBC engineering student. Rish Chaudhary has launched Taski, a service that allows young workers to pick up shifts whenever they need […]

B.C. baseball ‘entering a golden age,’ say officials

The Province quoted Terry McKaig, director of baseball for the UBC Thunderbirds program, in a story about the growth of baseball in B.C. McKaig said $5 million of the necessary […]

Moonlighting helps Vancouverites afford cost of living

Sylvia Fuller, a UBC sociology professor, was quoted in a Metro News story on the phenomenon of Metro Vancouver residents working multiple jobs in order to afford housing costs. “I […]

Prehistoric trees could ‘future-proof’ forests again climate change

Vice interviewed Sally Aitken, a UBC forestry professor about the implications of climate change on Canadian forests. “We’re working on understanding the genetic differences between populations of trees so that […]

Breaking the Cycle: Canada’s Refugee Record on the Global Stage