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UBC keeper looks to add to T-Birds’ 13 national titles

The Province featured Chad Bush, a goalkeeper for the UBC’s men’s soccer team. The history major was recently named to U Sports’ prestigious Top 8 Academic All-Canadian list and said he […]

Excuse the pumpkin spice latte but it’s fall outside

The Toronto Star cited a study co-written by Lisa Jordan Powell, a UBC postdoctoral researcher in the faculty of land and food systems, about the link between class and pumpkins. “Even […]

Why you should listen to music while working out

The New York Times featured UBC research that explains the benefits of listening to music while performing high-intensity interval training, or HIIT. Study participants learned a gruelling form of HIIT, hoping […]

Why does fall foliage turn so red and fiery?

The New York Times quoted Robert Guy, a professor of forestry at UBC, about the impact of the autumn sun on leaf colour. “Protection from bright light (and probably UV […]

Exploring the effects of testosterone

Richard Wassersug, a urologic sciences professor at UBC, was interviewed by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation for a story on the impacts of testosterone. Wassersug is an expert on the effects […]

These are the zombies you need to worry about

Vice featured an ongoing UBC seminar on the threat of real-life zombies. “While preparing for the rise of the undead is a little over the top, new diseases are emerging all […]

MP wants to make birth control free

Vice cited a study by researchers at UBC, the University of Toronto, McGill University, and Laval University for an article about a proposed motion in Canadian parliament regarding birth control. […]

Psychopaths could be changed by the power of love

Quartz featured psychology research from UBC’s Okanagan campus that examined if psychopaths can lead satisfying love lives, and if love and happiness are relevant to them. Study authors Mark Holder, a professor who specializes in […]

Moms and babies ‘actually do very well’ together in prison

Following reports that convicted murderer Kelly Ellard is pregnant in prison, CBC interviewed Amy Salmon, a researcher with UBC’s centre for health evaluation outcome sciences. Salmon said babies and mothers […]

More emergency training needed for dentists doing sedation

Michael Dare, a professor in UBC’s faculty of dentistry spoke to CBC about the dangers of allowing a dentist to administer a general anesthetic and also perform a surgical procedure. […]

Parkinson’s app brings together gaming and health care

CBC highlighted an app co-created by Martin McKeown, the director of UBC’s Pacific Parkinson’s Research Centre. The app, called CognitiaPD, is part of a large-scale Parkinson’s study that will assemble […]

Stunning drone footage of bowhead whales

Global BC featured drone footage of bowhead whales used in research by Sarah Fortune, a UBC zoology PhD candidate. “Using this new drone technology is something that has allowed us […]

Trophy-hunting may increase cougar-human conflict

Kristine Teichman, a biology PhD candidate at UBC’s Okanagan campus, was quoted in a Vancouver Sun article about the impacts of cougar trophy-hunting. Researchers from UBCO, the University of Victoria, […]

Christian Louboutin talks shoes structure and freedom

The Vancouver Sun reported that internationally-renowned shoe designer Christian Louboutin visited UBC’s Museum of Anthropology while he was in Vancouver for an event at Nordstrom. “I had always wanted to go to […]

First woman to receive B.C. Law Society lifetime achievement award

Constance Isherwood, a UBC law school alumna, was featured in a CBC article about her upcoming lifetime achievement award. Isherwood, 96, is British Columbia’s oldest practicing lawyer and is the […]

Ontario won’t adopt B.C.’s foreign buyers tax

CKNW interviewed Thomas Davidoff, a professor at UBC’s Sauder School of Business, after it was reported that Ontario will not implement a foreign buyers tax like B.C. Davidoff says the […]

Canada falling far behind on marine conservation

The Hill Times interviewed Rashid Sumaila, the director of UBC’s fisheries economics research unit, about the challenges with marine conservation in Canada. Sumaila said the Arctic is where Canada’s marine […]

Fantasizing about food may limit the amount you reach for

Yann Cornil, a professor at UBC’s Sauder School of Business, was interviewed on CFAX about the link between enjoying food and portion size. Cornil and colleagues found people chose smaller portions […]