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Canada could learn from Germany’s approach to climate change

The Vancouver Sun published an op-ed co-written by Kurt Hübner, a European studies professor at UBC, detailing why Canada can model its climate change approach after the German approach. “Rather than […]

Raising kids in Canada’s prisons

Vice quoted Ruth Elwood Martin, the director of the Collaborating Centre for Prison Health and Education at UBC, about raising children in prison after reports that convicted murderer Kelly Ellard is […]

Higher risk of violence in romantic relationships with psychopathy

Asian News International featured research from UBC’s Okanagan campus that found people with higher psychopathic tendencies are more likely to assault their romantic partners. “While we also found that people with psychopathic tendencies […]

Nine new names for the Senate

CBC reported on the nine new people appointed to the Canadian Senate including UBC’s Yuen Pau Woo. Woo is a senior fellow in public policy at UBC’s Asian Institute of Research. […]

Emotionally vulnerable children on the rise in B.C.

CBC highlighted UBC research that found one in three B.C. kindergarten students are vulnerable in at least one area critical to their healthy development. The findings are from the Early […]

Maclean’s University Rankings 2017

Maclean’s released its annual university rankings based on 14 ranking indicators. UBC was ranked third in the medical doctoral category. McGill took the top spot for the 12th year in […]

Climate change could harm predator-prey relationships

CBC featured research by Rebecca Tyson, a professor of mathematics at UBC’s Okanagan campus, about how climate change may lead to the extinction of some species and impact predator-prey relationships. […]

Walking can reduce memory loss in seniors

CBC featured UBC research that found one hour of walking three times a week can help lower seniors’ cognitive impairment. Study author Teresa Liu-Ambrose, director of UBC’s aging, mobility, and […]

National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation

University Affairs mentioned UBC’s Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre in an article about the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation at the University of Manitoba. The UBC centre […]

CRA recovers over $240M from B.C. and Ontario housing audit

Canadian Real Estate Magazine quoted Paul Kershaw, a UBC professor in the school of population and public health, in a story about real estate tax audits. He said the proliferation […]

UBCO students design prototype for alternative shopping cart

Global News featured an alternative shopping cart designed by engineering students at UBC’s Okanagan campus. The final prototype is made of fiberglass, with a rounded top to prevent hoarding and […]

The death of the single-family house in Vancouver

Nathanael Lauster, a UBC sociology professor, was featured in a Vancouver Magazine article on changing housing preferences. “We have moved farther and faster away from the single-family house than any […]

People trying quit smoking don’t always focus on tobacco cessation

Kelowna Daily Courier reported on a UBC study that found half of statements made by smokers during counselling sessions designed to help them stop are not related to quitting the […]

UBC Farm: Can You Dig It?