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UBC Reports | October 28

UBC Reports | October 28

Canada could learn from Germany’s approach to climate change

Canada could learn from Germany’s approach to climate change

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 […]

‘Birds to battle Dinos with playoff lives on the line

‘Birds to battle Dinos with playoff lives on the line

In the final night of the Canada West regular season, the UBC Thunderbirds (3-4) will square off against their bitter rivals the Calgary Dinos (5-2) at Thunderbird Stadium.

Moving UBC from Excellence to Eminence

UBC’s President & Vice-Chancellor, Professor Santa J. Ono shares a video message with UBC alumni.

A wrong direction in the steppe

The Economist interviewed Julian Dierkes, a professor at UBC’s Institute of Asian Research, about Mongolia’s emergency loan request from the International Monetary Fund (IMF). He said it will be easier for the new Mongolian […]

Why you shouldn’t pedal too quickly

UBC research has found that exerting too much energy while walking or biking on city streets can increase the amount of airborne pollutants you inhale, the Daily Mail reported. “The […]

Meet Canada’s nine new senators

MSN reported on the nine Canadians named to the Senate including UBC’s Yuen Pau Woo. Woo is a senior fellow in public policy at UBC’s Asian Institute of Research. Similar stories appeared […]

Psychopathy increases risk of violence in romantic relationships

Science Daily highlighted 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 […]

Vancouver faces contrasts between K to 12 funding and university

The Vancouver Observer published an op-ed by Stephen Petrina and E. Wayne Ross, two professors in UBC’s department of curriculum and pedagogy, about the differences in Vancouver’s educational systems. “The […]

T-Birds set squeeze into Canada West playoffs

The Province featured the UBC Thunderbirds football team ahead of the crucial weekend game that could prolong or end the team’s season. The TBirds must defeat the Calgary Dinos on […]

Maclean’s 2017 Canadian university rankings

The Montreal Gazette featured Maclean’s rankings of Canadian universities. UBC was ranked third in the medical doctoral category. McGill took the top spot for the 12th year in a row, […]

UBC equipped with take-home naloxone kits for students

Students at UBC will have access to the take-home naloxone kits that can help counteract opioid overdoses, Global reported. Nurses will also be available to train students to recognize the signs […]

UBC study finds one-third of B.C. kindergartners vulnerable

The Regina Leader-Post published a Vancouver Sun story highlighting UBC research that found one in three B.C. kindergarten students are vulnerable in at least one area critical to their healthy […]

Province reports highest rate of midwife-assisted births in Canada

The Vancouver Sun mentioned UBC’s midwifery program after a new report found that B.C. has the country’s leading rate in midwife-assisted births. UBC’s program was expanded in 2012, allowing 20 spaces in each […]

Five things to know about surviving Diwali with diabetes

The Vancouver Sun quoted Nadia Khan, a researcher and professor of internal medicine at UBC, for a story on maintaining a healthy diet during the Indian celebration of Diwali. Khan studies […]

An Evening with Richard Dawkins and Matt Dillahunty


Michael Welsh, president, Canadian Bar Association, B.C. branch

Business in Vancouver profiled UBC law school alumnus Michael Welsh. Welsh, the president of the Canadian Bar Association’s B.C. branch, studied philosophy before law school. He went on to work […]

Discussing the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement

Kurt Hübner, director of the Institute for European Studies at UBC, spoke with Sing Tao Daily about the impact of the seven-year deal between Canada and the European Union’s Comprehensive […]

Aiming higher with university buildings

Canadian Architect featured UBC’s mixed-used campus building called Orchard Commons. The space will integrate student residences with academic space and accommodate over 1,000 first-year international and domestic students. It will […]