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UBC Reports | November 3

UBC Reports | November 3

Professor Santa Ono speaks at Hot Lunch

On September 28, 2016, Professor Santa Ono spoke with UBC staff at Hot Lunch – a monthly networking event at the university.

Six Thunderbirds named to Canada West All-Star team

Six Thunderbirds named to Canada West All-Star team

Six players from the UBC Thunderbirds were named Canada West All-Stars.

Love or money? Economics of online dating

Time Magazine published a Reuters story quoting Marina Adshade, a lecturer at UBC’s School of Economics, about the relationship between money and love. “Dating markets don’t have currency, so they depend […]

Saving African elephants may be worth the cost

Inside Science highlighted research by Robin Naidoo, a UBC professor at the institute for resources, environment and sustainability, that found the added income from elephant tourists in Africa is greater […]

Deborah Campbell among Writers’ Trust Award winners

CTV highlighted Deborah Campbell, a UBC creative writing instructor, who won the Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Nonfiction for “A Disappearance in Damascus: A Story of Friendship and Survival in […]

Why we can’t but should look away from violent video

MSN published a CBC story quoting Jennifer Shapka, a UBC professor in the department of educational and counselling psychology, after footage of an Abbotsford school stabbing circulated online. She discussed […]

Chinese investors turn their attention to B.C.’s tech sector

MSN published a Vancouver Sun story quoting Tony Bi, a UBC chemical and biological engineering professor, after several Vancouver-based technology funding initiatives featuring Chinese investors met to discuss linking China’s market […]

Morneau confirms Liberals seeking to eliminate more tax credits

The Globe and Mail reported on a tax credits advisory panel that includes Kevin Milligan, a UBC economist. Milligan is one of seven members on the advisory panel. Though he […]

B.C. court rules in favour of Trinity Western University law school

Margot Young, a professor at UBC’s Allard School of Law, spoke to the Globe and Mail after five B.C. Court of Appeal judges said the law society was wrong to […]

Students aren’t happy about a Canlit star’s defence of fired prof

Vice reported on a UBC student who questioned the response of a UBC alumna who defended Steven Galloway, a former UBC creative writing professor.

Climate change affecting predator-prey balance

Radio Canada highlighted research by Rebecca Tyson, a professor of mathematics at UBC’s Okanagan campus, which focused on the link between climate change and the extinction of some species. Tyson […]

UBC kicks off Movember 2016

CBC featured UBC’s Shave Down initiative, which marked the beginning of Movember, the men’s health awareness charity month. The event raises awareness for prostate cancer, testicular cancer, fitness, as well […]

Discussing marijuana legalization

CBC interviewed Werner Antweiler, a professor at UBC’s Sauder School of Business, about how profitable it could be for the provincial government to legalize marijuana. He noted that the price […]

Children’s sleep problems

CBC Early Edition interviewed Wendy Hall, a UBC professor in the school of nursing, about a sleep-improvement program for parents of children with sleep problems. “We have very busy lives and […]

B.C. announces first step in B.C. earthquake warning system

CBC mentioned UBC’s earthquake program in a story about the push for a province-wide earthquake early warning system. B.C. has issued a formal request for expressions of interest on an […]

UBC sleep clinic expanding through $3.8-million project

John Fleetham, co-director of the UBC Hospital Sleep Disorders Program, spoke to Global about the expansion of the UBC sleep clinic. He said 40 per cent of Canadians will suffer […]

Rise women’s legal clinic helped 175 clients in first five months

Metro News featured a legal clinic staffed by UBC law students and their professional mentors. The recently formed legal clinic for lower-income women has served roughly 175 women for free […]

UBC Opera: The Consul