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This machine recycles your 3D-printed mistakes

Bloomberg Businessweek featured a startup created by UBC graduates Alex Kay and Dennon Oosterman. Their innovation, called the ProtoCycler, can convert most post-consumer plastic, like water bottles and coffee cup lids, into raw material […]

The dog training strategies that work on kids

Quartz interviewed Stanley Coren, a UBC professor emeritus of psychology, for a story on the dog training techniques that would work for human children ages two to two-and-a-half. “This works both emotionally […]

Pollution means city walkers and cyclists should watch their speed

Huffington Post featured an interview with Alex Bigazzi, a UBC civil engineering professor, who found exerting too much energy while walking or biking on city streets can increase the amount of airborne pollutants […]

Kinder Morgan boss unsure if humans cause climate change

Simon Donner, a UBC climatology professor, spoke to the Canadian Press after the president of Kinder Morgan said he was not sure if humans cause climate change. Donner said everyone […]

Kamloops battling doctor shortage ‘one step at a time’

CBC reported on initiatives to combat the doctor shortage in Kamloops, including the involvement of UBC medical students. The Royal Inland Hospital in Kamloops has opened a new training facility for […]

Sex, hockey, Donald Trump: Canada’s latest obsession?

CBC quoted Maxwell Cameron, a UBC political science professor, about the reaction that Canadians have to presidential candidate Donald Trump. He said most Canadians fear the repercussions that could accompany […]

Discussing UBC Opera’s The Consul

Nancy Hermiston, the director of the UBC Opera ensemble, was interviewed on CBC’s Early Edition about the production playing at UBC’s Old Auditorium called The Consul. The Consul is set in a European country under totalitarian […]

UBC Dialogues: Why are people afraid of chemicals?

CBC featured a upcoming UBC Dialogues session on the fear of chemicals in our society. The event in the Okanagan will address fears of artificial or chemical food and examine […]

Here comes Santa Ono

BC Business published a profile on Santa Ono who will be officially inaugurated as UBC’s president later in November. Ono has promised to lead the university to create a new strategic plan […]

B.C. moves to set up province-wide earthquake monitoring system

Kent Johansen, a UBC civil engineering research associate, spoke to the Vancouver Sun about the benefits of earthquake early detection. B.C. is moving towards a province-wide earthquake monitoring and early-warning […]

UBC Thunderbirds volleyball success

The Province featured UBC Thunderbirds volleyball player Danielle Brisebois. She made the national senior ’ team in 2014 and played for Canada at the 2015 FISU World University Games. The […]

Remembrance Day events in Vancouver

UBC’s upcoming Remembrance Day ceremony was featured in the Vancouver Courier. UBC has held a ceremony commemorating Remembrance Day since 1951 when the War Memorial gym opened. Faculty, staff, students […]

Mitch McCaw recognized as Canada West All-Star

Castanet highlighted UBC Okanagan Heat soccer goaltender Mitch McCaw, who was named a Canada West All-Star. McCaw, a fourth year management student, finished the year with five shutouts and six […]

Will porn make you less interested in your partner?

The Globe and Mail published a relationship column written by Lori Brotto, a UBC professor of gynecology. Brotto discusses the impacts that watching porn can have on relationships. “Viewing pornography […]

Discussing the Okanagan Charter

Matt Dolf from UBC and Tara Black from SFU were interviewed on Roundhouse Radio about the Okanagan Charter, which presidents from both universities signed this week to make a commitment […]

Audiology, genetic counselling and indigenous graduate studies

Maclean’s mentioned three UBC programs in articles about the benefits of various specialties. Masters’ students at UBC can study audiology, which are generally small programs, and genetic counselling, which is […]

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2017 Community Science Program allocations announced

Proposed research by Joerg Bohlmann, a professor at UBC’s Michael Smith Laboratories, was selected for the 2017 Community Science Program of the U.S. Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute, Science Magazine […]

UBC science could fill Chalk River void

The Times Colonist mentioned UBC’s science department in a story about the closing of the Chalk River nuclear reactor in Ontario, a major medical isotope supplier. An isotope shortage could […]