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Proven ways to deal with seasonal affective disorder

Today on NBC cited UBC research about seasonal depression. Research from UBC Hospital has proven that light therapy can be effective at combating seasonal depression. The research found that one option […]

Mysteries of dreamless sleep come to light

Yahoo U.K. featured dream research from Evan Thompson, a UBC philosophy professor. The researchers suggest that people experience various states within dreamless sleep and that people have conscious experiences throughout […]

Finding hope after the death of sustainability

Work on sustainable design by Ray Cole, a UBC architecture professor, was featured in Architect Magazine. Cole’s 2015 article “Understanding Regenerative Design” claimed that a building cannot be sustainable on […]

Brain scans could predict response to psychotherapy

Science Daily featured UBC research that found brain imaging scans could provide useful information on the response to psychotherapy in patients with depression or anxiety. Particular “neuroimaging markers” may help […]

From farm to field, coach Blake Nill has brought the harvest

Blake Nill, the head coach of last season’s Vanier Cup champion UBC Thunderbirds, was featured in a Vancouver Sun article. The football TBirds played in Canada West’s Hardy Cup conference […]

Anonymous donor indigenous works

An indigenous art collection valued at about $7 million is being given to UBC’s Museum of Anthropology by an anonymous donor, various media outlets reported. The collection includes more than […]

Vancouverites learning to love life with less living space

The Globe and Mail featured research by Nathanael Lauster, a UBC sociology professor, for a story on the ways people in Vancouver make the best of the little living space […]

iPad apps can teach kids just as well as human instructors

Work on interactive forms of media by Susan Birch, a UBC psychology professor, was featured on CBC (segment starts at 17:15). Birch’s latest study found that young children can learn equally […]

B.C. teachers’ Supreme Court of Canada win

Charles Ungerleider, a UBC professor emeritus of educational studies, was interviewed on CBC’s BC Almanac after B.C. teachers won a landmark decision in the Supreme Court of Canada on labour […]

The power of pride

Jessica Tracy, a UBC psychology professor, discussed her new book “Take Pride” in an interview with Global. Tracy and colleagues research the role of human emotions and the connection between […]

Late Laval goal a dagger to national repeat

The Province highlighted the UBC women’s soccer team loss to Laval in the national women’s final. Lea Chastenay Joseph, a fifth-year striker for Laval scored the go-ahead goal giving her team […]

Leadership series: UBC President Dr. Santa J. Ono

CKNW 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 […]

UBC student invents new method of detecting contaminated food

Yaxi Hu, a UBC PhD candidate, has won the Mitacs Award for Outstanding Innovation for her method of detecting contaminated food, the Vancouver Sun reported. Hu works with nuclear magnetic […]

What Hong Kong’s ‘watershed’ moment means

Yves Tiberghien, director of UBC’s Institute of Asian Research, spoke with the Vancouver Sun after two “localist” legislators changed an oath they took, swore allegiance to the “Hong Kong nation” […]

Staying fit at school

24 Hours Vancouver mentioned fitness options at UBC for a story on staying active while at school. The article reported that UBC Recreation offers various drop-in activities including dance, martial […]

Discussing trade implications under President Trump

Ljiljana Biukovic, a UBC law professor, discussed Canada’s free trade agreement with the European Union on Roundhouse Radio. She discussed investor-state dispute mechanisms and some of the concerns around CETA’s […]

Website provides info about invasive fruit fly

The Kelowna Daily Courier reported on a new website created by a student at UBC’s Okanagan campus that aims to raise awareness about an invasive fruit fly. The apple maggot […]

Trump’s win leaves plenty for Canada to worry about

The Kelowna Daily Courier quoted Thomas Heilke, a political science professor at UBC’s Okanagan campus, for a story on the implications of a Trump presidency on Canada. Heilke said Trump’s […]

UBCO series discussion on B.C. colonial settlement

Pauline Terbasket and Mariel Belanger will be the featured speakers at the upcoming UBC Okanagan AlterKnowledge Discussion Series
 Kelowna Capital News reported. This discussion will examine the contemporary responsibilities of citizens […]