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Canada today: Chinese humour

Christopher Rea, a professor in UBC’s department of Asian studies, was quoted in The New York Times about his recently published a book on Chinese humour. Rea noted that humour is not […]

Are opioid overdose victims getting rescue breathing they need?

CBC interviewed Adam Lund, a doctor in UBC’s department of emergency medicine, for an article on the role of rescue breathing in treating opioid overdose victims. “People might have the […]

Mohamed Fahmy details ‘grim’ imprisonment in new memoir

CBC’s Early Edition featured an interview with Mohamed Fahmy, a journalism professor at UBC whose new book details his time spent wrongfully imprisoned in Egypt. “I survived that because luckily […]

DNA science advances can open Pandora’s box

CBC quoted Judith Daniluk, a UBC counselling psychology professor, for a story on the increasing number of people using DNA databases worldwide to look for relatives. “It’s just fascinating. Many […]

New thinking needed to ease Metro Vancouver housing crisis

Global quoted Thomas Davidoff, a professor at UBC Sauder School of Business, for an article on Vancouver’s housing crisis. “I think what the province needs to do is step up, […]

Consumers question separating calves from mothers

Research by Dan Weary, a UBC professor in the faculty of land and food systems, was featured on the Australia Broadcasting Corporation. Weary conducted a survey and found a gap […]

Ignoring male side of gender gap is not an option

Huffington Post mentioned research by Adam Jones, a UBC political science professor, for an article on the male element of the gender gap. Jones has conducted research suggesting that aboriginal […]

UBC study sheds light on cardiac screening for athletes

The Vancouver Sun highlighted a UBC study on athlete cardiac screening after a former Vancouver Giants hockey player suffered an apparent on-ice heart attack. The UBC study found that sudden […]

Could pipeline protests in Vancouver resemble North Dakota’s?

News 1130 interviewed David Tindall, a UBC sociology professor, about the possibility of a massive protest in Vancouver if the federal government approves the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion. “Depending on […]

Ocean acidification threatens biodiversity in some marine habitats

Metro News featured a UBC study that found ocean acidification could threaten biodiversity for animal species in some marine habitats. “Habitat complexity decreases along with increases of the CO2 gradient. So […]

How science and First Nations oral tradition are converging

A CBC article on the connection between First Nations oral traditions and science mentioned UBC research, which found that First Nations historical accounts will likely vary with each retelling, but the base facts […]

Discussing Trump’s climate stance

George Hoberg, a professor at UBC’s Liu Institute for Global Issues, was interviewed on CBC News Network about the implications of President-elect Donald Trump’s climate policies. “I’m not really sure we know […]

Discussing the horrific train crash in India

Nemkumar Banthia, a UBC civil engineering professor, spoke to CTV National News for a story on the track issues that may have contributed to a train crash in India. “These […]

Power shift for carbon-pricing goals, hydro exports

Business in Vancouver quoted Kathryn Harrison, a UBC political science professor, about how Donald Trump’s climate change stance could complicate things for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. “The election of Donald Trump increases the […]

Okanagan is only apple maggot-free zone in North America

The Times Colonist published a Vancouver Sun story on a website created by a student at UBC’s Okanagan campus that aims to raise awareness about an invasive fruit fly. The […]

Prof hopes event destigmatizes psychedelic drug research

The Saskatoon Star Phoenix mentioned research by Mark Haden, a professor at UBC’s school of population and public health. Haden has researched how MDMA, commonly called ecstasy, can be one […]

Authors withdraw their names from open letter regarding Galloway

Media outlets continued their coverage of the controversy around an open letter criticizing UBC’s handling of the Steven Galloway case: Quill and Quire ran a story on the authors who […]

UBCO hosts portfolio day for artists and prospective students

Kelowna Now reported on Portfolio Day, hosted by the Visual Arts program at UBC’s Okanagan campus. Prospective applicants to the bachelor of fine arts program and artists in the community […]