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Astronomers spot signs of weird quantum distortion in space

Science Magazine and Daily Mail featured a prediction about quantum distortion made by Jeremy Heyl, a UBC astrophysicist. Heyl and Nir Shaviv, an astrophysicist at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, predicted that […]

One part of Vancouver can avoid the new real estate vacancy tax

Business Inside U.K. cited research by Andy Yan, a professor at UBC’s school of community and regional planning, for an article on homes located on University Endowment Lands that are exempt […]

Jobs for teenagers might be subject to new restrictions

The Globe and Mail interviewed Marc-David Seidel, a UBC Sauder School of Business professor, about potential new restrictions in New Brunswick on the age and time teens can work. Seidel co-authored a 2014 study examining how […]

B.C. universities following different revenue playbooks

Business in Vancouver featured UBC’s football program and its promotion efforts, comparing the program to the one at Simon Fraser University. David Sidoo, a mining and oil and gas entrepreneur […]

Joy Johnson, vice-president of research, Simon Fraser University

Business in Vancouver featured Joy Johnson, a UBC alumna who is now the vice-president of research at Simon Fraser University. Johnson, who hails from Saskatchewan, graduated from UBC’s nursing program […]

Foreign buyers eye Victoria properties in wake of Vancouver tax

The Globe and Mail interviewed Thomas Davidoff, a UBC Sauder School of Business professor, about increasing foreign home ownership in Victoria after Vancouver introduced a foreign buyers tax. “The surge […]

Minister vows to scrutinize Anbang deal

The Globe and Mail interviewed James Brander, a UBC Sauder School of Business professor, after a Beijing-based insurer with a questionable ownership structure is looking for approval to buy a […]

Why you may not want to grow your own legal pot

Global highlighted research on the benefits of medical marijuana from UBC’s Okanagan campus. The study found that medical cannabis should play a role in treating mental illness, including addiction. “For […]

UBC experts comment on Trans Mountain pipeline approval

UBC experts were interviewed in a number of media outlets following the federal approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. The Trans Mountain pipeline may not have the social license […]

Does birth control really cause depression?

Chatelaine quoted two UBC professors for a story on the possible link between birth control and depression. The article reported that a causal connection has not been sufficiently proven. “Every […]

Damaged digits don’t stop Morgan from joining hoop elite

The Province featured UBC Thunderbirds’ fourth-year basketball forward Conor Morgan. Morgan leads undefeated UBC into its final two games against the UBC Okanagan Heat before the Canada West’s winter break. […]

Fighting the urban parasite

Nathanael Lauster, a UBC sociology professor and author of the book The Life and Death of the Single-Family House: Lessons from Vancouver on Building a Livable City, was interviewed for […]

Daily reminders to increase calcium intake are effective

Medical Xpress highlighted research by Mary Jung, a professor of health and exercise sciences at UBC’s Okanagan campus. Jung completed a nationwide study with more than 730 Canadians who were […]

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