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Canadian literary world divides over sex charges against novelist

The Guardian reported on the division in the Canadian literary community following an open letter from more than 80 Canadian authors defending former UBC creative writing professor Steven Galloway. The main […]

Heat women get second win, prep for UBC

The Kelowna Capital News reported on the UBCO Heat women’s basketball team which came out of the weekend with one win and one loss. The Heat have a season record of […]

FortisBC complains as city phases out fossil fuels

The Vancouver Sun quoted Martin Ordonez, a UBC electrical and computer engineering professor and the Canada Research Chair for power converters for renewable energy systems. Vancouver is aiming to phase out the use […]

Ottawa urged to reject retirement home bid by Chinese group

Michael Byers, the Canada Research Chair in Global Politics and International Law at UBC, spoke to the Globe and Mail after a Beijing-based insurer with a questionable ownership structure is […]

New app crowdsources reports of B.C. environmental abuses

The Globe and Mail reported on an app created by the spatial information for community engagement lab at UBC’s Okanagan campus. The app, which is the result of a collaboration […]

6.4% rent increase in Metro Vancouver is highest ever recorded

Metro News cited research by Thomas Davidoff, a UBC Sauder School of Business professor, after Metro Vancouver’s steepest rent rise in history was tracked by Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation. The survey […]

Industry watchers question Shaw’s Freedom Mobile strategy

The Financial Post published an article featuring an interview with Marc-David L. Seidel, a UBC Sauder School of Business professor. Seidel said the restricted launch of a new high-speed wireless […]

Trudeau’s six unanswered questions on Kinder Morgan expansion

The Tyee quoted Kathryn Harrison, a UBC political science professor, in an article about the federal government’s ministerial panel report on the Trans Mountain Expansion Project proposed by Kinder Morgan. […]

Innovation bootcamps for B.C. contractors set to roll out

The Journal of Commerce quoted Jennifer Sanguinetti, UBC’s director of project services, for a story about leadership training programs for construction associations. At one seminar Sanguinetti will discuss how to […]

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Pro-life display at UBCO postponed

The Kelowna Daily Courier reported on the postponement of a pro-life display at UBC’s Okanagan campus. Some students said the graphic images of aborted fetuses were unsettling and would take […]

Ex-big pharma executive behind OxyContin sells medical marijuana

BBC mentioned UBC research that found marijuana use can help kick addiction. Zach Walsh, a psychology professor at UBC’s Okanagan campus, discovered that cannabis can be especially helpful for those suffering […]

SFU to reduce investments’ carbon footprint, side-steps divestment

CBC mentioned UBC in a story about the decision by Simon Fraser University to reduce the carbon footprint of its investment portfolio. Many of Canada’s biggest universities, including UBC, Dalhousie, McGill, […]

Women share their best and worst fitness advice

Women’s Health Magazine featured UBC psychology research for an article about the best and worst fitness advice. The 2013 study found that when people were told that certain things, including foods, are specifically […]

Science World aims to help develop tots’ brains with new gallery

CBC featured the upcoming Wonder gallery at Science World that will be designed with guidance from experts at UBC. The gallery is targeted towards children aged five and under, and […]

Fears maverick Trump to build second wall to brick up Canada

Keith Head, a UBC Sauder School of Business professor, was quoted in the Daily Star about how Canada’s trade agreement with the United States could be affected under President-elect Donald […]

Dogs have a better memory than you think

Work on dog intelligence by Stanley Coren, a UBC professor emeritus of psychology, was featured in a Global story about the complexity of a dog’s memory. According to Coren, the […]

All she wants for Christmas is cherry blossom funding

The Vancouver Sun mentioned a book by Doug Justice, curator of collections at UBC’s Botanical Garden, in an article about the Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival. Justice’s book, called Ornamental Cherries […]

Boiling mad over Canada’s water crisis

The Vancouver Sun mentioned work by William Rees, a UBC professor emeritus in the school of community and regional planning, for a story about Canada’s water crisis. Rees argued that […]

Softwood trade war could last years

News 1130 interviewed Harry Nelson, a professor in UBC’s faculty of forestry, for an article about the softwood lumber trade war. “If you look at what led to the last softwood lumber […]