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UBC Reports | December 8

UBC Reports | December 8

Future birth options should be discussed sooner after C-section

British Columbia has the highest repeat C-section rates in Canada, with just 33 per cent of women eligible for VBACs between 2012 and 2013 attempting a vaginal birth.

A day of ‘Blue and Gold’ at the BC Sports Hall of Fame

A day of ‘Blue and Gold’ at the BC Sports Hall of Fame

Wednesday was a very ‘Blue and Gold’ day at the BC Sports Hall of Fame. Four inductees of the Class of 2017 were UBC Thunderbirds.

Head transplant an unjustified ghoulish human experiment

Head transplant an unjustified ghoulish human experiment

Head transplant an unjustified ghoulish human experiment The Vancouver Sun published an op-ed about head transplants by Judy Illes, a UBC professor of neurology, and researchers at the UBC National […]

Super-you: You have a superstitious mind – to protect you

Ara Norenzayan, a UBC psychologist, spoke to New Scientist for an article examining our beliefs in the supernatural. “There are some core intuitions that make supernatural belief easy for our […]

Secret to sustainable development might be right before our eyes

Business Insider mentioned UBC’s Brock Commons in an article about the sustainable elements of using wood for building skyscrapers. Brock Commons stands 18 stories tall and is scheduled to be completed in […]

New moms moving toward pumped milk in a bottle

Science Daily featured research from UBC’s Okanagan campus that examined infant feeding practices of mothers living in Hong Kong. “Breastfeeding is the unequalled method for feeding infants,” said Marie Tarrant, […]

Eleven fitness trends that need to die in 2017

MSN published a Cosmopolitan story that highlighted exercise research from UBC’s Okanagan campus. The study that found beginners who started high-intensity interval training workouts while listening to music enjoyed it […]

A pipeline primer comparing B.C.’s north and south coasts

Kevin Hanna, director of the UBC Centre for Environmental Assessment Research, spoke to the Globe and Mail for a story comparing pipelines in two regions of B.C. Hanna said that […]

Dave Sidoo thanks his dad for his achievements in life

The Vancouver Sun highlighted former UBC football player Dave Sidoo who won the B.C. Sports Hall of Fame’s W.A.C. Bennett Award. Sidoo was honoured for his contributions to the sporting […]

Discussing Canadian electoral reform

Maxwell Cameron, a UBC political science professor, was interviewed on CBC’s BC Almanac about Canadian electoral reform. A new online survey launched by the Liberal government aims to start a […]

Cam Morris wants his voice heard, UBC recruit leads Knights

The Vancouver Sun featured UBC Thunderbirds basketball prospect Cam Morris. The 6-foot-6 multi-positional player currently represents Burnaby’s St. Thomas More Collegiate Knights. He recently committed to a five-year collegiate career […]

Cut from a different cloth

The Globe and Mail featured the exhibition “Layers of Influence: Unfolding Cloth Across Cultures” at UBC’s Museum of Anthropology. “We wear clothing for warmth or protection from the sun, but […]

More B.C. women choosing to have C-sections, UBC study finds

CBC highlighted a UBC study that found more women in B.C. are choosing to have repeat Caesarean sections. The study also discovered that the province has the highest rate of repeat […]

Drug use strong predictor for postpartum mental health problems

Medical Xpress featured research from UBC and North Carolina State University that found a woman’s history of drug use can help predict whether she will suffer from stress and anxiety […]

Flower arranging inspires ‘artificial brains’ for cancer treatment

Tech Times featured work by Christian Naus, the Canada Research Chair in Gap Junctions and Neurological Disorders at UBC. Naus and his team worked with a bioprinting company, taking a […]

Fogo Island Dialogues: Islands, Sovereignty and Decolonial Futures