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Is Canada’s national security now for sale?

Is Canada’s national security now for sale? The Trudeau government is not listening to the advice of Canada’s security agencies, argues Michael Byers, Canada Research Chair in Global Politics and […]

Grand Rounds: More Than Just Numbers

Grand Rounds: More Than Just Numbers Friday, March 3, 2017 9:00 a.m. – 10 a.m. Michael Smith Laboratories, Room 102 ‘More than just numbers: hearing from the real experts in […]

Video: Untangling the mysteries of love

In her new book, UBC philosopher Carrie Jenkins explores the biological and societal origins of that most human of emotions: Love.

UBC looks to break tie with Calgary

UBC looks to break tie with Calgary

This weekend will be instrumental to Canada West playoff positioning, as the 13-3 UBC Thunderbirds visit the 13-3 Calgary Dinos on Friday & Saturday.

UBC app pushes people to walk for dementia research and health

CBC highlighted an app developed at UBC that will help with health research. “Walk 10 Blocks” encourages adults to walk about a kilometre per day. When users register on the […]

UBC researcher says bobcat sightings on the rise in the Okanagan

CBC quoted UBCO biology masters student TJ Gooliaff after multiple bobcat and cougar sightings in the Okanagan Valley in the past few weeks. Gooliaff, who studies bobcats, said residents of […]

Is time travel possible? Yes, but you might get ‘spaghettified’

CBC interviewed UBC astrophysicist Jaymie Matthews about the concept of time travel. He said travelling through a wormhole includes the possibility of connecting to other dimensions in space and times […]

Drug prevention approach in schools targets personality traits

Marvin Krank, a psychology professor at UBC’s Okanagan campus, spoke to Global about a program that teaches kids how to manage personality traits that could put them at a higher […]

Sex is painful for 1 in 10 women

Global cited an interview with Wendy Hall, a UBC nursing professor, for a story about a new British study that found one in 10 women always experience pain during sex. Hall […]

Seeds of Alzheimer’s may be planted in the womb, UBC study

The Daily Mail featured UBC research that found a link between vitamin A deficiency early in childhood development and Alzheimer’s later in life. Weihong Song, the Canada Research Chair in Alzheimer’s disease at […]

Modular housing, artificial intelligence recognized at STEM awards

UBC engineering student Ryan Hirakida won a STEM Spotlight Award, the Vancouver Sun reported. Hirakida took the top spot in the transportation category by envisioning a region-wide intelligent transportation system […]

Trump threatens to undo NAFTA’s auto alley

Bloomberg cited a paper co-authored by Keith Head, a UBC Sauder School of Business professor, for a story on Donald Trump’s intentions regarding NAFTA. Head and Thierry Mayer, an economist […]

Business group opts to rent space at Vancouver Trump hotel

Various media outlets quoted Matilde Bombardini, a UBC economics professor, after a talk she had booked switched venues to the Trump hotel due to a leak at the original venue. Bombardini […]

Canada 150: Michael Audain among benefactors of visual arts

Michael Audain, a UBC alumnus and philanthropist, was named to the Vancouver Sun’s list of 150 notable British Columbians. Audain led UBC’s student protests against nuclear arms and joined the Freedom […]

Why can’t I buy a house with a yard?

The Globe and Mail interviewed Tsur Somerville, a senior fellow at UBC’s Centre for Urban Economics and Real Estate, about the high home costs in Toronto and Vancouver. Somerville noted […]

Study on anxiety and depression and lung cancer patients

UBC research has found anxiety and depression shorten the lives of people diagnosed with advanced lung cancer, Sing Tao reported. Researchers found that doctors should incorporate intervention that addresses a […]

Canadian universities pull ads from Breitbart News

UBC removed an advertisement for the school’s new pool seen running on American far-right news website Breitbart, various media outlets reported. UBC spokesperson Susan Danard said that it was a mistake by […]

Beaty Biodiversity Museum Drop-in Family Activities