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UBC Reports | March 10

UBC Reports | March 10

Thunderbirds take on host Bisons in Canada West semi-final

Thunderbirds take on host Bisons in Canada West semi-final

For the first time since 2014-15, the UBC Thunderbirds will make a trip to Winnipeg for the Canada West Final Four.

A key proposal for abortion law reform

A key proposal for abortion law reform

A key proposal for abortion law reform The Guardian published a letter from a list of academics, including Emma Cunliffe, a professor at UBC’s Peter A. Allard School of Law, […]

A key proposal for abortion law reform

The Guardian published a letter from a list of academics regarding the need to amend English abortion laws. Emma Cunliffe, a professor at UBC’s Peter A. Allard School of Law, was […]

Discussing agreement between BCTF and province

Charles Ungerleider, a UBC education professor emeritus, was interviewed on CBC’s Early Edition, about the tentative agreement between the BC Teachers’ Federation and the provincial government. He said the agreement is […]

Ride hailing services under scrutiny

The Vancouver Sun quoted Sumeet Gulati, a UBC professor of environmental and resource economics, about the impact of ride-hailing services in Vancouver. He said that there will likely still be […]

North Van mom got sick by drinking hot water from UBC taps

The Vancouver Sun reported on a woman who got sick after drinking contaminated hot water from UBC’s taps. David Woodson, UBC’s managing director, energy and water services said the university […]

UBC students win design contest for Coquitlam transit station

A team of UBC students won the top prize at a real-estate competition for their Whistler Village-inspired design proposal for the Coquitlam Central transit station, the Vancouver Sun reported. The […]

FDA warns against risky vein-opening procedure TVAM

CBS News featured UBC research on “liberation therapy,” which is promoted to treat multiple sclerosis, after the Food and Drug Administration warned patients and doctors to avoid the therapy. The […]

Discussing eco psychology

Jiaying Zhao, a UBC professor in the departments of psychology, the Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability, and the Canada Research Chair in Behavioral Sustainability, was interviewed about eco psychology […]

Could this be the end of single-family houses in Vancouver?

A forecasting tool created by Joseph Dahmen, a professor at UBC’s school of architecture and landscape architecture, and mathematician Jens von Bergmann was featured in a Vancouver Magazine article. They found […]

60 things to do in Metro Vancouver on Friday, March 10

The Georgia Straight highlighted two UBC events on its list of things to do on Friday. The article mentioned the Layers of Influence: Unfolding Cloth Across Cultures exhibit at UBC’s […]

B.C.’s top employers for 2017

UBC was mentioned in a Daily Hive story on the top employers in the province. The list, compiled by the editors of Canada’s Top 100 Employers, factors in the physical […]

UBC Okanagan Heat 7s part of Vancouver Rugby Fest

The UBC Okanagan Heat men’s and women’s sevens rugby teams will be taking part in the 2017 Vancouver Rugby Festival, Castanet reported. The event is hosted by BC Rugby.

They fled Syrian war, now they make emergency equipment

Research by Dan Hiebert, a UBC geography professor, was mentioned in a National Observer story on Syrian refugees in Canada. Hiebert found that refugee employment is at the same or […]

North Shore well-represented at youth physics competition

The North Shore News featured the 39th annual UBC Physics Olympics. More than 400 high school students and teachers from 70 schools across B.C. participated in the event.

Opinion: Sexual desire is mainly in the mind

Lori Brotto, the director of UBC’s sexual health lab and a professor in the department of obstetrics and gynecology, wrote an op-ed for the Vancouver Sun. She wrote about the […]

Speakers Series: Language Science Talks!


BC Liberals accept foreign donations, despite ban

Francesco Trebbi, a UBC professor of economics, spoke to the Globe and Mail for a story about B.C.’s governing Liberal Party that accepts significant donations from foreign interests. Trebbi said […]