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Case of men tests limits of workplace discrimination legislation

Margot Young, a professor at UBC’s Peter A. Allard School of Law, was quoted in a CBC story about a workplace discrimination lawsuit. She said the outcome of the case […]

New search engine provides opportunity for people in need

UBC’s Okanagan campus and Okanagan College collaborated on an online tool to locate low-cost housing in Kelowna, Global reported. Jon Corbett, a UBCO professor of community, culture and global studies, […]

Understanding the economic impact of Brexit

John Ries, a professor at the UBC Sauder School of Business, was interviewed by Global about the economic impact of Brexit. He said financial services in London and automobile exports […]

How cheap Chinese-made products may kill thousands in China

USA Today featured UBC research that found air pollution from manufacturing goods in one part of the world but used in another region killed more than 700,000 people in 2007. […]

Does Vancouver need to save water?

Troy Vassos, a UBC professor of engineering, was interviewed on CKNW about recycling water in office towers. He said thousands of Tokyo office building complexes are responsible for recycling their […]

Free-range dairy cows: UBC study makes case for grazing

The Vancouver Sun highlighted UBC research that showed dairy cows will work hard to get outdoors for food. Marina von Keyserlingk, a UBC land and food systems professor, said most […]

Scientists find the genes that give marijuana its flavour

UPI highlighted UBC research that details which genes give cannabis strains their distinct flavours. Jörg Bohlmann, a UBC professor of forestry, said the goal of the research is to develop […]

Opinion: Justice Leask’s comments ‘do not erode’ judicial integrity

Benjamin Perrin, a law professor at UBC’s Peter A. Allard School of Law, was mentioned in an opinion piece in The Province, after he filed a complaint about the conduct […]

Early trading at UBC election market predicts hung parliament

The Georgia Straight reported on the election stock market at the UBC Sauder School of Business. Currently the market projects the B.C. Green Party playing a decisive role.

What you need to know about infrared spa therapy

Richard Beever, a clinical assistant professor in UBC’s department of family practice, was quoted in a Bloomberg story about infrared sauna therapy. He wrote that the limited evidence does suggest […]

Everything you need to know about new makeup applicator

Ena Vehabovic, a UBC engineering graduate who created a silicone makeup applicator, was featured in Allure Magazine. The product combines the advantages of two other popular makeup applicators.

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Four surprising ways cities keep you healthy

Richard Carpiano, a UBC sociology professor, spoke to Vancouver Magazine about how Vancouver can address public health. He said cities must be designed with increasing urbanization in mind.

“Amazonia: The rights of nature” exhibition

Ming Pao featured the exhibit Amazonia: The Rights of Nature, which is on display at UBC’s Museum of Anthropology. The exhibit explores Indigenous peoples in the largest rainforest area on the […]

Pharmacies want your DNA

A UBC team is working on research that aims to use the DNA of patients to help prescribe medication more effectively, Castanet reported. The project is co-funded by Genome BC […]

Fred UnLEEshed: March 29, 2017

The Vancouver Courier highlighted the fundraising event Nikkei Place’s Sakura Gala that benefitted the Japanese community centre and featured a keynote address by UBC president Santa Ono. Henry Wakabayashi, a […]

In certain social bees, gut microbiomes follow phylogeny

UBC research that examines how corbiculate bees like honeybees and bumblebees and their gut-dwelling microbes have been co-evolving, was featured in The Scientist. Study co-author Waldan Kwong, a UBC postdoctoral […]

Students create overdose detector to combat opioid deaths

The Canadian Press reported on a wearable device created by Sampath Satti, a biomedical engineering graduate student, and five other UBC students. The device can detect an impending opioid overdose. […]