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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. […]

UBCO honours its best

Cross-country runner Veronika Fagan and soccer goalie Mitch McCaw were named the most outstanding athletes in varsity sports at UBC’s Okanagan campus, Castanet reported. Volleyball players took home the majority […]

Canadian technology creates foldable sensor

Global featured UBC research that led to the creation of a foldable sensor that could be used in smart phones. Mirza Sarwar, a UBC electrical and computer engineering PhD candidate, […]

Abandoned rail line to become safe cycling route to UBCO

CBC reported on funding for a cycling route between downtown Kelowna and UBC’s Okanagan campus. The provincial government is giving the City of Kelowna more than $777,000 to help convert a part of abandoned rail […]

Will Republican infighting stall Trump’s agenda?

The Canadian Press interviewed Kevin Milligan, a professor at UBC’s Vancouver School of Economics, about the upcoming U.S. tax reform debates. He is skeptical that the government will succeed in completing “deep reform” […]

Saje owners says they plan to repay investors in defunct company

James Brander, a professor at the UBC Sauder School of Business, spoke to the Vancouver Sun about investing in private companies. He said it can be lucrative but risky since investments are generally “not […]

Second complaint against judge to be filed

The Vancouver Sun mentioned a complaint filed by Benjamin Perrin, a professor at UBC’s Peter A. Allard School of Law, in a story about another complaint against the same judge. […]

These UBC students invented an overdose detection device

Vice featured an overdose detection device created by UBC engineering students that will soon be tested at an overdose prevention site. Sampath Satti and his team hope to make the […]

Stars of the Week: Alex Morrison takes flight at CFL combine

Alex Morrison, a wide receiver for the UBC Thunderbirds, was featured in The Province after taking part in the Canadian Football League combine in Regina. Rachel Vukovich, a UBC rower, […]

Sexual Health 2017: Conversations that Matter


UBC research uses genomics to help cystic fibrosis patients

UBC research on possible cystic fibrosis treatment that involves sequencing the genome of a microbe responsible for dangerous infections, was featured in Metro News. Corey Nislow, a UBC pharmacy professor, said […]

For the record, March 28, 2017

Business in Vancouver featured Scotiabank’s $2 million donation to UBC in support of cybersecurity and risk analytics research. UBC’s Creative Destruction Lab West will also benefit from the funding.

UBCO golf team needs more cash to continue

The Kelowna Daily Courier reported on fundraising efforts for the varsity golf team at UBC’s Okanagan campus that was cut due to lack of funding. Several thousand dollars are still needed […]

Mitacs fellows pursue science policy in the halls of government

University Affairs quoted Sally Otto, a UBC zoology professor who won a “genius grant” from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation in 2011. She said that some of […]

Native Earth Indigenous Dance begins 3/30

Broadway World featured a dance series that includes choreography by a UBC alumna. Karen Jamieson, the choreographer and interpreter for the presentation light breaking broken, studied philosophy and anthropology at UBC.

Allison Hanes: Paternity leave is a feminist issue

The Montreal Gazette cited a UBC study in a column about the need for exclusive paternity leave in Canada. The psychology research found dads who help with chores at home inspire their daughters […]

How will legal pot be sold in B.C.? Province hazy on answers

Two UBC experts weighed in about the expected announcement that marijuana will be legal in Canada as of July 1, 2018. CBC interviewed M-J Milloy, a marijuana researcher in UBC’s […]