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Researcher reveals the math of time travel and says it is possible

Various media outlets featured research by Ben Tippett, a mathematics and physics instructor at UBC’s Okanagan campus, about the mathematics for a viable time machine. Tippett created a formula that […]

Coal caught in U.S.-Canada lumber trade war sends stocks sliding

Bloomberg interviewed Ilan B. Vertinsky, a UBC international business studies professor, for a story about the involvement of coal in the lumber trade war between the U.S. and Canada. Vertinsky said Canada […]

A third of global fishing is unreported, UBC researchers find

Research by Dirk Zeller, a senior scientist and executive director for the Sea Around Us project at UBC, was featured in a CBC story. Zeller said 50 per cent more fish […]

Analyzing the body language from the leaders’ debate

Zachary Witkower, a UBC psychology master’s candidate and body language expert, was interviewed on Global about the leaders’ debate. He explained some of the emotions conveyed by Christy Clark, John […]

How North Korea’s political ideology became a de-facto religion

The Huffington Post quoted Donald Baker, a professor in UBC’s department of Asian studies, in a story about “juche,” a political philosophy in North Korea. Baker said the unconditional loyalty […]

Blame California for high lettuce and cauliflower prices

News 1130 quoted James Vercammen, a UBC professor of food economics, about recently inflated high prices of cauliflower and lettuce. He said the record cold and wet weather in California makes it […]

Not just a boys’ club: Women hooking into fishing industry

VOA featured research by Sarah Harper, a PhD candidate at UBC’s Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries, about women’s contributions to the fishing industry in Mexico, Peru, Senegal, South Africa and […]

Metrotown neighbourhood already high-density, census shows

Research by Craig Jones, a UBC geography researcher, was highlighted in a Burnaby Now story on density in a Metrotown neighbourhood. Jones was surprised when he found the Maywood area […]

B.C. to remain ‘wild west’ of campaign finance if Liberals win: Experts

The Canadian Press interviewed Maxwell Cameron, a UBC political scientist, about election campaign finance laws in B.C. He said the incumbent B.C. Liberals have shown little interest in reforming political […]

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U.S. child poverty a disgrace. Experts embrace plan to cut it

Vox cited research by Kevin Milligan, a UBC economist, in an article about child poverty in the United States. Milligan and Mark Stabile from the University of Toronto found that […]

Five months after Stewart quits ‘critical’ Asia trade post, job still vacant

Keith Head, a professor at the UBC Sauder School of Business, spoke to The Tyee about B.C.’s vacant job of trade commissioner to Asia after former MLA Ben Stewart resigned. Head said that over […]

New MOA collection

In November 2016, MOA received an anonymous donation of 200 pieces of Indigenous art. Anthony Shelton shares two objects from the collection he is most excited by.

Can Carrie Lam heal a deeply divided Hong Kong?

Can Carrie Lam heal a deeply divided Hong Kong?

Can Carrie Lam heal a deeply divided Hong Kong? Leo K. Shin, a UBC associate professor of history and Asian studies, wrote an op-ed for the Vancouver Sun about the […]

Brie Bellerive to play for ‘hometown’ Thunderbirds

Brie Bellerive to play for ‘hometown’ Thunderbirds

The UBC women’s hockey program has announced that forward Brie Bellerive of the NCAA’s Clarkson University would be transferring to UBC to play for the Thunderbirds.

Lumber, child poverty: Were Clark’s debate claims accurate?

CBC quoted Kevin Milligan, a UBC economist, in a story that fact-checked a claim about child poverty made by Christy Clark during the election debate. Milligan said Clark chose to […]

Ontario’s ‘basic income’ pilot sends most money to grown kids

The National Post published an op-ed by Kevin Milligan, a UBC economics professor, about Ontario’s basic income plan. He wrote that the plan targets a wide range of adults who may not require […]

B.C. leaders get personal during election debate 2017

CBC quoted David Moscrop, a UBC political scientist, about the B.C. election leaders’ debate. He said personal attacks were less prominent during the debate compared to what can happen during a federal election. Another CBC […]

U.S. tariffs pose new reckoning on Canada’s lumber sector

Various media outlets quoted Harry Nelson, a professor in UBC’s forestry faculty, about the softwood lumber dispute. Nelson said the Canadian forest sector has realized its vulnerability, and has attempted […]

B.C.’s low-paying job growth doesn’t figure in Clark’s economics

Global quoted Mark Thompson, a professor emeritus at the UBC Sauder School of Business, about the reasons B.C.’s full-time employment is behind other provinces. Thompson said one factor is the […]