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Why China and Canada are playing economic footsie

The Washington Post interviewed Yves Tiberghien, the director of UBC’s Institute of Asian Research, about the economic relationship between Canada and China. Tiberghien said China has been willing to invest in important Canadian sectors such as energy […]

Plenty at stake as 2017 B.C. election campaign begins

CBC interviewed David Moscrop, a UBC political scientist, about the upcoming B.C. election. Moscrop said though the provincial parties disagree, they’re “very broadly similar” unlike elections in other countries.

Downtown Vancouver’s last gas station now on the market

Tsur Somerville, a professor at the UBC Sauder School of Business, spoke to CBC after the last gas station in downtown Vancouver was put up for sale. Somerville said the […]

Trump spokesman apologizes for ‘insensitive’ Hitler reference

Richard Price, a UBC political science professor, spoke to AFP following Sean Spicer’s remarks favourably comparing Adolf Hitler’s actions to atrocities carried out by Bashar al-Assad in Syria. Price said […]

Frank Smith put UBC football on map, heads to Hall of Fame

The Vancouver Sun featured Frank Smith the former UBC football coach who will be inducted into the 2017 B.C. Sports Hall of Fame. Smith led his team to Vanier Cup […]

Ikea hacking is part of wood science class at Canadian university

Phil Evans, a UBC forestry professor, was featured in Curbed Magazine for assigning his students a project that required them to reimagine Ikea furniture. Students refurbished a $20 step stool in […]

Advice for companies whose customers unite against them

The Vancouver Courier quoted Darren Dahl, a professor of marketing and behavioural science at the UBC Sauder School of Business, about a viral video of a passenger being thrown off […]

What’s changed on the ground since Mount Polley mine disaster?

The Tyee quoted UBC mining professor Dirk van Zyl, in a story about tailings mines across B.C. He reported that filtered tailings were “not a feasible option”  due to “higher production rates” at Seabridge Gold’s […]

YNOTFORTOTS helps underprivileged kids in Metro Vancouver

Two UBC graduate students, Mohit Sodhi and Lindsay Richter, were featured on Daily Hive for their work helping disadvantaged children in B.C. by providing school items. YNOTFORTOTS ensures all donated […]

Prof apologizes for complaint against judge hearing sex assault case

The Canadian Press reported that Benjamin Perrin, a UBC professor at the Peter A. Allard School of Law, withdrew a complaint about the conduct of a judge hearing a sex […]

Canada has two science ministers, yet budget barely mentions science

Nassif Ghoussoub, a UBC mathematics professor, wrote an op-ed for the Georgia Straight about the lack of science mentions in the federal budget. He wrote that researchers in Canada “demand […]

Vancouver Pops Symphony and Choir: Once Upon A Time