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Make PhD outcomes transparent, be proud of where graduates end up

University Affairs reported on a UBC dataset that combines responses from its PhD graduates between 2005 and 2013 into an outcomes website and document. The study collected some type of data from […]

The politics of the B.C. Liberal ‘troll’ truck

CBC quoted Maxwell Cameron, a UBC political scientist, about the role of negative strategy in the B.C. election. Cameron said the current B.C. election campaign is already fairly negative, though […]

Health Buzz: Running is contagious, study says

U.S. News & World Report featured a UBC study in a story about the health benefits of running. UBC researchers found that regular aerobic exercise such as running improves memory […]

Chinatown to celebrate national historic-site designation

Henry Yu, a UBC history professor, spoke to the Vancouver Sun for a story about Chinatown’s National Historic Site designation. Yu has been part of efforts to bring attention to the […]

Seattle girl hopes Canadian clinical trial will save her vision

King 5 News mentioned UBC research that is aiming to treat people with rare eye conditions. The UBC researchers are testing a treatment for Aniridia. A similar story appeared on […]

Questions over fairness, merits of Vancouver empty homes tax

The Vancouver Sun interviewed Thomas Davidoff, a UBC Sauder School of Business professor, about the empty homes tax. He said Vancouver has a bad combination of low property taxes and […]

Canadians don’t know our rivers, and that could cost us

Metro News featured a book on the science of rivers by Sean Fleming, a professor at UBC’s department of earth, ocean and atmospheric sciences. Where the River Runs: Scientific Reflections […]

North Van cosmic comedy hits Canadian film week

Jaymie Matthews, a UBC physics and astronomy professor helped with some of the scientific ideas in a Canadian cosmic comedy, Metro News reported. Matthews said Grand Unified Theory is “about the uncertain science […]

March for Science Vancouver 2017

Daily Hive featured The March for Science Vancouver, which is part of a movement happening in 30 countries across the globe. Catherine Anderson, a UBC clinical professor in the faculties of […]

David and Goliath: Vancouver academic retires, after 45 years

The South China Morning Post profiled UBC geography professor David Ley who will officially retire at the end of the year. Ley spent decades studying Vancouver’s housing market.

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Okanagan short story winners announced

Kelowna Capital News reported on the winners of the 2017 Okanagan Short Story Contest, which is co-sponsored by UBC Okanagan’s faculty of creative and critical studies. Karen Hofmann won first […]

Kelowna’s Taylor-Parks signs on with Heat

Sadie Taylor-Parks has committed to play for UBC Okanagan’s varsity volleyball team next season, Kelowna Capital News reported. Taylor-Parks, a middle blocker, has already been a member of the Junior Heat […]

B.C. could save $1.6-billion by cancelling Site C: UBC report

Various media outlets highlighted a report by UBC geography professor Karen Bakker that found the Site C dam no longer makes economic sense. Bakker said there is a strong case for […]

Defence against next flu pandemic could lie in skin of a frog

Robert Hancock, a UBC professor of microbiology, commented on a study that found protein on a frog’s skin could be a weapon against the flu virus. Hancock told The Wire that while it […]