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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 […]

Coral-bleaching database puts Australia second worst in the world

ABC Radio Australia quoted Simon Donner, a UBC climate scientist and geography professor, about the world’s most comprehensive historical database of international coral bleaching reports. He said the largest number […]

Architectural Institute of BC announces awards shortlist

Canadian Architect reported on the shortlist for the 2017 AIBC Architectural Awards. UBC’s Campus Energy Centre and Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre are two of the buildings on the shortlist. […]

An alternative way to watch the debate

CBC published an op-ed by Maxwell Cameron, the head of UBC’s Centre for the Study of Democratic Institutions, in advance of the B.C. election leaders’ debate. Cameron wrote that voters must […]

Six local vendors to shop during farmers markets summer season

The Georgia Straight mentioned an organic production facility that began as a research initiative at UBC. Coast Mushroomtech Ltd. grows tons of specialty organic mushrooms every year.

UBC Farm Workshop: Make Your Own Kombucha


Research on signs of multiple sclerosis

Roundhouse Radio featured an interview with Helen Tremlett, a UBC professor in the department of medicine and Canada Research Chair in Neuroepidemiology and Multiple Sclerosis. She explained recent UBC research that […]