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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 […]

Making It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning

Making It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning Thursday May 4, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. 2207 Main Mall, UBC Distinguished University Professor of Psychology at Washington University, […]

Bladder cancer cure: Unusual drug ingredient stops tumour growth

Research by Mads Daugaard, a UBC professor of urologic science, was featured in Express U.K. Daugaard found that a new drug made from a malaria protein was shown to stop […]

B.C. physiotherapists say they can help alleviate the opioid crisis

Michael Negraeff, UBC’s division head of pain medicine, was quoted in a CBC story about the connection between physiotherapy and treatment for those who suffer from chronic pain. He said […]

Earth’s mantle could suck up carbon from the air

Gregory Dipple, a UBC geologist, commented on a theory that speeding up a chemical reaction that occurs naturally in rocks from the Earth’s mantle could suck up tons of carbon from […]

CKNW Future of Work Series: What’s next for field of medicine?

CKNW quoted Roger Wong, the executive associate dean of UBC’s faculty of medicine, in a story about the future of the medical field. He said doctors currently being trained are […]

Softwood lumber Trump threat heats up B.C. election campaign

Metro News quoted Harry Nelson, a professor at UBC’s forestry department, about the role of the softwood lumber dispute between Canada and the U.S. in the B.C. election. Nelson said […]

Making It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning


Hockey T-Birds drop ‘interim’ tag for men’s coach

The Province reported on Sven Butenschon who officially became the full-time head coach of the UBC men’s Thunderbirds hockey team. Butenschon was the interim head coach for the 2016-17 season.

Illegally growing cannabis at City Hall community garden

Jonathan Page, a UBC botany professor, was quoted in a South China Morning Post story about cannabis found growing in the Vancouver City Hall community garden. Page examined photos and […]

Discussing the French election

Yves Tiberghien, a UBC political science professor, was interviewed on Roundhouse Radio about the election in France. Tiberghien discussed the details of the voting results over the weekend.

Discussing scholarship and community engagement

Sonia Medel, a PhD candidate in UBC’s department of educational studies, was interviewed on Roundhouse Radio about her scholarship and community engagements. Medel explained how she bridges her academic studies and […]

So-called ‘healthy oils’

Reader’s Digest and Kelowna Capital News featured research by Sanjoy Ghosh, a biology professor at UBC’s Okanagan campus. The study suggests high consumption of polyunsaturated fatty acids, or PUFAs, can […]

Institute for Future Legislators teaches students how to be politicians

Gerald Baier, the academic director of UBC’s Summer Institute for Future Legislators, was quoted in a Daily Hive article. The institute’s summer course will give students the training needed to […]