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Former NHL player, advocate for abused children, to tell Vancouver conference why he kept a brutal secret for so long

Paul Thiessen, a UBC pediatrics professor, was quoted in a Vancouver Sun article about a former NHL player who will speak at a pediatricians conference about his experience with childhood […]

Births to older moms rise as teen birth rate drops

CNN reported on UBC study that found pregnant women aged 45 to 49 were almost five times as likely as younger women to end up in intensive care. Sarka Lisonkova, […]

B.C. political alliance vows to block pipeline expansion

Several UBC professors spoke to various media outlets about the future of B.C. politics and energy projects. Jocelyn Stacey, a professor at UBC’s Peter A. Allard School of Law, spoke […]

Growing sea cucumber demand threatening coastal communities

UPI reported on a UBC study that found growth of local sea cucumber fisheries pose a threat to the health of coastal communities. Maery Kaplan-Hallam, a UBC environmental scientist, said […]

Huntington’s disease will kill him, but scientist tackles it head-on

Jeff Carroll, a UBC alumnus, was featured in a Seattle Times article about Huntington’s disease. Carroll worked for seven years in the UBC lab of Michael Hayden, one of the […]

Joy of Feeding


Adding tobacco to weed doesn’t make you more stoned: Scientists

Metro U.K. featured UBC research that identified 30 genes responsible for the different flavours of marijuana. Jörg Bohlmann, a professor at UBC’s Michael Smith Laboratories, said growers will want to […]

Eight money tips for students

The Globe and Mail quoted Darran Fernandez, UBC’s associate registrar and director of student support and advising in enrolment services, in a story about financial advice for students. Fernandez said […]

Opinion: B.C.’s Lt.-Gov. may determine who can form government

The Province published an op-ed on the future of B.C. politics co-written by two UBC professors. Joel Bakan and Margot Young, professors at UBC’s Peter A. Allard School of Law and […]

Final mass timber panel installed at historic UBC project

The Journal of Commerce reported on the final mass timber panel installation at the Virtuoso project in UBC’s Wesbrook Village. This is the first market condominium project built with CrossLam Cross-Laminated […]

Domestic dads raise successful daughters

Global reported on new UBC research that found fathers who takes part in household chores tend to have successful daughters. Alyssa Croft, a UBC psychology PhD candidate, said if fathers […]

Canada 150: Victor Ling and fighting drug-resistant cancers

Victor Ling, a UBC pathology professor and alumnus of the university, was named to the Vancouver Sun’s list of 150 notable British Columbians. Ling discovered P-glycoprotein, which was the first […]

The Green Party becomes the power broker in B.C.

Three UBC political science professors discussed the future of B.C. politics with various media outlets. Maxwell A. Cameron, a political scientist and director of UBC’s Center for the Study of Democratic […]

B.C. election results could jeopardize key energy projects

Two UBC professors weighed in on the implications of the B.C. election results on large projects. Richard Johnston, a UBC political science professor and Canada Research Chair in public opinion, […]

LGBT community discussion to address gay male loneliness

The Georgia Straight reported on a community discussion about gay male loneliness. The discussion will be presented by UBC’s Men’s Health Research and Health Initiative for Men and the panel […]

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Walking each day could stave off dementia, slow its effects

The Daily Mail reported on research by Teresa Liu-Ambrose, the director of UBC’s Aging, Mobility and Cognitive Neuroscience Lab and study lead author. Researchers studied adults with dementia and found […]


The Toronto Star mentioned UBC in an article about mental health budget increases at Canadian universities. UBC saw an 86-per-cent increase from over $1 million in 2010 to $1.9 million in 2016. […]