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Turkey’s journalists under siege, help them like you helped us

Mohamed Fahmy, a UBC professor of journalism, co-wrote an op-ed for Huffington Post U.K. about the need to support imprisoned journalists in Turkey. Fahmy and Peter Greste wrote that people should support […]

Groundbreaking research claims time travel is possible

Express U.K. highlighted research by Ben Tippett, a mathematics and physics instructor at UBC’s Okanagan campus, that explains a mathematical formula for a viable time machine. Similar stories appeared on International […]

Corporate sexual harassment hotlines don’t work

Quartz cited research by Jennifer Berdahl, a professor at the UBC Sauder School of Business, for an article about workplace sexual harassment. Berdahl and Lilia Cortina, a psychology and women’s […]

Chan Centre marks 20 years with monumental season

Broadway World reported on the 20th anniversary performance series at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts on UBC campus. The opening performance will feature UBC alumnus and opera star […]

Vancouver’s AI ecosystem helps keep Canadians at home

In a story about Vancouver’s tech sector, the Financial Post mentioned the Creative Destruction Lab West accelerator at UBC, a program that gives students the opportunity to work alongside entrepreneurs. The […]

‘Stealthing’ could be considered assault

CBC quoted Janine Benedet, a professor at UBC’s Peter A. Allard School of Law, for a story about “stealthing,” or the practice of secretly removing a condom during sex. Benedet […]

Psychedelic plants to treat opioid withdrawal, doctors warn of risks

Mark Haden, a professor at UBC’s school of population and public health, spoke to CBC about ibogaine, an active chemical compound that can interrupt the withdrawal symptoms experienced by people […]

Some antibiotics linked to increased miscarriage risk

Tech Times quoted Deborah Money, the executive vice dean of UBC’s faculty of medicine, in a story about a link between certain antibiotics taking during early pregnancy and miscarriages. Money […]

NDP tries to ‘one-up’ Greens on environmental policy

CBC quoted James Tansey, a UBC Sauder School of Business professor, about climate change policies discussed ahead of the provincial election.

Fact Check: NDP housing plan ‘unrealistic’ say critics

CBC interviewed Tsur Somerville, the director of UBC’s Centre for Urban Economics and Real Estate, about the BC NDP’s housing platform.

How Trump became a key figure in the B.C. election campaign

CBC quoted two UBC professors in a story about Donald Trump’s role in the provincial election campaign. John Ries, a UBC Sauder School of Business professor, and UBC forestry policy […]

Liberals threaten thermal coal levy in retaliation for lumber dispute

Werner Antweiler, a professor at the UBC Sauder School of Business, spoke to CBC about the BC Liberal’s plans for trade negotiations in response to the softwood lumber dispute. He also […]

To pull away from U.S. economy, Canada must look to immigrants

Globe and Mail cited research by UBC economists Keith Head and John Ries in a story about the impact immigrants have on international trade. By studying the 1970s to the […]

B.C. voters stand with woman who told off Christy Clark

Alfred Hermida, director of UBC’s graduate school of journalism, spoke to the Canadian Press about the social media impact of Christy Clark’s interaction with an unsupportive voter. He said messages […]

UBC gets some ‘skin’ in the game with Hollywood North

Global reported on a UBC visual effects project that was used in the film Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. Dinesh Pai, a UBC computer science professor, works with […]

Pact with mining company vital for future: Algonquins

Charles Menzies, a UBC anthropology professor spoke to the Montreal Gazette about mines on Algonquin territory. Menzies said the actions of mineral and other resource extraction companies mean First Nations […]

Transgender candidates hope to break through in B.C. vote

CBC reported on NDP candidate Morgane Oger, a UBC mechanical engineering alumna, in a story about transgender candidates in the provincial election. The story also appeared on Yahoo.

Open data: Implications for Canada’s environmental assessment process

Edward Gregr, a UBC professor in resource management and environmental studies, co-wrote an op-ed for the National Observer about open data. Gregr, Monica Granados, Timothée Poisot, and Jeremy Kerr, wrote […]