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A sweet chemical analysis

A beekeeping non-profit and a UBC isotope lab have joined forces to ensure urban honey is safe for consumption, help people and monitor pollutants.

UBC Reports | May 5

UBC Reports | May 5

Why a universal pharmacare plan makes sense — now

Why a universal pharmacare plan makes sense — now

Why a universal pharmacare plan makes sense — now Steve Morgan, a professor at UBC’s school of population and public health, talks about universal pharmacare in light of Ontario’s plan […]

Thunderbirds win eighth straight A.I.I. Championship

Thunderbirds win eighth straight A.I.I. Championship

For the eighth consecutive season, the UBC women’s golf team ran away with the Association of Independent Institutions Women’s Golf Championship on Tuesday.

The rise of the ‘Dark Knight’ workplace vigilante

Research on “workplace vigilantes” by Karl Aquino, a UBC Sauder School of Business professor, was featured in The Guardian. Aquino and Katy DeCelles at the University of Toronto surveyed people […]

The 2-3-4 nap schedule that will get your baby to sleep

Today’s Parent interviewed Wendy Hall, a UBC specialist in paediatric sleep and professor of nursing, about nap schedules for babies. She said nap schedules are dependent on the individual infant.

Priciest Vancouver houses belong to lowest income earners: Study

Tsur Somerville, a UBC Sauder School of Business professor, spoke to CBC about a study that found the highest-priced Metro Vancouver homes are owned by people with the lowest median […]

Certain antibiotics linked to increased risk of miscarriage: Study

CTV interviewed Deborah Money, a UBC professor of obstetrics and gynaecology and the executive vice dean of UBC’s faculty of medicine, in a story about the link between certain antibiotics […]

Voters ‘underwhelmed’ by lack of political options: Poll

The Vancouver Sun cited a study by Paul Kershaw, a professor at UBC’s school of population and public health, about spending promises made by each political party ahead of the […]

Why the centenarian gender gap exists – will men catch up?

Larry Dian, a UBC specialist in geriatric medicine, spoke to the Globe and Mail about the gender gap between men and women who reach age 100. Dian said deaths from […]

Liberals, NDP forced to notice emerging Green party

Richard Johnston, a UBC political science professor, spoke to the Canadian Press about the B.C. election. The story appeared on City News, Global and Vancouver Sun.

Syrian refugees settling in ‘non-traditional’ B.C. locations

The Vancouver Sun quoted Dan Hiebert, a UBC geography professor, after the Immigrant Services Society of B.C. released a report tracking settlement patterns of government-assisted Syrian refugees in B.C. He […]

UBC election stock market predictions

The Georgia Straight reported on the latest trading results at the UBC election stock market five days before the provincial election.

Fifteen people died of drug overdose in Vancouver in one week

Liz Edinger, a professor at UBC’s Peter A. Allard School of Law, was quoted in a Canadian Press story about the B.C. election campaign. Edinger weighed in on Christy Clark’s […]

New West will be a ‘living lab’

The New West Record reported on a partnership between the City of New Westminster and students from UBC’s masters of engineering leadership program. Students will research and recommend best practices […]

New STEM seats promised

Castanet reported on the BC Liberals’ promise that UBC’s Okanagan campus would receive 35 new seats in science, technology, engineering and math to ensure more graduates in these fields.

Not virtual connection, but real connections, in person.

John Oliffe, a professor in UBC’s school of nursing, was quoted in a Radio Canada story about personal connections. He said that our health and well-being is strongly linked to […]