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Debt could add $8 billion to Massey bridge cost, says NDP

Kevin Milligan, a UBC economics professor, was quoted in a CBC story about the cost to replace the Massey Tunnel with a new bridge. He explained the way a financial […]

Four B.C. election platform ideas worth exploring

Paul Kershaw, a professor at UBC’s school of population and public health, weighed in on the platforms of the BC Green Party and BC NDP in a Metro News story. […]

France’s battle against an ‘always-on’ work culture

BBC cited a UBC study about the impact of checking email on stress levels. The 2015 study found that people who only checked their email three times a day had lower stress levels than […]

All at sea: Foreign fishing fleets drain West African waters

Reuters quoted Dyhia Belhabib, a fisheries expert at UBC’s Sea Around Us research project, in a story about foreign fishing vessels in West African waters. Belhabib said the number of foreign boats […]

UBC rides first half surge for third straight Rounsefell Cup title

The Province reported on the UBC Thunderbirds men’s rugby team which won the B.C. Rugby Premier League final for the third year in a row. The TBirds defeated Burnaby Lake […]

Light invented to stop disturbances by colleagues

Various media outlets reported on a desk light invention created by Thomas Fritz, a UBC computer scientist. The “FlowLight,” which switches between green and red based on your keyboard and […]

Follow the data, governor: sites for injections work

Thomas Kerr, a UBC professor of medicine, spoke to the Boston Globe about research on supervised drug-injection sites. Kerr said dozens of peer-reviewed studies on the topic have appeared in […]

There’s a reason you work better in coffee shops

Reader’s Digest cited a UBC study in a story about work productivity among people who work in coffee shops. The 2012 study found that a moderate amount of background noise […]

Medical problems common for MS patients before diagnosis: UBC

News 1130 reported on UBC research that found patients with multiple sclerosis often display symptoms of a medical issue five years before they are diagnosed. Helen Tremlett, a UBC professor […]

Military, Veterans Affairs to test medical pot effects on PTSD

Zach Walsh, a UBC psychology professor and the principal investigator on a clinical trial for using medical cannabis to treat PTSD, spoke to CBC about the trial. He said information […]

Discussing census results on Canadian age demographics

Roundhouse Radio interviewed Nathanel Lauster, a UBC sociology professor, about the census results that shows the Canadian population is aging. Lauster discussed the implications of the Statistics Canada findings. He […]

Experts assess B.C. Green Party’s plans for ‘green economy’

The Globe and Mail quoted UBC Sauder School of Business professors James Brander and Keith Head in a story about the B.C. Green party’s “green economy” platform.

No party proposal will immediately impact housing market: Experts

Thomas Davidoff, a professor at the UBC Sauder School of Business, was quoted in a Globe and Mail story about the housing proposals laid out by the B.C. political parties. […]

UBC football star off to New York Giants mini camp this week

News 1130 reported on Alex Morrison, a fourth-year UBC Thunderbirds receiver who will be taking part in the New York Giants’ upcoming mini-camp. Morrison won a Vanier Cup championship with UBC in […]