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How to get the wealthy to donate

The New York Times published an op-ed about UBC research that aimed to change the discussion about charities in order to encourage more wealthy people to donate. Ashley V. Whillans, […]

Belt and Road Initiative aims to boost globalization

The China-led Belt and Road initiative should be viewed as a positive step in countering growing protectionism, says UBC professor Yves Tiberghien in an op-ed for Nikkei Asian Review. Tiberghien, […]

Microsoft is right: We need a digital Geneva Convention

Heidi Tworek, a UBC professor in international history, wrote an op-ed for Wired about the need for global cooperation to combat cyberwarfare. She wrote that a digital Geneva Convention must “focus on […]

To simulate climate change, scientists build miniature worlds

The New York Times quoted Mary I. O’Connor, a UBC ecologist, about Australian researchers who created miniature ecosystems designed to simulate the impact of climate change. O’Connor, who was not involved in […]

Think Red Bull with vodka gets you drunk faster? It’s in your head

Various media outlets featured research from the UBC Sauder School of Business that examines the effect of energy drink marketing on perceived intoxication and risky behaviours. The story appeared in […]

Scarce Vancouver condo supply squeezes buyers from market

Thomas Davidoff, an UBC professor of urban economics, spoke to CBC about the Vancouver housing market. He said as the housing market started to cool, the new home-buyers program contributed […]

Land use, climate change could increase flood frequency: Experts

Hans Schreier, a UBC professor emeritus in the department of land and water systems, spoke to CBC about flood frequency. He explained that land use policies need to be re-examined.

UBC prof says 1 in 4 chance B.C. election results could change

Kevin Milligan, a UBC professor of economics, was quoted in a CBC story about the uncertainty of the B.C. election. According to Milligan’s statistical analysis, there is a one in […]

Moms: Your kids hijacked your brain for life

Liisa Galea, a UBC neuroendocrinologist, spoke to Wired about research that shows a pregnant woman’s brain shrinks. Galea, who wasn’t involved in the study, said it shouldn’t be surprising that pregnancy […]

B.C. Green breakthrough remarkable given voting system

Max Cameron, director of UBC’s Centre for the Study of Democratic Institutions, spoke to the Vancouver Sun about the success of the B.C. Green party. Cameron explained how the system […]

Are women more into polyamory than men?

Jezebel quoted Carrie Jenkins, a UBC professor of philosophy, about polyamory. Jenkins suggested there are many approaches to socializing, raising children, and forming committed relationships.

Canada 150: Gu Xiong turned garbage into art

Gu Xiong, a UBC professor and artist, was named to the Vancouver Sun’s list of 150 notable British Columbians. He is a professor in UBC’s department of art history, visual […]

Documentary takes a deep dive into Vancouver’s housing crisis

Metro News highlighted a film on Vancouver’s housing boom that includes an interview with David Ley, a UBC social geographer. Vancouver: No Fixed Address premiered at Toronto’s documentary festival, HotDocs.

Opinion: Build community around where seniors live

Dan Levitt, a professor in UBC’s school of nursing, wrote an op-ed for the Vancouver Sun. He wrote about the need to include seniors in city planning.

Passion yields Coast Salish find for Victoria gallery owner

The Vancouver Sun mentioned UBC’s Museum of Anthropology in a story about a Coast Salish decorated paddle. The paddle will be part of MOA’s northwest coast First Nations art collection. […]

Don’t buy red wine because you think it’s healthy

Tim Stockwell, the director of the Center for Addictions Research at UBC, was quoted in a Vice story about the impact of alcohol on health. He said researcher blind spots […]

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UBC professor researching drugs’ effects on brain circuitry

Anthony Philips, a UBC psychiatry professor, was quoted on iNews 880 about the impact of drugs. Philips discussed how a youth’s developing brain is particularly vulnerable to the effects of drugs.