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Fighting prostate cancer

Juanita Crook, a professor of radiation oncology at UBC’s Okanagan campus, was quoted in a Kelowna Capital News article about a fundraising initiative for prostate cancer research and treatment. Crook […]

Bird Survey – Vancouver Natural History Society


Canada just increased data sharing with international spy partners

The National Observer interviewed Efrat Arbel, a professor at UBC’s Peter A. Allard School of Law, about an expansion of the ‘Five Eyes’ spy system. Arbel said “there are privacy […]

“Wood Buildings” speech at architecture fest

Journal of Commerce featured presentations by Penelope Martyn, the green building manager at UBC, and Angelique Pilon, the research manager for the UBC Sustainability Initiative. They spoke at the Royal […]

‘Fake news 2.0’: A threat to Canada’s democracy

The Globe and Mail published an op-ed co-written by Taylor Owen, a UBC professor of digital media and global affairs, about the threat of “fake news.” Owen and Greenspon, the […]

Coach plans for next season, UBC claims NAIA men’s crown

The Province reported on the UBC track and field team’s recent success. The men’s squad captured the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics team title and the women’s team placed fourth. […]

Exercise, avoid Alzheimers

Castanet reported on research from UBC’s Okanagan campus that connected exercise to improve the daily lives of people living with Alzheimer’s. Kathleen Martin Ginis, a professor of health and exercise […]

That’s a lot of water

Castanet featured work by Craig Nichol, a professor in the department of earth, environmental and geographic sciences at UBC’s Okanagan campus, as the Okanagan Lake water level continues to rise. […]

New hires at the Belkin

Canadian Art reported that Barbara Cole is the new curator of outdoor art at UBC’s Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery. Cole replaces Keith Wallace who held the position since […]

Parmjit Sohal promoted to clinical professor at UBC

Parmjit Sohal was promoted to the rank of clinical professor in UBC’s department of family practice, Indo-Canadian Voice reported. Sohal’s main research interests include the field of diabetes, cholesterol metabolism […]