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Former NHL player, advocate for abused children, to tell Vancouver conference why he kept a brutal secret for so long

Paul Thiessen, a UBC pediatrics professor, was quoted in a Vancouver Sun article about a former NHL player who will speak at a pediatricians conference about his experience with childhood […]

Births to older moms rise as teen birth rate drops

CNN reported on UBC study that found pregnant women aged 45 to 49 were almost five times as likely as younger women to end up in intensive care. Sarka Lisonkova, […]

B.C. political alliance vows to block pipeline expansion

Several UBC professors spoke to various media outlets about the future of B.C. politics and energy projects. Jocelyn Stacey, a professor at UBC’s Peter A. Allard School of Law, spoke […]

Growing sea cucumber demand threatening coastal communities

UPI reported on a UBC study that found growth of local sea cucumber fisheries pose a threat to the health of coastal communities. Maery Kaplan-Hallam, a UBC environmental scientist, said […]

Huntington’s disease will kill him, but scientist tackles it head-on

Jeff Carroll, a UBC alumnus, was featured in a Seattle Times article about Huntington’s disease. Carroll worked for seven years in the UBC lab of Michael Hayden, one of the […]

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Adding tobacco to weed doesn’t make you more stoned: Scientists

Metro U.K. featured UBC research that identified 30 genes responsible for the different flavours of marijuana. Jörg Bohlmann, a professor at UBC’s Michael Smith Laboratories, said growers will want to […]

Eight money tips for students

The Globe and Mail quoted Darran Fernandez, UBC’s associate registrar and director of student support and advising in enrolment services, in a story about financial advice for students. Fernandez said […]