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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 […]

UBC Reports | May 26

UBC Reports | May 26

My personal journey to the language of my mother

Larry Grant, Musqueam Elder, was born and raised in traditional territory by a traditional hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ speaking family.

‘Birds fly on opening day of NAIA Championships

‘Birds fly on opening day of NAIA Championships

Thursday was the opening day of the 2017 NAIA Outdoor Track and Field Championships, which saw the beginning of three days of competition.

Our approach to opioid addiction isn’t working

Our approach to opioid addiction isn’t working

Our approach to opioid addiction isn’t working Eugenia Oviedo-Joekes and Martin T. Schechter, faculty members in UBC’s school of population and public health, wrote an op-ed about the opioid crisis […]

Christy Clark gets 1st chance to govern, but how long can it last?

CBC quoted Richard Johnston, a UBC political scientist, about Christy Clark’s position as the leader of a minority government. He said there is a stronger sense of “anti-incumbent sentiment than […]

Tortured by the soldiers we call aliens

The Toronto Star mentioned the Global Reporting Centre at UBC in a story about Iraqi photojournalist Ali Arkady. The UBC centre has invited Arkady to be journalist-in-residence in the coming year.

A checklist for identifying the most common type of skin cancer

Marcie Ulmer, a clinical instructor at UBC’s department of dermatology and skin science, was quoted in a CBC story about identifying common skin cancer types. Ulmer said melanoma skin cancer […]

What are our genes really telling us?

Work by Steven J. Heine, a UBC psychologist, was featured in a Washington Post op-ed about genetics. Heine studies the reasons people are easily overimpressed by genetic test results.

Greens seek ‘stable minority’, avoid another election

The Canadian Press interviewed Gerald Baier, a UBC political scientist, about the future of B.C. politics. Baier said Andrew Weaver’s list of deal breakers shows he is looking to secure […]

Rethink everything about forests, wood products: Climate studies

The Vancouver Sun mentioned UBC in a story about wood products. UBC is leading the charge with large wood structures including the Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability and Brock […]

New UBCO course offers students chance to be published

Kelowna Now reported on a new media course at UBC’s Okanagan campus. The course, called Economics and the Media, is ideal for students looking for practical experience with economics.