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Impact of climate change in B.C.

Stephen Sheppard, the director of UBC’s urban forestry program, was interviewed on CBC Radio’s BC Almanac about climate change in B.C. He discussed how the province will be affected by […]

Shifting climate baselines in B.C: Get ready for the new normal

CBC interviewed Simon Donner, a UBC professor of climatology, about the changing climate baseline in B.C. He said that most people are already used to a warmer than normal climate.

Deadline looms for City of Vancouver’s empty homes tax

Global interviewed Thomas Davidoff, an economist at the UBC Sauder School of Business, about the empty homes tax in Vancouver. He discussed the ways people will be impacted by the […]

Global sea cucumber ‘boom’ puts fisheries in a pickle: Study

Metro News featured UBC research on an international “boom” in sea cucumbers. Study lead author Maery Kaplan-Hallam, who completed the research as a master’s candidate at UBC’s Institute for Resources, […]

Abandoned nuclear base could start leaking toxic waste

Garry Clarke, a professor emeritus in UBC’s department of earth, ocean and atmospheric sciences, was quoted in a Mother Jones story about a nuclear base in Greenland that could leak […]

People are the weak link when it comes to cybersecurity

BC Business quoted Konstantin Beznosov, founder of UBC’s Laboratory for Education and Research in Secure Systems Engineering, about cybersecurity. Beznosov said that despite advancing technology, the difficulty is adapting security to […]

What does gay male loneliness look like?

Daily Xtra highlighted a community conversation in Vancouver about gay male loneliness. UBC Men’s Health Research Program co-sponsored the discussion.

Hypnosis, grounded in science

Lance Rucker, a UBC dentistry professor and president of the Canadian Society of Clinical Hypnosis, was interviewed for a Globe and Mail story on hypnosis used in science. He said […]

Canada a ‘poor performer’ in meds costs for common conditions: Study

Various media outlets reported on a UBC study that found Canada had the second-highest medication costs for common conditions in 2015 compared to nine other affluent countries with universal health-care […]