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Ottawa should play a role in funding new journalism

The Globe and Mail published an op-ed by two faculty members from the UBC Graduate School of Journalism about the need for federal funding for new journalism. Alfred Hermida, the school’s director […]

Mandy Len Catron courting curiosity over modern love

A Toronto Star story on Mandy Len Catron’s debut book of essays, How to Fall in Love With Anyone, called it “mandatory reading for anyone coping with — or curious […]

Weather station to close because of UBCO parking lot

CBC reported on the closing of an Environment and Climate Change Canada weather station on UBC’s Okanagan campus. According to the article, a parking lot expansion means it will not […]

Ten percent of fish caught in oceans get dumped: Study

Reuters featured a UBC study that found almost 10 million tonnes of about 100 million tonnes of fish caught annually in the past decade were thrown back into the sea. […]

“Credible” case Liberals can pay for Throne Speech promises

Several UBC professors weighed in on the Throne Speech by the BC Liberals. Global published a CKNW story on the promises in the speech and quoted Kevin Milligan, a UBC economist. […]

Subsidies go to big fisheries, not small-scale companies

News 1130 reported on a UBC study that found large-scale fisheries get about four times more subsidies than small-scale companies. Senior study author Rashid Sumaila, a professor and director of […]

Opinion: Monitoring sexual abuse helps prevent it

UBC’s new sexual-assault reporting process was mentioned in a Vancouver Sun op-ed about the provincial Sexual Violence and Misconduct Policy Act.

Before Mongolian election, voters fret over China investment

Reuters interviewed Julian Dierkes, a professor at UBC’s Institute of Asian Research and expert in Mongolian politics, about the Mongolian election. He said there was a lot of nationalist language […]

13 signs your coworkers think you’re dumb

Business Insider quoted Sandra Robinson, a professor at the UBC Sauder School of Business, in an article about how people deal with co-workers who they think are unintelligent. She said […]

Canada 150: What will B.C. look like 50 years from now?

Stephen Sheppard, the director of UBC’s Collaborative for Advanced Landscape Planning, spoke to the Vancouver Sun about the future of B.C. green space. He said “one of the issues around […]

B.C.’s immigrants giving voice to their own stories

Henry Yu, a UBC professor of history, was interviewed for a Vancouver Sun article about the stories of B.C. immigrants. He said stories told by immigrants “are important because it […]

Signs of sadism include bitter tastes, like black coffee

International Business Times featured UBC research into signs of sadism. Erin Buckels, a UBC PhD candidate, said that her research found “that sadistic tendencies among otherwise well-adjusted people must be […]

Applying empty home tax may cost millions more than expected

Thomas Davidoff, a housing economist from the UBC Sauder School of Business, was quoted in a Vancouver Sun story about the empty home tax. He said he would be “very […]

One 30-minute workout can boost your body image

Reader’s Digest featured a UBC study connecting exercise and body image. The research from the school of health and exercise sciences at UBC’s Okanagan campus found that body negativity can […]

Trees communicate via a vast underground network of fungi

Work by Suzanne Simard, a UBC forest ecology professor, was featured in a story on Nature World News. Simard has studied the vast social world of trees connected by an […]

Universe of the Brain


Battle lines drawn in Vancouver Aquarium debate

Andrew Trites, a professor and director of UBC’s Marine Mammal Research Unit, was quoted in a Globe and Mail story about the possible ban on the importation and display of […]