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Canada Post suspends mail delivery after crow attacks

Wayne Goodey, a lecturer in UBC’s department of zoology, was interviewed for a CBC story about crow behaviour after Canada Post suspended mail delivery following crow attacks. Goodey said crows […]

Mongolia president vote heads for run-off as populist surges

Bloomberg quoted Julian Dierkes, a professor with UBC’s Institute of Asian Research, about Mongolia’s presidential vote. He said voter frustration has led to a “protest against the two big parties.”

Your child’s sleeping problem could be making you depressed

Hindustan Times featured UBC research that connects children’s sleep to the mental health of their parents. Wendy Hall, a UBC nursing professor and sleep expert, studied depression scores of parents […]

Guichon faces decision with few precedents assuming Liberals fall

Margot Young, an expert in constitutional law at UBC’s Peter A. Allard School of Law, spoke to the Vancouver Sun about B.C.’s lieutenant-governor. Young said the lieutenant-governor position is often […]

Tallio case: Lawyers argue over appeal in 1983 Bella Coola murder

The Innocence Project at UBC’s Peter A. Allard School of Law, worked on the appeal effort of a 1983 murder case, the Vancouver Sun reported. The story also appeared in […]

What happens to your brain when you meditate

Observer highlighted research from Lara Boyd, a UBC neuroscientist. She noted that the human brain changes chemically, structurally and functionally to support learning new things.

Federal government gives $3 million to MOA

The federal government is providing $3 million in funding to UBC’s Museum of Anthropology, the Georgia Straight reported. Mélanie Joly, Canada’s Minister of Canadian Heritage, announced that the investment directly […]

Walking regularly can combat dementia: Study

The Jakarta Post highlighted UBC research about the impact of exercise on vascular dementia. Teresa Liu-Ambrose, the director of UBC’s Aging, Mobility and Cognitive Neuroscience Lab and study lead author, […]

Th’owxiya: The Hungry Feast Dish


Clean tech company born from desire to tackle climate change

Metro News reported on a UBC alumna who created a leading clean tech company dedicated to helping people achieve zero-carbon homes. Janice Cheam studied business at UBC and collaborated with […]

I Know Karate rises above Parkinson’s with dance album

The Georgia Straight mentioned work by Jon Stoessl, a UBC Parkinson’s disease expert. Stoessl used genetic testing to confirm that a local musician had a double-recessive gene associated with a […]

Opinion: Vancouver’s Chinatown, redrawing lines in city of optimists

Andy Yan, an adjunct professor of planning at UBC, wrote an op-ed for the Vancouver Sun about the rejection of a rezoning proposal in Chinatown. He wrote that the optimistic […]

What in Canada’s 150-plus years inspires you about its future?

Philip Stamp, a professor in UBC’s department of physics and astronomy, was interviewed on CBC Radio’s Cross Country Checkup. Stamp discussed a collection of artefacts that was deliberately destroyed by […]

150 events that shaped B.C.’s economy

Business in Vancouver listed the creation of UBC on its list of 150 events that shaped B.C.’s economy. In 1915, UBC was established as an independent university, allowing it to […]

For many, Canada 150 celebrations pale in comparison to Expo 67

Rima Wilkes, a UBC sociology professor, was interviewed for a Canadian Press story about the Canada 150 celebrations. She said there is now more awareness that Canada is “not a […]

Celeste Haldane: Chief commissioner, BC Treaty Commission

Business in Vancouver profiled Celeste Haldane, the BC Treaty Commission’s new chief commissioner to law and a UBC alumna. Haldane considers herself an anthropologist and a lawyer, and she is […]

Why a B.C. court is hearing a Guatemala mining case

Elizabeth Edinger, a professor at UBC’s Peter A. Allard School of Law and private international law expert, was quoted in a Business in Vancouver story about a Guatemala mining case […]