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Plants from Sea to Sky

Plants From Sea To Sky Tuesday, July 4 to Friday, July 7 2017 UBC The 2017 CSPB/SCBV Annual Meeting will take place at UBC, a joint meeting between the Canadian […]

Canada 150: Its contributions to the world

BBC mentioned UBC physics and astronomy professor Mark Halpern in a story about various artistic, technological and research contributions made by Canadians. Also mentioned was the Canadian Hydrogen Intensity Mapping Experiment […]

Catron’s book on love picks up where those 36 questions left off

The Washington Post interviewed Mandy Len Catron, a UBC creative writing instructor, about her new book, “How to Fall in Love With Anyone.” The New York Times also published an op-ed by […]

Neurology professor discusses brain mapping

Judy Illes, a UBC neurology professor, was interviewed on CBC Radio’s Early Edition about the implications of brain mapping. She discussed how neuroimaging can help predict the future behaviour of […]

UBC Okanagan researcher calculates possibility of time travel

Global reported on a researcher at UBC’s Okanagan campus who calculated the possibility of time travel. Ben Tippet, a mathematics and physics instructor, believes we can use curvature and space time to […]

UBC Rocket wins

UBC Rocket won first place in their category at the Spaceport America Cup, which saw more than 100 colleges and universities in competition to launch student-designed rockets. This was the […]

What may have led to coyote encounter in Surrey: Experts

Adam Ford, a biologist at UBC’s Okanagan campus, spoke to News 1130 after a close encounter between a coyote and a young girl in Surrey. Ford said coyotes are very […]

Seattle based Microsoft president touts innovation corridor

The Vancouver Sun mentioned a donation from Microsoft to UBC and the University of Washington in a story about the technology industries in Vancouver and Seattle.

Convenience of virtual-doctor house calls enticing: Study

The Vancouver Sun reported on a UBC study that found Internet video teleconferencing is becoming a more popular way for B.C. patients to get a doctor’s opinion. Study co-author Patricia […]

Sesquicentennial sounds of Canada Day at Whistler

The Vancouver Sun reported on an upcoming orchestral performance in Whistler. UBC Symphony Orchestra conductor Jonathan Girard, will be working as assistant conductor as the Whistler Institute Orchestra performs Mahler. […]

Owners of second homes protest burden of Vancouver vacancy tax

Metro News mentioned Thomas Davidoff, a UBC economist, in a story about the Vancouver vacancy tax. Davidoff supports the tax and said the condo-rich, cash poor argument could be solved […]

Royal expert discusses the burden of the Royal Family

CFAX Radio featured an interview with Sarika Bose, a Victorian literature lecturer in UBC’s English department and royal watcher. She discussed the heavy burden the Royal Family carries.

Plants From Sea To Sky


Industry warns against Quebec drug plan, cite potential shortages

Michael Law, the Canada Research Chair in Access to Medicines and a professor at UBC’s school of population and public health, was quoted in a Globe and Mail article about […]

Top 25 Canadian Immigrants 2017

The Georgia Straight named Muhammad Morshed to its list of Top 25 Immigrants of 2017. Morshed, a clinical professor in UBC’s department of pathology and laboratory medicine, is also a […]

Ocean conservation needs a Hippocratic oath –do no harm

The Guardian published an op-ed about the need for a code of conduct for marine conservation co-written by Nathan Bennett, a postdoctoral fellow at UBC, the University of Washington, and […]

Nursing professor discusses sleep and parental depression

Roundhouse Radio interviewed Wendy Hall, a UBC sleep expert and nursing professor, about her latest research on sleep. She found that parents showed lower levels of depression after sleep intervention for […]

Forestry professor discusses fire preparedness

Lori Daniels, a UBC professor in the department of forest and conservation sciences, was interviewed on Roundhouse Radio. She discussed what to do if you see a forest fire, and […]

New coating material protects concrete pipes from corrosion

Journal of Commerce reported on UBC research that led to the development of a coating material that can extend the life span of concrete pipes. Negar Roghanian, a civil engineering […]