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Radiofrequency denervation offers no benefits for back pain

The New York Times quoted a UBC researcher about radiofrequency denervation, which can be used to treat back pain. Esther T. Maas, a postdoctoral fellow at UBC’s school of population and […]

$15 minimum wage should be something Ontarians can agree on

Two UBC professors weighed in on the minimum wage hike in Ontario. One Huffington Post article cited work by David Green, a UBC economics professor. He argued that a $15 minimum […]

Films bring actors back from the dead with creepily real CGI skin

Motherboard reported on UBC computer scientists who are working to create an algorithm that simulates the movement of skin in order to make life-like digital characters. Dinesh Pai and his […]

What happens if the Canadian housing market crashes

Thomas Davidoff, a UBC professor, was quoted in a Vice story about the possibility of a Canadian housing market crash. Davidoff said that a crash would not make the rental […]

Would stumpage reform help end Canada’s softwood lumber war?

Harry Nelson, a professor of forest resource management at UBC, spoke to Business in Vancouver about the possibility of timber licensing in B.C. He said opening up the whole province […]

B.C. firm developing key components for zero-emission car

Walter Merida, the director of UBC’s Clean Energy Research Centre, was interviewed for a Globe and Mail story about a zero-emission car. He said the joint venture between Daimler and […]

Forest industry could lead way in meeting B.C. climate goals: Study

Business in Vancouver mentioned the Brock Commons hybrid wood tower on UBC campus. The article highlights the latest research by the Forest Carbon Management Project.

Burnaby boy Beijing bound

Burnaby Now highlighted Luke Lockhart, a UBC hockey player who signed with the Kunlun Red Star of the Kontinental Hockey League.

Gallery welcomes new curator

Toby Lawrence, a UBC alumna and the new curator at the Kelowna Art Gallery, was featured in Kelowna Capital News. Lawrence received a master’s degree in Art History from UBC […]

What’s the point of booster seats?

Takuro Ishikawa, a UBC PhD candidate in experimental medicine, was quoted in a Globe and Mail article about the purpose of booster seats. Ishikawa said the main purpose of a […]

NeuroFutures 2017


Common courtesy can humanize cancer care

The National Post published an op-ed by Richard J. Wassersug, a professor in UBC’s department of urologic sciences. He wrote that “the one-on-one relationship has been lost when a referral […]

Indigenous art education series offered at UBCO

Kelowna Capital News reported on the Summer Indigenous Art Intensive at UBC’s Okanagan campus. The program is organized by the faculty of creative and critical studies.