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Common courtesy can humanize cancer care

Common courtesy can humanize cancer care The National Post published an op-ed by UBC Medicine Prof. Richard J. Wassersug about bolstering patient trust in their health-care providers. Read more.

Thousands raised for KidSport at annual Swim-A-Thon

Thousands raised for KidSport at annual Swim-A-Thon

The Thunderbird Athletic Council is keeping busy over the summer. On June 28, Kitsilano Pool was the site of 9th annual KidSport Vancouver Swim-A-Thon.

Discover the UBC Farm through your tastebuds!

Get your local, certified organic veggies, fruits, herbs, flowers and free-range eggs straight from the UBC Farm at our Saturday Market.

UBC Reports | July 7

UBC Reports | July 7

Mongolians vote in their first presidential run-off

Daily Mail and South China Morning Post published an Agence France Presse story about the Mongolian election featuring an interview with Julian Dierkes, a professor with UBC’s Institute of Asian Research. He […]

Letting Big Brother track driving could make you better driver

CBC highlighted a study from the UBC Sauder School of Business that examined how driving safety is affected by usage-based insurance. Charles Weinberg, the study co-author, said researchers found women […]

Women’s orgasms are even more fascinating than we fathomed

Lori Brotto, a UBC professor of gynecology and registered psychologist, was interviewed for a CBC article on female orgasms. Brotto discussed the female body’s response to orgasms, including the release of […]

European studies expert discusses Trump’s Poland trip

CTV News interviewed Kurt Huebner, interim director for the Institute of European Studies at UBC. He discussed Donald Trump’s trip to Poland where the American president will give a speech.

Teen drinking down but LGB teens consume at higher rates

CBC reported on new UBC research that examined rates of drinking alcohol among B.C. teens. The study found drinking rates are declining among teens overall, but not as much for […]

What Sears Canada’s case says about safety of retirement benefits

Global quoted Ronald Davis, a professor at UBC’s Peter A. Allard School of Law, about possible changes to benefits for Sears Canada employees. Davis said if the retailer’s motion is […]

Nature on the move

Chelsea Himsworth, a professor at UBC’s school of population and public health, was quoted in a Globe and Mail story about pest and plant species that pose health risks. She […]

Parklets could revamp Kelowna downtown core: UBCO study

Global reported on a group of students at UBC’s Okanagan campus who prepared a report on the positive impacts of parklets in a city. The students created the report as […]

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Doctors explain why B.C.’s GreeNDP should kibosh Site C dam

An op-ed in the National Observer about the Site C dam, cited a report co-authored by UBC geography professor Karen Bakker that found the demand for electricity has “dropped significantly.”

Gallery: Vancouver Aquarium opens Steller sea lion exhibit

The Vancouver Sun mentioned UBC in a story about the Steller sea lion exhibit at the Vancouver Aquarium. The article reported that aquarium trainers work in close collaboration with UBC […]