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UBC Reports | July 14

UBC Reports | July 14

Shark research with Madeline Cashion

MSc candidate Madeline Cashion discusses her shark research project, and why she is fascinated by sharks.

Austin Glover joins T-Birds men hockey

Austin Glover joins T-Birds men hockey

The UBC Thunderbirds men’s hockey team has landed a coveted piece as 21-year-old forward Austin Glover has committed to join the roster this fall.

We created B.C.’s wildfire problem – and we can fix it

We created B.C.’s wildfire problem – and we can fix it

We created B.C.’s wildfire problem – and we can fix it Lori Daniels, a professor in UBC’s department of forest and conservation sciences, co-wrote an op-ed for the Globe and […]

Addicted to your phone? 4 steps to regain mastery of your phone

Forbes cited UBC research in a story about combatting phone addiction. The study found that people who only checked their emails three times per day experienced significantly less stress compared with those […]

Childbirth fear study looking for participants

Nichole Fairbrother, the director of UBC’s Perinatal Anxiety Research Lab, was interviewed on CBC Radio’s Early Edition about women who experience a fear of childbirth. Fairbrother discussed the various levels […]

Health researcher discusses social emotional learning

Eva Oberle, a researcher at UBC’s school of population and public health, was interviewed on CBC Radio’s Early Edition about a study on social emotional learning. She discussed the inherent […]

Newborns consider people of their native language as good

Hindustan Times reported on a UBC study that found disliking people who are different is a learned behaviour. Anthea Pun, a UBC developmental psychology researcher, said one year olds in […]

UBC Farm Workshop: Summer Foraging

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Transport Canada’s Arctic drone project delayed

Michael Byers, a UBC political science professor, was interviewed by CBC for a story about Transport Canada’s delayed plan to patrol the Arctic with a drone. Byers said Transport Canada may […]

Want to save the planet? Have fewer children, study says

Global reported on a study from UBC and the University of Lund that examined which of our decisions are most impactful in combatting climate change. The study found that your […]

Miller, Beckett, King Arthur’s Night at UBC Theatre and Film

The Georgia Straight highlighted the 2017-18 season at the UBC Theatre and Film program. The article explores the productions of King Arthur’s Night, Happy Days, and Wives and Daughters, among […]

We created B.C.’s wildfire problem and we can fix it

Lori Daniels, a professor in UBC’s department of forest and conservation sciences, co-wrote an op-ed for the Globe and Mail about managing wildfires. Daniels, Robert Gray, a fire ecologist and […]

Lumber prices see ‘big jump’ after wildfires in British Columbia

The Canadian Press interviewed Harry Nelson, a UBC forestry professor, about the recent increase in lumber prices due to B.C. wildfires. Nelson said the province’s entire production of lumber would […]

Rookie Grant Shephard brings world title, exposure to T-Birds hoops

Grant Shephard, an incoming UBC Thunderbirds basketball player was profiled in The Province. The 6-foot-10 forward was part of the Canadian team that won the Under-19 FIBA men’s basketball world […]