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Tallio Day 6: Can new DNA science offer definitive answers?

The Vancouver Sun mentioned lawyers affiliated with the UBC Innocence Project. The lawyers represented a man accused of a 1983 murder.

The rousing lessons of the Avro Arrow

An article by Philip Stamp, the director of UBC’s Pacific Institute of Theoretical Physics, was published in the Globe and Mail. Stamp profiled the history of one of the world’s […]

Game of Thrones and why medieval libraries chained books

Time Magazine quoted Robert Rouse, a UBC professor of medieval English literature, about the new season of the television show Game of Thrones. Rouse discussed the history of chained libraries […]

Psychology researcher discusses bias

Roundhouse Radio featured an interview with Anthea Pun, a UBC psychology graduate student who researched racial preferences among infants. Pun found that one year olds in her study showed no […]

Open letter to incoming premier John Horgan—replace appointed postsecondary boards

The Georgia Straight published an op-ed by Charles Menzies, a UBC professor of social anthropology, about the need for incoming premier John Horgan to replace the appointed postsecondary boards. He […]

North Korea stamps show missiles aimed at U.S. Capitol

Newsweek quoted Ross King, a professor and head of UBC’s department of Asian studies, after North Korea released anti-American stamps. King said both North Korea and the U.S. use the […]

Forestry professor discusses fires and climate change

Lori Daniels, a UBC forestry professor, was interviewed on Roundhouse Radio about the B.C. forest fires. She discussed the connections between the province’s forest fires and climate change.

Seven things you should do every day to stave off dementia

Express U.K. cited a UBC study in an article about ways to prevent dementia. Researchers at UBC’s Aging, Mobility and Cognitive Neuroscience Lab found that going for a one-hour walk three times a […]

Med-tech creates app-based ultrasound for clinicians

Tim Salcudean, a UBC biomedical engineering professor, spoke to Business in Vancouver about a local med-tech company that has created a unique hand held ultrasound device. He said “having something that […]

Scientists focus on hydraulic fracking fallout in B.C.

Business in Vancouver interviewed Roger Beckie, the head of UBC’s department of earth, ocean and atmospheric sciences, about hydraulic fracking. Beckie is leading a study that will involve preparing a controlled […]

Bamboo invasion: What happens when you plant the wrong type

The Vancouver Courier interviewed Douglas Justice, the associate director, horticulture and collections at UBC Botanical Gardens, about planting and managing bamboo. He said if you want to plant running bamboo, it’s […]