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B.C. gov’t will fight Kinder Morgan pipeline, not delay permits

The Vancouver Sun interviewed Jocelyn Stacey, a professor who teaches environmental law at the Peter A. Allard School of Law at UBC, for a story about the Kinder Morgan pipeline. Speaking about […]

How sleep problems in children affect parents

International Business Times published an op-ed about children’s sleep by Wendy Hall, a UBC nursing professor. She said “we found that mothers’ depression was associated with their sleep quality, fatigue […]

Want to be happy? Buy more takeout, hire a maid, study says

The New York Times reported on UBC research that found people reported higher daily wellbeing and life satisfaction if they spend their money on time-saving purchases. Lead author Ashley Whillans, […]

Great white shark population booms in B.C.

International Business Times reported on future fish distribution research by William Cheung, a professor at the Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries at UBC. He said “based on my team’s […]

The gaybourhood in a post-gay, post-Orlando world

Amin Ghaziani, a UBC sociology professor, was interviewed for a Mel Magazine article on the concept of a “gaybourhood.” He said gay districts for LGBTQ people “incubate unique cultures, political […]

Where Vancouver leads in LGBT progress

A Georgia Straight article on LGBT progress in Vancouver mentioned UBC members including HIV/AIDS researcher Dr. Julio Montaner; the Sexual Health Laboratory led by Lori Brotto; the Men’s Health Research […]

UBC aims to clean Canada’s dirty water with bacteria

A new technology project led by Pierre Bérubé, a UBC civil engineering professor, was featured on Business News Network. The invention uses bacteria and gravity to turn non-potable water into […]

RACE to diagnosis at VJH

Castanet reported on a UBC study that found a rapid access clinic at Vernon Jubilee Hospital led to earlier diagnosis of gastrointestinal cancers and reduced staff overtime costs. According to […]

Stopping the opioid epidemic means smarter prescribing

Evan Wood, a UBC medicine professor, Canada Research Chair in Inner City Medicine, and the director of the B.C. Centre on Substance Use, wrote an op-ed for the Globe and […]

Beekeeping Workshop: Bees and Wax

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Trees can make or break city weather: UBC research

Indo-Canadian Voice reported on a study about the impact of trees on city weather. Lead study author Marco Giometto, who wrote the paper as a UBC postdoctoral fellow in civil […]

Pediatrics professor discusses infant who died of meningitis

Manish Sadarangani, a professor in UBC’s department of pediatrics, was a guest on AM770 CHQR (July 25, 11:00 am, at 36:30 mark) to discuss the case in Iowa of an infant who […]

B.C.’s LNG outlook dims after Pacific NorthWest LNG project scrapped

The Canadian Press interviewed James Tansey, a professor with the UBC Sauder School of Business, after the Pacific NorthWest LNG project was cancelled. Tansey said it’s unlikely any major facilities […]

The real consequences of fake news

Dominik Stecula, a political science PhD candidate at UBC, wrote an op-ed for The Conversation about his research on how consumers judge the legitimacy of a news story. He wrote […]