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BCHL turns to app to help detect concussions in players

A new app created by UBC researchers to help detect concussions in hockey players will be used by the British Columbia Hockey League, CBC reported. The HeadCheck app was designed […]

How rich you feel has little to do with your wealth

Elizabeth Dunn and Jiaying Zhao, two UBC psychologists, were quoted in a Business Insider article about the connection between wealth and how people perceive wealth. Dunn who heads the Social […]

Consider first-year interest groups as international student

U.S News & World Report mentioned a UBC program for first-year international students. Jump Start is a two-week program for all first-year international students at the university.

Vancouver creates challenge to promote ‘passive home’ design

CBC quoted Hadi Dowlatabadi, a Canada Research Chair at UBC’s Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability, after the city of Vancouver staged a challenge related to passive homes. Speaking about […]

Eclipse glass promotion halted after safety concerns

Jaymie Matthews, a UBC astrophysicist, was interviewed for a CTV story about the upcoming solar eclipse. He said there is no way to look at the sun safely without protection […]

ShanghaiRanking of World Universities 2017

Times Higher Education reported on the ShanghaiRanking Academic Ranking of World Universities 2017. UBC moved up three places from last year from 34th to 31st. Harvard took the top spot […]

UBC’s Marcus Davis looking to catch on with CFL team

Marcus Davis, a UBC football player, was profiled in The Province. The 5-foot-9, 185-pound receiver will be playing in his draft-eligible season with the UBC Thunderbirds. The story also appeared […]

Charlottesville: White educators need to fight racism every day

Michelle Stack, a UBC education professor, wrote an op-ed for The Conversation about the role of education in fighting racism following the terrorist attack in Charlottesville. She wrote that “unlearning […]

Solar Eclipse at UBC


The new disrupted normal

Cristie Ford, a professor and director of the Centre for Business Law at the Peter A. Allard School of Law at UBC, was quoted in an article in Canadian Lawyer about […]