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Amid rush to densify, house on Cambie Street listed for $11M

Tsur Somerville, a professor at the UBC Sauder School of Business, spoke to CBC about a Vancouver home listed for $11 million. He said price hikes like this aren’t uncommon […]

Aether the robot a welcome addition to B.C. group home

CBC reported on a robot created to help people with disabilities. Aether, a “collaborative service robot,” was a collaboration among post-doctoral students at UBC and SFU and developers with JDQ […]

Educators should play more important role fighting racism: Prof

CBC interviewed Michelle Stack, a professor in UBC’s department of educational studies, about the role of educators in fighting racism. She said teaching provides a significant opportunity to question subtle, […]

Planning professor discusses closing gas stations

CBC interviewed Lawrence Frank, a UBC community planning professor, about the decreasing number of gas stations in Vancouver. Frank said “people will have to change their patterns in terms of […]

BCHL partners with concussion-tracking app HeadCheck

UBC researchers created a new app to help detect concussions in hockey players will be used by the British Columbia Hockey League, The Province reported. Harrison Brown, one of the […]

Home equity lenders say easy approvals ‘fill a need’

The Vancouver Sun quoted Kin Lo, an accounting professor at the UBC Sauder School of Business, about easy approvals for home equity loans. Lo said banks’ home equity loans are […]

City trees turn winds into breezes

The Times U.K. highlighted UBC research into the impact of trees on climate in cities. Marco Giometto, a former postdoctoral fellow in civil engineering, used a detailed simulation of a […]

Douglas Todd: Ethics of high home prices

The Vancouver Sun quoted Michael McDonald, a UBC ethics professor emeritus, about housing inequity in Vancouver. He suggests people should not be too hard on those making substantial profits on […]

Maratha community’s reservation demand a political headache

Economic Times India cited a UBC study about the Marathas community in India. The survey that took place between November 2006 and May 2007 found that the Marathas are the […]

3% of Metro Vancouver men gay or bisexual: Study

Metro News reported on UBC research that found 2.9 per cent of the male population in Metro Vancouver over age 16 have sex with men. Ashleigh Rich, a population and […]

Doklam: From British to Chinese interests, follow the money

Tsering Shakya, the Canadian Research Chair in Religion and Contemporary Society at UBC, wrote an op-ed for South China Morning Post about the history and political implications of exploring the […]

Male hair loss: Three ways to reduce risk of going bald

A UBC study was cited in a Express U.K. story about avoiding baldness among men. The study found that using a shampoo with the ingredient ketoconazole lowers testosterone production in […]

Will B.C.’s $15 minimum wage help or hinder the economy?

Roundhouse Radio interviewed Mark Thompson, a professor emeritus of industrial relations at the UBC Sauder School of Business, about the increased minimum wage in B.C. He discussed how the increase […]

The crucial opioid interventions Canada needs now

The Globe and Mail published an op-ed by Mark Tyndall, a professor at UBC’s school of population and public health, and Benedikt Fischer, a psychiatry professor at the University of […]

Don’t criminalize people on HIV treatment

The Globe and Mail published an op-ed by Julio Montaner, a UBC-Killam professor of medicine and the UBC-St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation chair in AIDS Research, and Kora DeBeck, a professor at […]

Opinion: UBC erases boundaries between engineering and health

The Vancouver Sun published an op-ed by Dermot Kelleher, dean of UBC’s faculty of medicine, and James Olson, the interim dean of the faculty of applied science, about UBC’s school […]

From Mars to the Multiverse


How legitimate is the annulment shocker in ‘Game of Thrones?’

Salon quoted Robert Rouse, a UBC professor of medieval English literature, about marriage annulments during the time of the television show Game of Thrones. He said “marriages were formed to […]