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UBC students can now study the human brain using holograms

CBC reported on mixed reality technology used to explore the brain at UBC. Claudia Krebs, a professor of anatomy in UBC’s faculty of medicine, said the interactive 3D models of […]

Climate change might shrink fish

Scientific American reported on a UBC study that found fish could be up to 30 per cent smaller in three decades because of climate change. Daniel Pauly, a professor at […]

Trans Mountain faces hurdles before construction

Kevin Hannah, a UBC geographer with expertise in environmental assessment processes, spoke to the Vancouver Sun after Canada’s energy regulator said Kinder Morgan must meet more conditions before starting construction […]

6 extracurricular activities for kids beyond swimming and karate

The Huffington Post featured a program for children at the UBC Farm. The “Junior Saplings” program aims to get young kids interested in gardening and the outdoors.

Taylor Nill joins UBC staff

The Canadian Press reported on Taylor Nill, who will join the UBC Thunderbirds coaching staff under his father, head coach Blake Nill. Nill, who played for his father at the […]

Study suggests correlation between perfectionism and suicide risk

Paul Hewitt, a UBC psychology professor, co-authored a paper that suggests people intent on perfection may be at greater risk of suicidal thoughts and suicide, Global reported. The study was led […]

John Ivison: Surprise! Doctors don’t like being branded tax cheats

The National Post quoted Kevin Milligan, a UBC economist, in a story about the Liberal government’s new small-business tax reforms. Milligan said the changes must be implemented skilfully to ensure […]

Maracle never ceases to amaze in UBC women’s soccer crease

The Province profiled Marlee Maracle, the goalkeeper for the UBC Thunderbirds women’s soccer team. The UBC squad comes into the year ranked third in Canada. The article also highlighted football […]

Demetri Martin: Let’s Get Awkward Tour


UBC students face lengthy waiting list for housing assistance

The Vancouver Courier cited a Global interview with Andrew Parr, UBC’s managing director of student housing, for a story about housing waitlists at UBC. Parr said the university is receiving […]

UBC researchers use herb as new osteoporosis therapy

Roundhouse Radio reported on UBC research that found an herb used in traditional Chinese medicine may be central to a new osteoporosis therapy. The herb could prevent bone loss without […]