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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 […]

Winter has always made a difference in war

Robert Rouse, a UBC professor of medieval English literature, spoke to Time Magazine about the impact of the seasons on warfare in relation to the fantasy series Game of Thrones. He […]

Fish might be shrinking

UBC research suggests fish may shrink in size if ocean temperatures continue to increase due to climate change, Popular Science reported. Daniel Pauly, the study’s lead author and the principal investigator […]

Being active in your 50s lowers stroke risk

Daily Mail reported on a Norwegian study that found getting fit in middle age halves stroke risks, and cited related UBC research about the link between women’s body image and […]

Whole Foods cutting some prices after Amazon takeover

CBC interviewed David Hardisty, a marketing professor at the UBC Sauder School of Business, about the repercussions of lower prices at retailers such as Whole Foods. He said “we tend […]

To be happier, science says put more money towards this

Inc cited UBC research that found when people spend money on time-saving services it can make them feel happier. Elizabeth Dunn, the study author and a UBC psychology professor, found […]

Mixed reality enhances neuroanatomy studies at UBC

Global reported on UBC students who used mixed reality technology to explore the brain. Claudia Krebs, a professor of anatomy in UBC’s faculty of medicine, believes augmented reality will help […]

UBC Dialogues: Can we raise children in Vancouver?

CBC highlighted an upcoming UBC Dialogues event called “Can we raise children in Vancouver?” Stephen Quinn, host of CBC Radio One’s On The Coast, will moderate the discussion.

B.C. could see alternative road pricing after bridge toll elimination

UBC experts weighed in on the elimination of tolls on two major Metro Vancouver bridges. Patrick Condon, the chair of the urban design program at UBC, told Global “we should […]