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Solar Eclipse at UBC

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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 […]

It’s the economy, democrats, but inequality is not the issue

The New York Times mentioned an economics study co-written by a UBC researcher in an article about income inequality. Economists at UBC, Princeton, and the University of Chicago found that […]

UBC Okanagan students engineer rental app

Kenneth Chau, an engineering professor at UBC’s Okanagan campus, and Cailan Libby, a recent UBCO grad, developed a website that addresses renting difficulties, Global reported. The website, called Happipad, is intended […]

Amount of Vancouver office space expected to become dire

The Vancouver Sun interviewed Joshua Gottlieb, a professor at UBC’s Vancouver School of Economics, in a story about commercial real estate. He said Vancouver maintains a disproportionate amount of single-family zoned […]

Editorial: More housing availability options needed here

Business in Vancouver mentioned the UBC Sauder School of Business in an article about housing. The article discussed a Sauder study on investing in affordable housing that found public investment […]

Cheaper meds needed

Derryck Smith, a UBC clinical professor emeritus, wrote a letter in The Province in response to an op-ed by Diane McIntosh, a psychiatrist and clinical professor in UBC’s department of […]

New drug that ‘acts like a ninja’ can tackle, diagnose dementia

Daily Mail reported on a drug for people with dementia that is being developed by UBC researchers. Researchers from UBC designed the drug to bind to toxic proteins and stop […]

Medicine Collective Workshop

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Marijuana, PTSD treatment data is insufficient: Researchers

The Washington Times quoted Zachary Walsh, a UBC psychology professor, about treating post-traumatic stress disorder with marijuana. Walsh is the lead author of a study that reviewed previous medical marijuana research and […]

B.C. joins legal battles against Trans Mountain pipeline expansion

UBC experts were interviewed by various media outlets after the B.C. government announced its plan to join the legal fight against the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion because Kinder Morgan has not […]

Data shows percentage of obese children has fallen nationally

CBC interviewed Angela Devlin, an obesity researcher in UBC’s faculty of medicine, about Statistics Canada data that shows that obesity rates for children in Canada are declining. She said although […]

UBC experts on war of words between North Korea and the U.S.

Two UBC professors weighed in about the war of words between the leaders of North Korea and the United States. Michael Byers was interviewed on CBC Radio’s Early Edition and […]

Legal weed: An accidental solution to the opioid crisis?

The Conversation published an op-ed by Stephanie Lake, a PhD student in the school of population and public health, and M-J Milloy, a professor in UBC department of medicine, about […]

Amazing algorithms that can sketch and recreate 3-D shapes

Alla Sheffer, a UBC computer scientist, has developed a new type of software, Digital Journal reported. Sheffer worked with Adobe Research and technologists at Washington University to create software that […]

Robot lends people with disabilities a helping arm

The Vancouver Sun 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 […]

Want to buy happiness? Splurge on these 5 things

MSN published a story that cited a UBC study on how our happiness is connected to our spending habits. The 2008 study by researchers at UBC and Harvard Business School […]