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3-bedroom Cambie Street home on the market for $11 million

Global interviewed Thomas Davidoff, a professor at the UBC Sauder School of Business, about a Vancouver home listed for more than twice what it was purchased for. He said the […]

How to prevent deadly infection in babies? Good bacteria

Tobias R. Kollmann, a UBC pediatric immunologist, spoke to The New York Times about a study that found babies fed a strain of Lactobacillus bacteria for one week were 40 […]

Children who play outdoors more likely to protect nature as adults

Forbes reported on a UBC study that found children who play outdoors are more likely to value and protect nature as young adults. The study was conducted by Catherine Broom, […]

International headache conference in Vancouver next month

The Vancouver Sun interviewed Siân Spacey, a UBC neurologist and director of the school’s headache clinic, ahead of an international headache conference. Spacey, who will speak about migraines at the […]

Climate change may shrink the world’s fish

National Geographic reported on a UBC study that found warming temperatures and loss of oxygen in the ocean will shrink hundreds of fish species even more than previously thought. William […]

Vancouver’s pollinators find new homes on UBC campus

Students at UBC’s school of architecture and landscape designed three pollinator homes to study how bees and bats adapt to urban environments, the Georgia Straight reported. Blair Satterfield, an architecture […]

Population estimate of Vancouver men who have sex with men

The Georgia Straight reported on UBC research that estimated the number of Metro Vancouver men who have sex with men. UBC researchers collaborated with others at the B.C. Centre for […]

UBC study on overvalued startup unicorns

Roundhouse Radio featured a segment about research from UBC and Stanford University which found that half of startup unicorns are significantly overvalued. The research was conducted by Will Gornall, a […]

Put your smartphone away to curb spending

A study conducted at UBC’s Okanagan campus found that we are more likely to treat ourselves with online purchases using a touchscreen device compared to a desktop computer, MSN reported. Ying […]

Larry Berman: Financial astrology, should you pay attention?

A study co-written by Maurice Levi, a UBC Sauder School of Business professor, was mentioned in a Business News Network article on financial astrology. Levi, Mark Kamstra of York University […]

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Social media users wowed by solar eclipse

Various media outlets mentioned UBC in stories about the reaction to the solar eclipse across Canada. Viewing parties took place at UBC’s Point Grey and downtown campuses. Stories appeared on […]

Rising old age security spending kept in check by CPP hikes: Report

Paul Kershaw, a professor in UBC’s school of population and public health, was quoted in a Canadian Press story about a review of the Canada Pension Plan. He said the […]

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 […]