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To feel better, spend money on saving time

A Wall Street Journal article cited a UBC psychology study that found people feel happier when they pay to save time compared to when they buy something nice for themselves. […]

Number of Hongkongers migrating to Canada hits 20-year high

Yan Miu-chung, director of UBC’s school of social work, was quoted in a South China Morning Post about the rising number of people from Hong Kong migrating to Canada. Yan […]

Mayor apologizes for calling Syrian refugees potential ‘terrorists’

CBC cited a UBC study in an article about a B.C. mayor who called Syrian refugees potential terrorists. The 2014 study found that immigration reduces the overall crime rate in […]

Students take part in Reconciliation Studies program

The Globe and Mail reported on a reconciliation studies course accredited by UBC. The course is offered by the Haida Gwaii Higher Education Society and is the first of its […]

South China Sea succumbing to pollution due to political impasse

The Voice of America cited a UBC study in an article about worsening environmental degradation in the South China Sea. The 2015 study found demand for fish and the technical level […]

The dirtiest spots: What’s hiding in your hotel room?

Negin Rahanjam and Bob Hancock, two UBC microbiologists, were featured in a CTV story about finding bacteria in hotel rooms. The microbiologists took swabs from a hotel room and analyzed […]

FarmAde 2017


China used research mission to test trade route in Canada

Michael Byers, a professor of international law at UBC, spoke to the Globe and Mail after China used a research mission to test a trade route in Canada’s Northwest Passage. […]

Two UBC Okanagan buildings to tender in 2018

John Metras, managing director of UBC’s infrastructure development, spoke to the Journal of Commerce about the numerous building projects at UBC including two student residences at UBC’s Okanagan campus. He […]

Unions happy but mixed reviews for first NDP budget

Tsur Somerville, a professor at the UBC Sauder School of Business and an expert on real estate development, spoke to News 1130 about the NDP provincial budget. He said this […]

UBC students find workarounds to counter massive housing waitlist

The Vancouver Courier interviewed Andrew Parr, UBC’s managing director of student housing and hospitality services, for a story about the student housing waitlists at UBC. He said “every time we […]