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Scientists find 21 new bird species by asking the birds

Discover Magazine highlighted UBC research that suggests birds that look the same but have songs so different they can’t recognize each other should be considered distinct species. The researchers studied […]

Children relentlessly bullied won’t be unhappy as adults: Study

Daily Mail mentioned a UBC study in an article about bullying and happiness. The UBC research found that new university students consistently think their peers have more friends, which affects […]

Breakthroughs for chlamydia

UBC research was mentioned in an article in the Daily Mail. UBC microbiology researchers are working on discovering a cure for chlamydia and found key genes that influence how the […]

Let burnt-out forests regrow instead of logging them: UBC prof

David Andison, a UBC forestry professor, was interviewed for a Global story about dealing with the aftermath of forest fires. Andison said “immediately after a fire you’ve got sort of […]

‘Disadvantaged’ Americans least likely to receive statins

CBC mentioned a UBC study in an article about heart disease prevention drugs. Steve Morgan, a professor at UBC’s school of population and public health, examined how older women in […]

Operating Engineers Union at UBC serves 72-hour strike notice

Global reported that the union representing operating and maintenance engineers at UBC served 72-hour strike notice on the university. Members voted in favour of a strike two weeks ago.

Analyzing the LNG industry in B.C. as another company bails

Werner Antweiler, a professor at the UBC Sauder School of Business, was quoted in a News 1130 article after the Aurora LNG project was cancelled following four years of analysis. […]

The gospel according to Ben Heppner (and Blind Boys of Alabama)

The Vancouver Sun reported on an upcoming performance at the Chan Centre on UBC campus. Canadian opera singer Ben Heppner will perform with gospel group Blind Boys of Alabama on […]

Trudeau’s tax reforms: Here’s how the loopholes work

Kevin Milligan, a UBC professor of economics, spoke to Global about federal tax reforms. He said “the legislation might be ambiguous.” Work on the same topic by Milligan was also […]

7 reasons why your bus pass should become your new best friend

24 Hours Vancouver reported on the Compass Card services available to UBC students. All eligible students at UBC’s Vancouver campus have access to the program.

UBC president crowd-surfs while football T-Birds win

The Vancouver Sun reported on the UBC Thunderbirds football team, which beat the Saskatchewan Huskies 31-10. UBC president Santa Ono crowd-surfed at the event and called the Homecoming Game “electrifying.” […]

Federal privacy commissioner opens Equifax breach investigation

The Canadian Press interviewed Hasan Cavusoglu, a professor at the UBC Sauder School of Business, about the Equifax breach of private information. Cavusoglu said it’s likely Canadians are the last […]

UBC faces new sexual assault human rights complaint

The Canadian Press reported on a sexual assault complaint filed with the B.C. Human Rights Tribunal against UBC. UBC said privacy legislation does not permit it to discuss individual cases. […]

Alberta debates ending twice-yearly time changes

Work by Stanley Coren, a UBC psychology professor emeritus, was featured in a CBC Edmonton story. Coren’s 1996 study showed there is a slight increase in car crashes in the […]

Children and sleep: How much do they really need?

The Conversation published an op-ed about children’s sleep by Wendy Hall, a UBC nursing professor. She reviewed the latest recommendations for amount of sleep for children and said research indicates […]

UBC golf team tees up for transition, but talent pool isn’t dry

The Province reported on the UBC golf program. UBC teams won three of four titles available at the Canadian University/College Golf Championships in June. A similar story appeared in the […]

Life-saving Poop and Ethics of Microbiome Therapies


Marcello Leone: ‘Stay true to what you’re doing. It takes time’

Marcello Leone, a UBC alumnus, was profiled in the Globe and Mail. Leone, the president and CEO of Vancouver-based athletic-apparel company Respect Your Universe Apparel, studied psychology at UBC.

Acting against racism

Two UBC professors were quoted in a North Shore News article about combatting racism. Sunera Thobani, a professor in the department of Asian studies at the Institute for gender, race, […]