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Transgender athletes still face hurdles in sport: Vancouver forum

Metro News cited a UBC study in an article about the challenges for transgender athletes. The UBC research found that LGBTQ youth in B.C. are half as likely to participate in […]

Tablets are as useful as real-life practice in teaching kids

Daily Mail featured a UBC study that found children learn just as much from interactive media as they do from human face-to-face interaction. Researchers found that children showed the same […]

To be a better problem-solver strategic design thinking is key

Moura Quayle, co-founder of the UBC Sauder School of Business and the director of the Liu Institute for Global Issues, was featured in an Inc article. Quayle has worked as […]

Trying to quit smoking? Put your lungs to work

Carly Priebe, a postdoctoral fellow in UBC’s school of kinesiology, spoke to Men’s Fitness, about her research that connected a running program to the ability to quit smoking. A follow-up […]

Subsidy program ‘appropriate’ for new plan transition: Horgan

Two UBC political science professors weighed in on the B.C. subsidy program for campaign finance legislation. The Globe and Mail interviewed Richard Johnston who said there’s no consensus among academics […]

Regular exercise benefits those with spinal cord injuries

Castanet featured research from UBC’s Okanagan campus that found regular exercise helps people with spinal cord injuries. Kathleen Martin Ginis, a professor with UBC Okanagan’s school of health and exercise […]

Better support needed for female ex-cons to keep them out of jail

The Canadian Press reported on a UBC study that suggests women in provincial jails need treatment to address trauma, addiction and chronic diseases in order to reduce the numbers that […]

Small towns need to do more to help immigrants feel they belong

Castanet reported on research from UBC’s Okanagan campus that examined the well-being of rural immigrants. Susana Caxaj, a UBC professor in the school of nursing, and undergraduate student Navjot Gill, […]

UBC professor discusses men’s health

John Oliffe, a UBC men’s health researcher in the school of nursing, was interviewed on Roundhouse Radio. He discussed the taboos around discussing prostate cancer.

All mouth and no ears: Settlers with Opinions

Daniel Heath Justice, a UBC professor and Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Literature and Expressive Culture, wrote an op-ed for The Conversation about people who apologize for colonialism. He wrote […]

Research to Action: Advancing Urban Sustainability


Best of Vancouver 2017: City Life

The Georgia Straight reported on a book by David Boyd, a UBC professor of law, policy, and sustainability. The Rights of Nature: A Legal Revolution That Could Save the World outlines […]

Trudeau heads to NATO, G7 summits, where Trump is top of mind

The Canadian Press quoted Allan Sens, a UBC political science professor, about Donald Trump meeting with Trudeau and other leaders at the NATO summit. Sens said “at this very delicate […]

Tallwood House stands out from the crowd

University Affairs featured UBC’s Brock Commons timber tower student residence. John Metras, the university’s managing director of infrastructure development, explained that Tallwood House cost approximately eight to 10 per cent […]

Ottawa must improve research funding or risk losing innovation race

The Globe and Mail published an op-ed co-written by Santa Ono, the president and vice-chancellor of UBC, about the need for research funding in Canada. Ono, Suzanne Fortier of McGill […]

Bedroom rules shut door on affordable housing for families

CBC quoted Nathanael Lauster, a UBC professor of sociology, about housing guidelines that say a boy and girl over age five should not share a bedroom. Lauster said the guideline is […]

Shoshana Seumanutafa’s name is a mouthful, her game is a handful

The Province profiled UBC Thunderbirds rugby player Shoshana Seumanutafa. The UBC freshman scored three tries in the Thunderbirds’ historic win over Alberta. The article also highlighted hockey player Manraj Hayer […]

UBC’s Welcome Home Party attracted over 500 alumni

The Georgia Straight reported on UBC’s celebration of the alumni association’s 100th anniversary. Steve Kennedy, the director of marketing and communication at alumni UBC, said more than 500 guests attended […]

Siri has a new voice but that’s not the most important thing

Molly Babel, a professor in UBC’s department of linguistics, was interviewed for a Popular Science article about the new voice of the digital assistant Siri. Babel said the new voice […]