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Family comes first for UBC freshman forward Matt Revel

The Province profiled UBC Thunderbirds hockey player Matt Revel. He scored a goal and an assist in his first league game with the TBirds. The article also highlighted hockey player Jaedon Cooke […]

UBC Day of Learning

CBC Radio’s Early Edition featured an interview with Mary and Tosh Kitagawa about the UBC Day of Learning: Japanese Canadian Student Tribute event. They discussed the 75th anniversary of the […]

UBC Okanagan and TRU explore cannabis bioproducts

CBC reported on a collaboration among researchers at UBC’s Okanagan campus, Thompson Rivers University and several industrial partners. They will aim to discover potentially useful products that can be made […]

Survivor of dormitory attack speaks out, trial for accused begins

Various media outlets reported on the trial for a man accused of attacking a fellow student inside a UBC dormitory. Stories appeared on CBC (also on Yahoo), Global (here and here), CTV, […]

Peanut allergy gene discovery could lead to early diagnosis

The Vancouver Sun featured UBC researchers who identified a gene associated with allergy to peanuts. Denise Daley, study co-author and professor in UBC’s department of medicine, said “the discovery of […]

UBC’s Carrie Jenkins asks big questions about love in new book

The Vancouver Sun published an interview with Carrie Jenkins, a UBC philosophy professor, who wrote a book about love. She said that “philosophy is a collaborative process. It’s not about […]

One-bedroom Vancouver apartment listings at $2,000 a month

Work by Louie Dinh, a data scientist and UBC master’s candidate, was featured in a Georgia Straight article about housing costs in Vancouver. According to Dinh’s analysis of Craiglist postings, […]

What it costs us when we don’t know our neighbours

The Boston Globe cited work by Emily Dunn, a UBC psychologist, in a story about the costs of a society with fewer in person connections with others. She found that […]

UBC researchers take ‘stink’ out of wastewater treatment

Castanet highlighted researchers from UBC’s Okanagan campus who are making wastewater treatment safer and smell better. Cigdem Eskicioglu, an engineering professor and study co-author, worked with colleagues and were able […]

Ontario school board targets offensive Halloween costumes

The Globe and Mail quoted Michelle Stack, a professor in UBC’s department of educational studies, in a story about offensive Halloween costumes. She said Halloween is an opportunity to speak […]

Finalists for Governor-General’s Literary Awards

Benjamin Hertwig, a PhD candidate in UBC’s English department, is a finalist for a Governor-General’s award in the category of English-language poetry, the Globe and Mail reported. He was nominated […]

Smartphones: The next generation’s alarm clock

Kelowna Now interviewed Paul Gabias, a psychology professor at UBC’s Okanagan campus, about the impacts of using a cell phone before bed. He said “sleep is important for many reasons […]

1 in 5 West Vancouver households ‘low income’

North Shore News interviewed Daniel Hiebert, a UBC geography professor, about Statistics Canada data on areas with residents who have “low income.” He said some of the findings show “we’re […]

Want to hire more women? Make workplace fertility friendly

The Globe and Mail published an op-ed by Caitlin Dunne, a clinical professor in UBC’s department of obstetrics and gynecology, about making workplaces fertility friendly. She wrote that “flexible health-care […]

Tips on increasing productivity, battling workplace distractions

CBC New Brunswick reported on UBC research that sheds light on the impact of constantly checking email. The UBC study associates higher levels of workplace stress to how often you […]

Film Screening: Katyar Kaljat Ghusali (A Dagger Through the Heart)


2017 BC CEO Awards: Hamed Shahbazi

Business in Vancouver profiled Hamed Shahbazi, a UBC alumnus and founder of a financial technology firm. Shahbazi is the winner of the 2017 mid-market category for Business in Vancouver’s BC […]

Researchers develop spray-on solution to combat quakes

Various media outlets reported on UBC researchers who developed seismic resistant concrete. Salman Soleimani-Dashtaki, a civil engineering PhD candidate, created a form of spray-on concrete that keeps walls in place. The […]

Federal government seeks partner to create domestic jet biofuel industry

Jack Saddler, a professor of bioenergy, was interviewed for a National Post article about the biofuel industry. Saddler said traditional biofuels like ethanol don’t work in airplanes because of their […]