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China’s secret aid empire uncovered

BBC interviewed Xiaojun Li, a UBC political science professor, in an article about researchers who uncovered the Chinese state secret regarding how much money Beijing gives in aid to other […]

Scientists find DNA cause behind nut allergies

International Business Times featured UBC researchers who have identified a gene associated with an allergy to peanuts. Denise Daley, study co-author and a professor in UBC’s department of medicine, said […]

Road pricing in Vancouver

CBC Radio’s On The Coast featured an interview with Alexander Bigazzi, a UBC civil engineering professor, about road pricing. He discussed how natural boundaries of downtown Vancouver peninsula could be […]

Trial for UBC attempted murder suspect

CBC reported on the trial for a man accused of attacking a fellow student inside a UBC dormitory. The story also appeared on Yahoo and a similar story appeared on CTV.

Yellow teeth are stronger than bright white teeth

Reader’s Digest quoted Adriana Manso, a clinical professor in UBC’s faculty of dentistry, for an article about how whitening agents weaken teeth. He said “bleaching products contain hydrogen peroxide that diffuses […]

Ketone salts may slow down athletic performance

Business Standard reported on UBC research that examined the impact of nutritional salts on athletics performance. Jonathan Little, a professor at the school of health and exercise sciences at UBC’s Okanagan […]

Vessel noise reduces killer whales’ ability to hunt

John Ford, a UBC zoology researcher, weighed in for a Vancouver Sun article about new research that finds vessel noises lowers the ability of killer whales to hunt. He said […]

Starfish, anemones protect ecosystems from climate change

Business Standard reported on UBC research that found limpets, sea otters or starfish are very important to help ecosystems combat climate change. Senior study author and UBC zoologist Christopher Harley […]

Ottawa shortlists B.C. partnership for supercluster strategy

Business in Vancouver reported on a report commissioned by numerous groups championing a digital technology supercluster for B.C. The partners behind the report included UBC president Santa Ono, who is […]

BCIC Ignite Awards help bring innovative technology to market

BC Business reported on innovative research by Victor Lo, a UBC professor emeritus of civil engineering. Lo and his team have developed an innovative microwave heating and oxidation pre-treatment process […]

Quebec pharmacare system creates winners and losers

Indo-Canadian Voice highlighted research by Steve Morgan, a professor in UBC’s school of population and public health, that found Quebec spends $200 more per person than the rest of Canada […]

Obesity rates among children see tenfold increase in past 40 years

The Globe and Mail quoted James Johnson, a UBC professor of cellular and physiological sciences and surgery, in an article about increased rates of obesity among children. He said “childhood obesity continues […]

SkyTrain must extend from downtown Vancouver to North Shore

Daily Hive reported on a potential extension of Metro Vancouver’s SkyTrain network and quoted Erick Eberhardt, a professor and director of geological engineering at UBC. He discussed the possible geological […]

2017 Gairdner International Symposium


Pre-sale home flipping in Vancouver isn’t a problem: Expert

Buzz Buzz News quoted Thomas Davidoff, a professor at the UBC Sauder School of Business, about a motion by Mayor Gregor Robertson that could allow Vancouverites to have first dibs […]

Opinion: Relations between majority and minority nationalities are never set in stone

The Vancouver Sun published an op-ed by Philip Resnick, a UBC professor emeritus of political science, about a small region in the Pyrenees that threatens to break away from Catalonia should […]

Annual apple festival returns to UBC this weekend

The Georgia Straight highlighted UBC’s annual Apple Festival, which returns to the botanical garden October 14 and 15 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event will feature around 34,000 […]