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Trump could make cold weather depression worse this year

Erin Michalak, a UBC psychiatry professor, spoke to Newsweek about the impact of international stressors on depression. “What we know is that negative life effects and stress are a trigger […]

How stereotypes divide and conquer women

Research by Jennifer Berdahl, a gender scholar at UBC, was cited in a Boston Globe article about how stereotypes separate women. Berdahl’s research showed that in many workplace settings, “uppity” […]

Facebook’s technology can stoke divisions all over the world

Taylor Owen, a UBC professor of digital media and global affairs, was quoted in a Business Insider story about the role of Facebook technology in international affairs. “Facebook does not […]

Classic psychedelic drugs may reduce criminal behaviour

The International Business Times highlighted research by Zach Walsh, a professor at UBC’s Okanagan campus, about the possibility that psychedelic drugs could reduce criminal activity. “These findings add to a growing body […]

Hope for Indigenous Supreme Court justice swells

Gordon Christie, a professor at the Peter A. Allard School of Law at UBC, spoke to the Globe and Mail for a story about possible candidates for Canada’s Supreme Court. Speaking […]

Challenges with regulation: The sharing economy

Erez Aloni, a professor at the Peter A. Allard School of Law at UBC, appeared on CKNW’s The Simi Sara Show to discuss the challenges of regulating the sharing economy, […]

For an antioxidant boost, try coffee-leaf tea

The Globe and Mail mentioned UBC research in an article about antioxidants. UBC food scientists revealed that coffee leaves left to ferment and oxidize help balance the body’s nitric-oxide production, […]

National silver for Heat men’s golf

Kelowna Capital News reported on the success of the UBC Okanagan’s men’s golf team. The team place second at the CCAA national championship in Oshawa, Ontario.

The Shape of the World: Poetry and Ecology


More than two-thirds of Canadians support free trade deal with China

The National Post highlighted a UBC poll that found almost 70 per cent of Canadians support a free trade deal with China. Researchers Paul Evans and Xiaojun Li wrote that […]

The burning question of bioenergy’s green pedigree

Business in Vancouver interviewed David Woodson, UBC’s managing director of energy and water services, for a story about bioenergy. Woodson said the new bioenergy plant, in combination with a conversion of […]

Company claims app can prove you’re a good driver

Business in Vancouver highlighted UBC research into usage-based insurance (UBI) in the United States. Charles Weinberg and Miremad Soleymanian, from UBC’s Sauder School of Business, found that UBI uptake among […]