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Rick Mercer at UBC

Rick Mercer of the Rick Mercer Report on CBC immerses himself in cutting edge research — and meets UBC President and Vice-Chancellor Santa Ono.

Jalalpoor aims to pace T-Bird offence in final season

The Province highlighted UBC basketball player Phil Jalalpoor. The story also mentioned hockey player Matt Hewitt and soccer player Aman Shergill. The story also appeared in the Regina Leader Post.

Heat women split with national champs

Kelowna Capital News highlighted the UBC Okanagan Heat volleyball team’s latest results against the UBC Thunderbirds. The women’s team came out 1-1 while the UBCO men lost both matches.  

How Canada can end energy poverty and winter cut-offs

The Conversation published an op-ed by Maryam Rezaei, a PhD candidate at UBC’s Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability, about energy poverty. “For adults, the best-documented effect is on self-reported mental health: People […]

Vancouver project takes silver in sustainability awards

Journal of Commerce mentioned Jason Heinrich, a graduate of UBC’s school of architecture and landscape architecture, who was honoured at North America’s sustainable design awards, Heinrich won second place for his set […]

New Zealand foreign home ownership ban gains B.C. attention

Global quoted Thomas Davidoff, a professor at the UBC Sauder School of Business, in a story about a foreign home ownership ban in New Zealand. “I tend to believe restrictions, […]

The ‘problem child’ is a child, not a problem

The New York Times interviewed Adele Diamond, a UBC neuropsychologist, about children labelled as “problem children.” Diamond said isolation triggers loneliness, which further weakens self-regulation.

Worrying you don’t have enough friends destroys health, happiness

Inc featured UBC research that found a majority of people worry about friendship, which destroys their health and happiness. Ashley Whillans, who led the study as a PhD candidate at UBC, found that […]

Ranking Canadian universities by marijuana use of students

Maclean’s mentioned UBC in an article about an annual student survey that reveals the amount of marijuana use in schools and programs across Canada.

UBCO develops tool to discover grapes impacted by smoke

Kelowna Capital News reported on a new analytical tool developed by researchers at UBC’s Okanagan campus that can determine how smoke impacts grapes. “Until now, detecting these smoky compounds in […]

Sea of Blood: A Night at the North Korean Opera


Student organization hosts annual ‘Haunted House’

Kelowna Now reported on a haunted house organized by the Asian Student Association at UBC’s Okanagan campus. The ASA is a non-profit student organization that strives to promote ethnicity and […]

Why is no one talking about hospital-acquired delirium?

Roger Wong, executive associate dean of education at UBC’s faculty of medicine, spoke to The Walrus for a story about hospital-acquired delirium. Wong, who has made hospital-acquired delirium part of […]

People who take psychedelics less likely to commit violent crimes

Vice reported on UBC research that found “lifetime” psychedelic use was associated with a decrease in the chances of someone having committed theft, assault, property crime, or other violent crime in […]