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Vancouver’s vanishing architectural history preserved

Vancouver Sun published a book review of the West Coast Modern House Series of books. Leslie Van Duzer, a professor at UBC’s school of architecture and landscape architecture, said “the […]

BCIC Ignite Awards will honour technology innovators

BC Business highlighted work by Steven Rogak, a UBC mechanical engineering professor, who won a BCIC Ignite Award for his work on a hydrogen internal combustion engine project. Simon Pickup, […]

In defense of doodling

University Affairs cited a 2012 article in UBC’s Undergraduate Journal of Psychology about the effects of doodling. The study, by UBC psychology student Elaine Chan, found that “doodling may only be beneficial […]

Aging specialists hope to learn from Dutch ‘dementia village’

Dan Levitt, a UBC nursing professor, spoke to the Vancouver Sun about a Dutch facility that is one of the world’s most innovative developments in caring for people with dementia. […]

Greens call for ban on foreign ownership of farmland

Thomas Davidoff, a professor at the UBC Sauder School of Business, was interviewed for a Business in Vancouver article about the Green Party’s call to ban foreign ownership of farmland. […]

UBC getting its own free all-day sober partying festival

Vancouver Courier highlighted an upcoming sober partying festival at UBC. Party4Health aims to promote “healthy partying.”

Talking wine in Penticton

Kelowna Capital News reported on an initiative that features a discussion about the wine industry. The UBC-KEDGE Wine Industry Collaboration is a partnership between UBC’s Okanagan campus and KEDGE Business […]

Jagmeet Singh’s win opens doors for Canada’s minorities

Allan Tupper, a UBC political science professor, spoke to Al-Jazeera about Jasmeet Singh, the new leader of the federal NDP Party. Tupper said “he’s got to read the electorate beyond […]

Talk covers wild fire causes and benefits

Lori Daniels, a forest ecology professor and director of the Tree-Ring Lab at UBC, was quoted in Kelowna Capital News ahead of her talk at the Science in Society Speaker […]

Developers plan to build world’s tallest passive house towers

Xinhua mentioned UBC’s Brock Common student residence building in an article about tall tower developments. Brock Commons is currently the world’s tallest wooden tower.

Genetics: Sex and the single cell

Carolyn Brown, a UBC geneticist, was quoted in a Nature story about the idea that our body cells have a “sex.” She discussed the concept that only one of the […]

How single-family zoning impacts Vancouver housing

Roundhouse Radio interviewed Nathanael Lauster, a UBC sociology professor, about how single-family zoning contributes to the local housing crisis. He discussed the fact that Metro Vancouver’s single-family zoning is “occupying […]

Five MoUs signed with global institutes for collaborative research

Hindustan Times reported on UBC’s involvement in memoranda of understanding signed to foster collaborative research. The memoranda were signed by UBC, National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education, Asian Institute of Public Health, […]

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Mongolia’s domestic politics complicate foreign policy

Mendee Jargalsaikhan, a UBC political science PhD candidate, wrote an op-ed for Huffington Post about Mongolian politics. She wrote that “at this moment of great uncertainty, every uncoordinated Mongolian foreign […]

China’s Arctic road and belt gambit

Michael Byers, the Canada Research Chair in Global Politics and International Law at UBC, was quoted in a Radio Canada story about the vulnerability of China’s current trade routes. He […]

McMaster smoking ban will leave medicinal pot users in pain

CBC Hamilton interviewed Zachary Walsh, a psychology professor at UBC’s Okanagan campus and a cannabis and substance abuse researcher, about McMaster University’s upcoming smoking ban. He said the ban seems […]

The climate change course we can take

Sara Harris, a UBC professor in the department of earth, ocean and atmospheric sciences, was interviewed on Roundhouse Radio about climate change. She discussed the art of teaching and her […]

Rethinking the scientific career

Chronicle of Higher Education published an op-ed co-written by Steven J. Hallam, a UBC professor of microbiology and immunology, and director of the ECOSCOPE training program. The op-ed discussed how […]