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CEO let his kids use knives, it could be good: Experts

Business Insider quoted an op-ed in The Conversation by Mariana Brussoni, a UBC professor of pediatrics, in an article about the benefits of dangerous play. “Children need to be given […]

Opinion: Connecting Canada’s research and innovation agendas

Alejandro Adem, Canada Research Chair at UBC and the scientific director of Mitacs, a not-for profit organization that funds research and training at universities, wrote an op-ed for the Vancouver Sun. […]

Home is where the hockey is for UBC’s Bellerive

The Province highlighted Brie Bellerive, a UBC Thunderbirds hockey player. The TBirds have a record of 6-2 and lead the Canada West standings. The story also mentioned soccer player Connor Guilherme and volleyball […]

Top infrastructure points that made the news

Financial Express India reported on new earthquake-proof concrete developed by UBC researchers. The material acts like steel and bends during quake simulations instead of crumbling.

Top universities release free or nearly free online courses

Inc mentioned UBC on its list of newly offered online courses to update your skills. The article mentioned UBC courses on accounting, organizational behaviour and business foundations.

‘China-first’ policies raise B.C. business concerns

Business in Vancouver cited a UBC survey that examined Canadians’ support for a Canada-China free trade agreement. The survey showed 69 per cent support the agreement.

Alternative business structures pushed for B.C. law firms

Carol Liao, a professor at the Peter A. Allard School of Law at UBC, was quoted in a Business in Vancouver story about whether public ownership would improve access to […]

Vancouver readies homeowners for empty homes tax

UBC business professor Tom Davidoff was quoted in a Canadian Press story on the rollout of Vancouver’s new empty homes tax, designed to ease the city’s tight rental market. Davidoff […]

UBC Remembers


UBC shelves new freedom of expression statement

The Globe and Mail reported that UBC has shelved a draft of a new statement on freedom of expression. “The president thought maybe it was time to look at the statement […]

Health Canada eases restrictions on abortion pill Mifegymiso

Wendy Norman, a family doctor and UBC professor who is studying the uptake of Mifegymiso, commented on news that the abortion drug can now be prescribed by a wider range […]

First Inuk surgeon, National Gallery curator, CEO honoured with awards

CBC mentioned Gloria Cranmer Webster, a UBC alumna, who was one of the recipients at the Indigenous Indspire awards. Cranmer Webster, who was honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award, was […]

Lawyers push for additional DNA testing in murder conviction

The Globe and Mail mentioned lawyers affiliated with UBC’s Innocence Project in a story about the latest developments in the case of a man convicted of murder. The lawyers say testing […]