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Pipeline politics: What’s next for B.C.?

The Vancouver Sun interviewed Richard Johnston, a political scientist at UBC, and George Hoberg, a professor at UBC’s Liu Institute for Global Issues, about the proposed Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion. […]

Info scarce for jobs associated with pipeline expansion

Jim Brander, a UBC Sauder School of Business economist, spoke to the Globe and Mail for an article about the lack of information for unions who want their members to […]

Website walks men through prostate cancer diagnosis, treatment

The Vancouver Sun featured a new website about prostate cancer created by researchers at UBC’s school of nursing. John Oliffe, a UBC nursing school professor, said the website, called If […]

Scientists identify the real king of the forest: fungus

The Globe and Mail featured research led by John Klironomos, a plant ecologist at UBC’s Okanagan campus, that found that fungi control forest diversity, not trees. Klironomos said the organisms, typically […]

Cold Vancouver winter could reduce impact of garden pests

Allan Carroll, a professor of forestry at UBC, spoke to the Vancouver Sun about the impacts of colder weather on local ecosystems. Carroll said a long, cold winter will better […]

Makosinski makes Forbes annual 30 under 30

Radio Canada reported on UBC student Ann Makosinski who was named to the Forbes Top 30 Under 30 list for her work as an inventor. Makosinski, who is studying English […]

Cost of beauty: Face up to celebrity treatments with consideration

Vivian Yin, a clinical professor in UBC’s department of ophthalmology, and Katie Beleznay, a clinical dermatology professor at UBC, spoke to The Province about the popularity of plastic surgery and […]

Plant-based Diets: Healthier for You, Healthier for the Planet


B.C. government assistance to homeowners could be $1.2 billion in 2017

Metro News interviewed Thomas Davidoff, a UBC Sauder School of Business professor, about the impacts of assisting homeowners in a hot market like Vancouver. Davidoff said adding benefits to the act of […]

UBC Reports | January 12

UBC Reports | January 12

Royal Society: Roman Krems

Roman Krems, professor in the Department of Chemistry, is a member of the Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists 2016.

T-Birds host Manitoba in third annual Winter Classic

T-Birds host Manitoba in third annual Winter Classic

The UBC Thunderbirds (6-10-2) are home for the first time in 2017 this Friday, January 13th, hosting the Manitoba Bisons (8-9-1) in the third annual Winter Classic.

My $125,000 MBA investment: Was it worth it?

My $125,000 MBA investment: Was it worth it?

My $125,000 MBA investment: Was it worth it? The Globe and Mail published an op-ed by Aubrey Chapnick, a graduate student at the UBC Sauder School of Business on his […]

Vancouver renters help million-dollar homeowners with their taxes

The Washington Post published a Bloomberg story quoting Thomas Davidoff and Tsur Somerville, professors at the UBC Sauder School of Business, about the provincial government’s plan to increase the homeowner’s grant […]

Peachland landslide cause still unknown

Dwayne Tannant, an engineering professor at UBC’s Okanagan campus, spoke to CBC about a landslide in the district of Peachland. Tannant said the priority is determining the source of the […]

Indigenous prof quits committee after UBC brings back Furlong

Daniel Heath Justice, chair of First Nations and indigenous studies at UBC, resigned from a sexual assault policy committee at the school after John Furlong was reinstated as a speaker […]

Students aim to design community around Coquitlam transit hub

Students from real estate programs at UBC, the University of Washington and Portland State University will compete to design a community around a Coquitlam transit hub, the Vancouver Sun reported. […]

Billions wasted on drug spending in Canada, research shows

Steve Morgan, a professor at UBC’s school of population and public health, spoke to CBC after an undercover investigation found that Canada wasted $15 billion over the last five years on highly priced […]

Buy a home, break the bank of Mom and Dad

Patrick Condon, the chair of urban design at UBC’s school of architecture and landscape architecture, spoke to Metro News about the wider implications of the gap between housing prices and […]