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1 in 5 new condos in Vancouver owned by non-residents

The Province interviewed Nathanael Lauster, a UBC professor of sociology, about a report from the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation and Statistics Canada that compared non-resident ownership in urban centres. He said the data […]

The First International Conference on Health Care with Chinese Medicine


California is a terrible place to test autonomous cars

Vice quoted Jim Little, a UBC computer scientist, about a sensor called LIDAR used in autonomous cars. “Until LIDAR becomes cheap we’re going to have to think about using cameras,” […]

Shaw ‘set off a bomb’ in the cellphone data market: Experts

Marc-David Seidel, a professor at the UBC Sauder School of Business, spoke to the Vancouver Sun about Shaw’s recent moves in the cellphone data market. Seidel said the company’s broader […]

Photos that capture Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip’s romance

Huffington Post interviewed Sarika Bose, a royal expert and a UBC lecturer in Victorian literature, for a story about the romance between Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip. Bose said the […]

Metro Vancouver condo prices surge

News 1130 interviewed Thomas Davidoff, a professor at the UBC Sauder School of Business, about the Vancouver real estate market. Davidoff said the biggest surprise of the year has been […]

5 ways to stop feeling negative during holidays

Reader’s Digest Best Health quoted Jessica Tracy, a UBC professor of psychology, about ways to stop feeling negative during the holidays. She said as people take on more responsibilities and […]

Implications of Amtrak train derailment

Garland Chow, a UBC Sauder School of Business professor, was interviewed on Global about the implications of the recent Amtrak train derailement. Chow weighed in on the future of high-speed […]

Space aging, psychology among experiments for astronaut

Space reported on research by Phyllis Johnson, a UBC sociologist, in an article about psychological health among Canadian astronauts. Johnson, who will collect questionnaires from astronauts, explained how the six-person […]

Drone images give in-depth knowledge of wildfire devastation

CBC reported on UBC forestry researchers who used drones to examine B.C.’s wildfire-ravaged forests. Nicholas Coops and master’s students assessed damage from the 2017 fire season.

Canadian province of British Columbia bans grizzly hunting

Xinhua quoted Adam Ford, the Canada research chair in wildlife restoration ecology at UBC, after B.C. banned grizzly bear hunting. He said the ban doesn’t address the destruction of grizzly […]

Women rarely accused of sexual harassment, and here’s why

USA Today interviewed Jennifer Berdahl, a professor at the UBC Sauder School of Business, for an article about sexual harassment. Berdahl said men learn a sense of superiority over females […]

Psychoactive plant may reduce need for opioids

Global reported on research from UBC’s Okanagan campus that suggests a psychoactive plant may be an alternative to opioids for pain medication. Researchers at UBCO and the University of Rochester […]

UBC researchers create device to detect what’s in your food

CTV highlighted UBC researchers who developed a quick and easy test to detect foreign products in meat. “Food fraud is a pretty large global issue,” said researcher Yaxi Hu.

It’s up to us to ensure British Columbia thrives in interesting times

Santa Ono, the president of UBC, wrote an op-ed for Business in Vancouver. “Our young people are willing and eager to solve the problems of this world – problems for […]

Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin showing no signs of slowing down

The Washington Post cited a UBC Sauder School of Business study in an article about NHL superstar Alex Ovechkin. The research examined when NHL forwards hit their scoring peak.

Can sadness be good for reading?

U.S. News and World Report highlighted a study about how sadness influences learning. “We found that deep learning was better with sadness,” said Caitlin Mills, a UBC psychology postdoctoral student […]