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UBC prof: Risks of herbicide use by City of Richmond low

Richmond News interviewed Karen Bartlett, a professor at UBC’s school of population and public health, about a herbicide used in Richmond to tackle the invasive Japanese knotweed. Bartlett said the […]

A better way to cut generic drug prices

Steve Morgan, a professor at UBC’s school of population and public health, co-wrote an op-ed for iPolitics about prescription drug policy. Morgan and Nav Persaud, from the University of Toronto, […]

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Review: ‘How to Fall in Love with Anyone’ is a touching guide

The Globe and Mail published a review of a book by Mandy Len Catron, a UBC English lecturer. Catron’s book, How to Fall in Love with Anyone, delves into life […]

The Phantom of the Opera: Eva Tavares brings emotion, singing, dancing

Eva Tavares, a UBC alumna and actor, was profiled in the Edmonton Journal. Tavares, who will be performing in the touring production of Phantom of the Opera, studied opera at […]

Opinion: How to effectively address the overdose epidemic

Evan Wood, a UBC medicine professor, Canada Research Chair in Inner City Medicine, and the director of the B.C. Centre on Substance Use, wrote an op-ed for the Vancouver Sun about […]

8 iconic Canadian university buildings

University Affairs featured the Pharmaceutical Sciences building at UBC as one of the most iconic buildings at a Canadian university. The building earned a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design gold […]

UBC Reports | July 28

UBC Reports | July 28

Small nuclear power reactors: Future or folly?

Small nuclear power reactors: Future or folly?

Small nuclear power reactors: Future or folly? The National Post published an op-ed about nuclear reactors by M. V. Ramana, a professor at UBC’s Liu Institute for Global Issues, and […]

Engineering Safe Water

Researchers at UBC Okanagan’s School of Engineering are exploring ways to improve the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of monitoring municipal water systems.

Meet Team Canada: Taipei swan song for Thunderbirds

Meet Team Canada: Taipei swan song for Thunderbirds

The three Thunderbirds know they will be a big part of Team Canada’s mission to improve upon a somewhat disappointing seventh-place finish in 2015.

Small nuclear power reactors: Future or folly?

The National Post published an op-ed about nuclear reactors by M. V. Ramana, a professor at UBC’s Liu Institute for Global Issues, and the Simons Chair in Disarmament, Global and […]

For some microorganisms, symbiosis is more of a hostage situation

UPI reported on UBC research that suggests some symbiotic relationships among microorganisms includes coercion. Speaking about a particular freshwater bacterium, Vittorio Boscaro, a UBC biologist, said “although the host needs […]

Geography professor discussed impact of city trees

Breakfast Television interviewed Andreas Christen, a UBC geography professor, about UBC research that found losing just one tree around a building can drive up heating costs in that building. He […]

B.C. pledges education action – for the good of democracy, Canada should follow suit

The Conversation published an op-ed by Michelle Stack, a professor in UBC’s department of education studies, about government action on education. She wrote that “if we put money into education […]

Site C dam evictees hold their breath, still in political limbo

Metro News mentioned an April report by the Program on Water Governance at UBC that found cancelling the Site C dam project would still save B.C. up to $1.65 billion.

Port Alberni sawmill shut over supply, softwood dispute

The Times Colonist quoted Harry Nelson, a UBC forestry professor, about the softwood lumber dispute. He is skeptical that a deal is close since the U.S. lumber lobby likely wants more […]

B.C. gov’t will fight Kinder Morgan pipeline, not delay permits

The Vancouver Sun interviewed Jocelyn Stacey, a professor who teaches environmental law at the Peter A. Allard School of Law at UBC, for a story about the Kinder Morgan pipeline. Speaking about […]