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T-Birds find wings again after injuries rock men’s hockey squad

The Province interviewed Carter Popoff, a forward on the UBC men’s hockey team, about his team’s latest success. The article also highlighted UBC hockey player Mathea Fischer and Alessandra Gentile, a UBC volleyball player.

Smartphones and our brains

Peter Reiner, a UBC psychiatry professor, was interviewed about smartphones and our brains on CBC Radio’s Early Edition. Reiner also spoke with CBC Radio morning programs across the province including […]

UBC vice-president of finance and operations leaves job

CBC reported that Andrew Simpson, UBC’s vice-president of finance and operations, has left his job.

Iran’s protests might make the hardliners stronger: UBC academic

Global interviewed Parmida Esmaeilpour, a UBC lecturer, about anti-government protests in Iran. Esmaeilpour said the violent demonstrations could help strengthen the position of conservative hardliners.

Lesbian and bisexual girls lack adequate information on safe-sex practices: UBC study

The Vancouver Sun reported on a UBC study that found lesbian and bisexual teenage girls are not getting sufficient information about safe sex. “The real surprise for us was just […]

Vancouver homeowners’ uptake on property tax deferral slows

Metro News interviewed Tom Davidoff, a UBC business professor, for an article about property tax deferral in Vancouver. “Anyone who is paying their taxes who is over 55 is making […]

Buy time, not stuff, for more happiness

Reuters interviewed Elizabeth Dunn, a UBC psychology professor, about a study that suggests spending money to on time saving purchases can lead to increased happiness. Ashley Whillans, now at Harvard Business School, carried […]

B.C. wants feedback on sexual assault policies at post-secondary schools

Metro News mentioned an open letter penned by UBC professors asking for better sexual assault policies. The B.C. government wants to know what students and staff think about their college […]

Smelling your lover’s shirt may make you less stressed

Time Magazine reported on a UBC study that found smelling your partner’s shirt may lower stress. “I know I’ve personally seen men smelling the hair of their partner when they’re […]

Vancouver’s North Korea meeting: Opaque agenda, odd group of participants

The Globe and Mail quoted Brian Job, director of the Centre of International Relations at the Liu Institute at UBC, about a meeting about North Korea hosted by Canada and […]

She first picked up her cello at 40

Metro News reported on Elizabeth Brown Fell, who started playing the cello in mid-life, for a story on adult learning. The story quoted Shauna Butterwick, a UBC professor emerita of adult […]

Former chief justice Beverley McLachlin’s new novel

The Georgia Straight reported on a novel written by Beverley McLachlin, Canada’s chief justice and a former UBC law professor. McLachlin will retire from her position as chief justice this […]

Go with the Flow: Virtual Water and Real Estate


Who’s got more credibility? Profs, think tanks or the CBC

Work by Carey Doberstein, a UBC political scientist, was featured in a story about credibility in the National Post. Doberstein recently published a study in on the credibility gap between […]

Western Canada’s largest hackathon is happening at UBC

Daily Hive reported on a hackathon event at UBC slated for Jan. 13-14. More than 600 of the brightest minds in the Pacific Northwest will build projects in 24 hours.

Surrey executive helps build better B.C. health care

Business in Vancouver profiled Rowena Rizzotti, vice-president, health care and innovations of Lark Group and a UBC alumna. Rizzotti studied psychology and biochemistry at UBC’s Okanagan campus.

UBC receives grant to promote Buddhist studies

Fairchild Television reported that UBC received a grant to promote Buddhist studies. The story Jinhua Chen, a UBC professor in the department of Asian studies, commented on the impact of the […]

Canada’s youth are clear losers from higher minimum wage

Maclean’s cited research by Marc-David Seidel, a professor at the UBC Sauder School of Business, about youth employment. Seidel and two co-authors tracked Canadian youth and detailed benefits associated with teenaged employment. […]