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So, the liberal order is in free fall? Not so fast

Taylor Owen, a UBC professor of digital media and global affairs, co-authored a Globe and Mail op-ed on the future of liberal democracy. “A key requirement to ensure the reform […]

Smell of death tells undertaker bees it’s time to remove corpses

New Scientist reported on work by Alison McAfee, a UBC researcher who studies honeybees. “The honeybees work together to fight off disease,” McAfee said.

Cryptocurrency caution: buyers beware the cybercash hype

CBC quoted Marc-David Seidel, a professor at the UBC Sauder School of Business, in an article about cryptocurrency. He said he’s wary about the companies that help trade this currency.

Sex education for lesbian and bisexual girls

Bustle highlighted new UBC research that shows most sex education does not provide lesbian and bisexual girls with the information they need to practice safe sex, or protect themselves from […]

Students: Here’s how to start the year off right

Huffington Post reported on a study from UBC’s Okanagan campus that found post-secondary students exercise less once they start school. UBC researchers worked with first-year students for a three-month study […]

China, Japan criticizing upcoming conference on North Korea

News 1130 interviewed Paul Evans, a UBC expert on global affairs, about an upcoming conference on North Korea happening in Vancouver. “China is very reluctant to attend meetings about North […]

Royal B.C. Museum nominates Indigenous music collection for UNESCO program

An Indigenous music collection at the Royal B.C. Museum was recently nominated for a United Nations world memory program designation, the Canadian Press reported. The collection was put together by […]

How dirty tricks in business can backfire on the offender

The Globe and Mail reported on research by Gene Moo Lee, a professor at the UBC Sauder School of Business. Lee and a team of researchers studied fake news in the […]

Cryptocurrency boom leaves Vancouver exchange scrambling

The Vancouver Sun interviewed Cristie Ford, a professor at the Peter A. Allard School of Law at UBC, about cryptocurrency as a commodity in Vancouver. Ford said, to her recollection, […]

Things to do in Metro Vancouver this week

The Province reported on various events at UBC campus this week. The Opera Tea Series featuring the UBC Opera Ensemble and an exhibit at the Morris and Helen Belkin Art […]

UBC alumni involved in Steven Galloway case offer advice to creative writing students at Concordia

The Globe and Mail mentioned UBC in an article about allegations of sexual assault and harassment within the creative writing program at Concordia University.

Stressed out? Take a whiff of your partner’s shirt: UBC study

CTV Vancouver Island reported on UBC research that suggests you can lower stress by smelling your partner’s shirt. “The main finding, which we were very excited about, was that women […]

Why the minimum wage hike is working for Kathleen Wynne

David Green, a UBC professor of economics, was quoted in a Maclean’s article about the minimum wage hike in Ontario. “We’re moving into uncharted territory,” Green said.

All things real estate with UBC’s Tom Davidoff

Tom Davidoff, a UBC economist was interviewed for a Business in Vancouver podcast about real estate in Metro Vancouver. He discussed global and local trends affecting housing affordability.

Rideshare would add to Vancouver’s traffic congestion

Sumeet Gulati, a UBC economics professor, was quoted in Metro News about the impact of rideshare companies. Gulati said the companies lead to more vehicle miles travelled in a region.

Canadian university admission deadlines

Maclean’s interviewed Andrew Arida, director of undergraduate admissions at UBC, for a story about university admissions in Canada. Arida discussed the benefits of doing well in school as well as […]

The high price of Vancouver’s working class romanticism

The Vancouver Courier interviewed Zachary Hyde, a UBC sociology PhD candidate, about gentrification in Vancouver. Hyde discussed his work on gentrification and urban development.

Inequality rearing its ugly head in B.C., we can do better

John Millar, a UBC professor emeritus, was quoted in a National Observer story about inequality in B.C. He said growing inequality is a health issue, an economic issue and a […]

Shear wall testing could spur seismic code change

Construction Dive mentioned UBC research in a story about seismic code change. The researchers created concrete reinforced by polymer-based fibers that can resist seismic activity.