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How to stop overdoses? Prevent them to begin with

Lindsey Richardson, a research scientist with the B.C. Centre on Substance Use and assistant sociology professor, and Jenna Van Draanen, a UBC postdoctoral fellow, wrote an op-ed for The Conversation.

Minister Mark encourages engagement on existing sexual violence policies

Minister Mark encourages engagement on existing sexual violence policies

Melanie Mark, Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Training is encouraging more public engagement for the Prevent Sexual Violence campaign.

Bordeaux in China, Champagne in Kent

Elizabeth Wolkovich, a UBC zoologist, spoke to BBC about how rising temperatures in wine regions have forced growers abroad to set up vineyards in new, cooler areas.

How to stop overdoses? Prevent them to begin with

Lindsey Richardson, a research scientist with the B.C. Centre on Substance Use and an assistant sociology professor at UBC, and Jenna Van Draanen, a UBC postdoctoral fellow, wrote an op-ed […]

A powerful new weapon against drug-resistant bacteria

Science Magazine highlighted a new peptide-based drug developed at Leiden University Medical Center that could treat antibiotic-resistant microbes. UBC microbiologist Bob Hancock, who is also developing antimicrobial peptides, was interviewed […]

Judging Mayor Gregor Robertson’s legacy

CBC interviewed Max Cameron, a UBC political scientist, about the legacy of Mayor Gregor Robertson who will not seek re-election. Cameron believes Robertson’s legacy will be a positive. Cameron also […]

UBC grad sentenced to jail for sex assault at frat house

CBC reported that a man will serve jail time for sexually assaulting a female student at a UBC fraternity house two years ago.

Non-residents own 10% of Vancouver condos

Metro News interviewed Nathanael Lauster, a UBC demographer and housing expert, for an article about foreign buyers in Vancouver. Lauster suggests raising property taxes to help make buying real estate […]

China heaping scorn on North Korea meeting in Vancouver

The Canadian Press interviewed Paul Evans, a UBC professor and expert on Asia, about an upcoming meeting about North Korea in Vancouver. He said it’s not clear what the Canadian […]

50 things to do in Metro Vancouver on Friday

The Georgia Straight highlighted events at UBC. The article highlighted exhibits at the Museum of Anthropology as well as an event involving UBC music students.

The Phil Lind Initiative: Steven Pinker

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Many teen girls don’t know they can get an STI from other girls

Vice reported on a UBC study that examined how well high school girls understand safe lesbian sex. Researchers interviews 160 teens who self-identified as queer and highlighted major gaps in […]

Dead zones in the ocean

Roundhouse Radio interviewed UBC researcher Rashid Sumaila, director of the fisheries economics research unit at the UBC Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries. Sumaila said dead zones, or areas of […]

Local farmers market is top choice for vendors

Vendors at the Burnaby Farmers Market choose Burnaby as their first-choice market over bigger markets in the region, according to a study by students from UBC’s faculty of land and […]