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‘Stroke coach’ pilot program

Janice Eng, a UBC professor and director of the rehabilitation research program with Vancouver Coastal Health, spoke to CBC about a new VCH pilot program for stroke prevention. The program […]

Mobility pricing approaches

Patrick Condon, a professor in the school of architecture and landscape architecture at UBC, was interviewed on CBC’s Early Edition about the proposed policy approaches for mobility pricing in Metro […]

Deprescribing medications for older adults

UBC pharmaceutical sciences professor James McCormack was quoted in a US News & World Report story about moves to prevent overmedicating older patients. One recommendation is for people to work […]

Why price-fixing is hard to catch

CBC News interviewed Jim Brander, a professor at UBC’s Sauder School of Business, for a story on price-fixing in the Canadian bread industry. Brander said the discussion to begin price-fixing […]

B.C. researchers explore possible cure for Type 1 diabetes

Global reported on the first human trials for a potential new diabetes treatment being conducted in Vancouver. UBC and VGH researchers are testing the treatment, which is designed to turn […]

Why the ‘housing crisis’ is really about globalization

William E. Rees, a UBC professor emeritus of human ecology and ecological economics, discussed the links between housing and globalization in a Tyee op-ed. “It is entirely possible…that Vancouver’s housing/income/globalization […]

Lesbian sexual health neglected by healthcare and education

Georgia Straight and City News reported on UBC research that showed sex education may be failing lesbian and bisexual girls. The UBC study analyzed data from an online survey of […]

Not much wiggle room for new sanctions against North Korea

A CBC News story on the possibility of new sanctions against North Korea quoted UBC professor Don Baker. Baker said that more international partners need to participate for new pressures […]

The digital attack on democracy

UBC postdoctoral research fellow Chris Tenove authored an article for Policy Options about defending ourselves from electoral interference by foreign digital operations. Tenove discussed a report prepared by UBC political […]

Bank of Canada raises interest rates again

The Vancouver Courier interviewed UBC Sauder School of Business professor Thomas Davidoff about the potential impact of the interest-rate rise on homeowners and the real estate market. “If you look […]

Professor calls on UBC to disclose any disciplinary action against prof

A UBC professor is calling on the university to disclose whether it took disciplinary action against psychology professor Stephen Porter, reports the Globe and Mail. UBC has said that provincial privacy legislation […]