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T-Birds find a connection after women’s basketball squad bonds in Cuba

The Province highlighted the UBC women’s basketball team and their trip to Cuba. The squad returned to Canada and went on a four-game win streak.

The technology uses near-infrared spectroscopy to measure the local metabolism of an athlete's muscles.

UBC wearable technology could change the way athletes train

Going for the gold is what the Olympics is all about and three UBC entrepreneurs are working to help athletes get closer to the podium.

Fill in blanks of Indigenous medical history through research

CBC mentioned Indigenous medical research being done at UBC. Nadine Caron, a professor at UBC’s Northern Medical Program, is co-leading the Silent Genomes project to create a database of background […]

Mayors call on B.C. to widen Highway 1 to Chilliwack

CBC quoted Gordon Lovegrove, an engineering professor at UBC’s Okanagan campus, for an article about the call to widen a B.C. highway. He said studies show that expanding highways and […]

Alaska earthquake triggered small tsunami but B.C. is lucky: Expert

Several UBC researchers spoke to various media outlets about the Alaska earthquake and tsunami warning. UBC professor and earthquake expert Simon Peacock told Global that residents were lucky the earthquake […]

UBC student not criminally responsible for attack sent back to Saudi Arabia

CTV reported that a UBC student who was found not criminally responsible for stabbing a fellow student has been allowed to return to his home country of Saudi Arabia after […]

The answer to asthma may be in dirty diapers

The Vancouver Sun interviewed Stuart Turvey, a UBC professor and pediatrician at B.C. Children’s Hospital about the rise of childhood asthma. “Kids aren’t being exposed to infections and microbes in […]

Islamophobia, Freedom of Speech and the Limits of Canadian Multiculturalism


Philosophy, gambler’s instincts are recipe for success

Business in Vancouver profiled Husein Rahemtulla, a UBC alumnus and co-founder of a meal plan company. Rahemtulla studied philosophy at UBC.

If a woman has these qualities, never let her go: Scientists

The Independent U.K. cited a UBC study in a story about qualities that make for a lasting relationship. The study found that strong people prioritize the goals of their partners […]

Megadams not clean or green, says expert

The Tyee mentioned a report by UBC’s Program on Water Governance that found the Site C dam project “has more significant negative environmental effects than any other project ever reviewed under […]

Wade Davis: Light at the edge of the world

CBC Radio’s Ideas published an interview with Wade Davis, a UBC anthropology professor. Davis explained why we need to pay more attention to the values, voices, and concerns of Indigenous peoples.

Toronto-area air pollution is segregated community to community

Huffington Post quoted Chris Carlsten, a UBC respiratory specialist and the Canada Research Chair in occupational and environmental lung disease, about pollution. He said it’s conceivable for health effects to arise in […]