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Salmon eating insects instead of fish better for environment

Tim Cashion, a UBC PhD candidate studying fisheries economics, was interviewed by National Geographic. He said the fish farm industry has substantially reduced the amount of fish meal used over […]

Would you like some smoke with that wine?

Boise Public Radio highlighted research out of UBC’s Okanagan campus that showed the effects of wildfire smoke on grapes. The UBC team found that grapes retain chemicals in smoke and […]

How average speed cameras could make B.C.’s roads safer

CBC interviewed Werner Antweiler, a UBC professor of economics, about average speed cameras. “It has been proven to be a very effective system to regulate speeds and make sure people […]

Drones give researchers new perspective on jellyfish

The Canadian Press and other media outlets reported that UBC researchers have been using drones to understand the size and composition of moon jellyfish clusters off B.C.’s central coast. “With […]

Time’s up, inventors: UBC needs you to synchronize 1,800 clocks

The Vancouver Sun quoted John Metras, UBC’s associate vice-president of campus facilities, about the need for replacement timepieces on campus. “We have a variety of legacy systems that really need […]

Singing prof uses music to educate miners about mercury

Marcello Veiga, a UBC mining engineering professor, is using parody pop songs to help reduce the use of mercury in small-scale gold mining in developing countries, the Vancouver Sun reported. […]

From dashcams to slowing down: 5 ideas for fixing ICBC

Metro News cited research by Chuck Weinberg, a professor at the UBC Sauder School of Business, about ways for ICBC to decrease spending. Weinberg found that drivers who used devices […]

Hey, rugby players: Go from maul to mall in this suit

Darrell Kopke, an adjunct professor of entrepreneurship at UBC, was featured in Vancouver Magazine for his new men’s apparel company. Kopke and Michael Kopke founded Aedelhard.

B.C. Green leader draws line in sand over LNG

Business in Vancouver quoted Hadi Dowlatabadi, a professor at UBC’s Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability, in a story about the LNG industry in B.C. Dowlatabadi said a big LNG project could […]

Discussing ‘fake news’

Chantal Hebert, an award-winning journalist, will take part in a discussion on fake news, Castanet reported. The event is part of UBC Okanagan’s Irving K. Barber School of Arts and […]

35 things to do in Vancouver this week

Daily Hive reported on UBC president Santa J. Ono’s upcoming address to the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade. He will discuss UBC’s new strategic plan and what it means for […]

Always Liminal, Always in Transition: Reading Hong Kong as Staircase City


Liberals’ problem with immigration

Korea Times interviewed Antje Ellermann, a UBC political science professor, about how liberals in Korea tend to oppose immigration. Ellermann said that over time Korean liberals will also embrace immigrants as members […]