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For a better BC: Darcy Good

Darcy Good is studying medicine at UBC to change stigmas around mental health in Indigenous communities.

Our earthly economy is now extraterrestrial

Our earthly economy is now extraterrestrial

Michael Byers, the Canada Research Chair in Global Politics and International Law at UBC, wrote an op-ed for the Globe and Mail about the inaugural flight of SpaceX’s newest rocket, the Falcon Heavy.

2018 Lunar New Year Celebration – Year of the Dog


Canada’s Trudeau under pressure to cork provinces’ wine, oil row

Ross Hickey, an economics professor at UBC, spoke with Reuters about an oil pipeline dispute between B.C. and Alberta. He said that under a trade agreement among western provinces, B.C. […]

Making sense of the paranormal

University Affairs highlighted work by Christopher Laursen, a UBC alumnus and a historian of religions, science and nature at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, in a story about how […]

Billions of viruses rain down on Earth every day, scientists find

Various media outlets reported on a UBC study that revealed viruses are continuously raining down on the planet from above. “Every day, more than 800 million viruses are deposited per […]

Our earthly economy is now extraterrestrial

Michael Byers, the Canada Research Chair in Global Politics and International Law at UBC, wrote an op-ed for the Globe and Mail about the inaugural flight of SpaceX’s newest rocket, the […]

B.C.’s labelling of Alberta trade war as ‘distraction’ more strategy than reality

Two UBC political science professors spoke to various media outlets about the trade war between B.C. and Alberta. Kathryn Harrison, who specializes in federalism and environmental policy, was quoted in […]

Taxing Airbnb in B.C.

Erez Aloni, a professor at the Peter A. Allard School of Law at UBC, was interviewed on CBC Radio’s On the Coast about new B.C. rules for taxing Airbnb. The segment starts at […]

Judicial heavyweights call for B.C. to introduce anti-SLAPP legislation

CBC reported on an open letter to B.C. Attorney General David Eby about the need to introduce laws to deter strategic lawsuits against public participation. UBC law school dean Catherine […]

Are happy lab animals better for science?

Science Magazine mentioned UBC researchers in a story about lab animals. Biologist Daniel Weary and postdoctoral researcher Joanna Makowska created four-level cages for rats.

B.C. Liberals sold land for $493M. 3 years later, it’s worth $860M

Tom Davidoff, the director of the Centre for Urban Economics and Real Estate at UBC’s Sauder School of Business, spoke to Global for an article about land bought and sold […]

Canada’s worst price-fixing cartels aren’t bread makers, it’s politicians

Financial Post quoted James Brander, a professor at the UBC Sauder School of Business, for a story about price-fixing. He said “Canada’s approach to price fixing works well.”

Vancouver home prices increased by nearly 50 per cent in 7 years

Metro News interviewed two UBC professors about the latest rise in Vancouver home prices. Nathanael Lauster, a UBC sociology professor, said much of the increase can be explained by supply […]

Everyone a winner with Williams Lake band victory, says chief

Charles Menzies, a UBC anthropology professor, was quoted in The Tyee after the Supreme Court of Canada reinstated a tribunal ruling that the Williams Lake Indian Band is owed federal government […]

Predicting flood risks

Researchers at UBC’s Okanagan campus found that urban development in cities impacts flooding from heavy rainfall, Castanet reported. “By promoting green development like green roof constructions and encouraging the use […]

It’s time to get used to a new global order with China and the U.S. at its centre

iPolitics published an op-ed co-written by Robert Muggah, visiting faculty at Singularity University and UBC, and Yves Tiberghien, a political science professor and director emeritus of the Institute of Asian Research at […]