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Climate change just got a little less terrible

Bloomberg cited a UBC study in a story about the future of climate change. The co-authors, including professor Hadi Dowlatabadi and PhD candidate Justin Ritchie at the Institute for Resources, […]

Report shows ‘large economic development potential’ for Vancouver-Seattle rapid rail

The Vancouver Sun quoted Gord Lovegrove, a professor at UBC Okanagan’s school of engineering, in a story about the potential for rapid transit between Vancouver and Seattle. He said the estimates […]

Yes, even some cows stuck with the moo-dy blues

The Vancouver Sun featured a study from UBC’s animal welfare program that found some calves, like humans, are more optimistic or pessimistic than others. Marina von Keyserlingk, a professor who […]

Larger hummingbirds are as good at flying as smaller relatives

The Daily Mail reported on a UBC study that examined the flight of hummingbirds. “With hummingbirds, the correlated evolution of increased wing size and muscle mass helps larger species compensate […]

B.C. Premier John Horgan refuses to retaliate on Alberta wine ban

Two UBC professors weighed in on Alberta’s ban on B.C. wine for an article in The Province. Werner Antweiler, chair of international trade policy at the UBC Sauder School of […]

First glimpse of how genes may cause mental health problems

New Scientist quoted Jehannine Austin, a UBC psychiatry professor, in an article about the complexity of understanding how genes may cause mental health issues. “The brain is an incredibly complex […]

Airbnb will charge provincial sales tax: B.C. government

Metro News quoted Tom Davidoff, a professor at the UBC Sauder School of Business, about the new Airbnb tax policy in B.C. He said the new policy could also mean […]

Canadians can expect 5 more interest rate hikes in next 2 years: Economist

Business in Vancouver quoted Giovanni Gallipoli, a UBC economics professor, about expected upcoming interest rate increases. He said the Bank of Canada and the U.S. Federal Reserve should raise both […]

Shortage of Metro Vancouver strata agents worsening

Richmond News published a Business in Vancouver story that mentioned the UBC Sauder School of Business real estate division. Real estate agents must take the strata management licensing course which […]

Science says lasting relationships rely on a key factor

Business Insider cited a UBC study for an article about the key factor that makes for a lasting romantic relationship. John Helliwell, a UBC economist and the co-author of the United Nations […]

An international plastics treaty could avert a “Silent Spring” for our seas

Linda Nowlan, a professor at the Peter A. Allard School of Law at UBC, wrote an op-ed for The Conversation about an international plastic treaty. “Canada can start a race […]

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Are germs falling from the sky?

US News & World Report and Health Day reported on UBC research that found viruses are continuously raining down on the planet from above. “Every day, more than 800 million […]

UBC women hoops squad looks to add to experience

The Province highlighted the youth of the UBC women’s basketball team roster. UBC does not have a single player in their fourth or fifth year of eligibility.

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63 things to do in Metro Vancouver on Friday

The Georgia Straight highlighted several events at UBC on its list of things to do on Friday. UBC Bands and UBC Symphony Orchestra present music by David Maslanka and Richard […]

Tenille Campbell’s dating life served as inspiration for poetry collection

Tenille Campbell, a UBC alumna and poet was featured on CBC. Campbell earned a master’s degree in creative writing at UBC.

Women using roach poison to treat chronic bacterial vaginosis

A study from UBC was featured in a story about bacterial vaginosis on MSN. The UBC study predicts that boric acid will be 77 to 88 per cent effective in […]

Canada’s acceptance rate of asylum seekers highest in 27 years

CBC interviewed Catherine Dauvergne, dean of the Peter A. Allard Law School at UBC, for a story about people who seek asylum in Canada. She said an increase in approved refugee claims may […]