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Point of entry water system for remote communities

CBC Radio’s Daybreak South interviewed UBC engineering professor Madjid Mohseni about a new water treatment system developed at his lab for two First Nations communities in Lytton, B.C. Soon after […]

Rock climbing may be ultimate full-body workout

Time Magazine interviewed William Sheel, a UBC professor of kinesiology, about the health benefits of rock climbing. Sheel and colleagues conducted a study on the physiology of rock climbing and found […]

Personal cost of unavailable, unregulated B.C. child care

CBC interviewed Paul Kershaw, a professor with UBC’s school of population and public health, for a story about the personal costs of child care in B.C. He said the recent […]

Canadians cut food and heating to afford prescription drugs

The Guardian reported on a UBC study which found that more than 900,000 Canadians reduced their spending on food and heat in order to pay for prescription drugs in 2016. […]

Vancouver Chinatown’s history woven into other Chinatowns

Henry Yu, a UBC history professor, spoke to the Vancouver Sun for an article on the history of Vancouver’s Chinatown. He said there is awareness that Kaiping, in southern China, […]

Consuming ketone supplement can lower blood sugar levels

Hindustan Times reported on UBC research that found drinking a ketone supplement can lower blood sugar levels. Researchers at UBC and the University of Oxford showed that ketone ester enables […]

Two B.C. steelhead trout runs at imminent risk of extinction

The Vancouver Sun interviewed Eric Taylor, a UBC zoologist, for an article about B.C. trout at risk of extinction. “When you get down to less than 100 — or less than […]

Anne Treisman, pathbreaking psychologist, dies at 82

The Washington Post remembered Anne Treisman, a pathbreaking psychologist and former UBC professor. She played a leading role in the interdisciplinary evolution of psychology.

7 things to do this week in the Lower Mainland

The Province highlighted an upcoming performance by The Jazz Epistles at the Chan Centre on UBC campus. The event features Abdullah Ibrahim with Terence Blanchard.

World’s tallest wooden skyscraper towers over Tokyo

International Business Times U.K. mentioned UBC’s timber tower Brock Commons in a story about a proposed wood skyscraper in Tokyo. The building in Tokyo would be 70 storeys tall.

New home loan program gives apartment, townhouse prices boost

Two UBC economics professors spoke to local media outlets about a report on the home loan program. Tom Davidoff, a professor at the UBC Sauder School of Business, told Metro […]

Meghan Markle was probably not trying to sound British

Stefan Dollinger, a UBC English professor was interviewed for a Yahoo story about Meghan Markle’s pronunciation of the word “scone.” Dollinger said that the Canadian and British pronunciation of the […]

Financial prospects of PyeongChang Olympics

James Brander, a professor at the UBC Sauder School of Business, spoke to CFAX 1070 about the financial prospects of the Winter Games in PyeongChang.

Anandia Labs could be leading cannabis company in North America

BC Business highlighted the work of Jonathan Page, a UBC botany professor. Page co-founded a lab that tests pot for cannabis producers.

Security concerns over Aecon deal unwarranted: Expert

CBC Radio’s The Current featured an interview with Wenran Jiang, a senior fellow at the Institute of Asian Research at UBC, about security concerns after a Chinese state-owned company offered […]

Why security measures won’t stop school shootings

The Conversation published an op-ed about school shootings co-written by Sam Rocha, a UBC education professor, Bryan Warnick from The Ohio State University, and Benjamin A. Johnson at Utah Valley […]

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Experiment was designed to make people fall in love and it worked

The Ottawa Citizen highlighted an article written by Mandy Len Catron, who teaches English and creative writing at UBC. Catron chronicled her experience using an experiment created by psychologists to […]

Parents allow infants and toddlers too much screen time

The Canadian Press reported on a UBC study that found parents are not enforcing screen time limits for children. Wendy Hall, a nursing professor who led the UBC research team, […]