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New maps show the utterly massive imprint of fishing on the world’s oceans

UBC professor and global fisheries expert Daniel Pauly commented on new research showing that industrial fishing occupies a third of the planet. The research used data from Global Fishing Watch, […]

Free LPG not always used, says researcher

The Hindu, a leading India daily, mentioned UBC research on cooking stoves used by rural Indian households. The study is led by Hisham Zerriffi, associate professor in forest resources management […]

It’s time to move on from single-family homes, says UBC sociologist

UBC sociology professor Nathan Lauster discussed the future of single-family homes in Metro Vancouver. More housing is the solution to tackling the affordability crisis, Lauster told CBC. He said around […]

Medical cannabis coverage granted to UBC Okanagan students

Students at UBC’s Okanagan campus will have their medical cannabis covered by their student health insurance plan, reported CBC and Global. The pilot project to test the coverage of medical […]

B.C. housing taxes could put recent buyers underwater on mortgages

UBC real estate expert Tom Davidoff commented on the impact of housing taxes on recent buyers. “The most worrisome is the people who bought in the last year,” he told […]

Chinese students seek entrepreneurship path to immigration

Business in Vancouver reported on a UBC seminar in January that aimed at connecting Chinese-speaking students at UBC with Vancouver entrepreneurs. The seminar was organized by Wang Guangyu, associate dean […]

Does a larger role for midwives mean better care?

NPR reported on a new UBC study that shows empowering midwives can help promote maternal and infant health. “We have been able to establish that midwifery care is strongly associated […]

B.C. monitoring, may expand locations where new housing speculation tax applied

UBC real estate expert Tom Davidoff was interviewed for a Globe and Mail story about the possible extension of B.C.’s speculation tax beyond the initial five areas. Davidoff said there […]

UBC Aquatic Centre

Architect magazine highlighted the UBC Aquatic Centre in a recent story and noted that “the new facility is fully accessible and inclusive, provides ideal acoustics for coaching communication and training, […]