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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, […]

Human Rights Tribunal to address UBC protocols of sexual assault complaint

Kelowna Capital News reported that the B.C. Human Rights Tribunal agreed to hear a complaint about the length of time it took UBC to handle a sexual assault complaint by […]

Pathonix’s muscle sensors could help you play like a legend

A new smart garment developed by Pathonix was featured on Discovery’s Daily Planet. The wearable tech can help coaches optimize their players’ playing and training schedule. “What we’re doing is […]

B.C.’s plan to restrict the transport of bitumen not illegal yet: Legal expert

The Vancouver Sun quoted Jocelyn Stacey, a professor in the Peter A. Allard School of Law at UBC, about the B.C. government’s plan to restrict the transport of bitumen. “I think […]

Fatal car crash risk higher on 4/20

Various media outlets reported on UBC research that found deadly car crashes are 12 per cent more likely on April 20. Stories appeared on BBC, Xinhua, ABC, CBS, International Business Times, Washington Times, […]

UBC named to Forbes’ list of Canada’s Best Employers

UBC was included on Forbes’ list of Canada’s Best Employers for 2018. The university was ranked 97th on a list of 300 companies. Kelowna Now also reported on the ranking.

Anne Treisman, who studied how we perceive, dies at 82

The New York Times remembered the late Anne Treisman, a former UBC psychology professor who received the National Medal of Science from President Barack Obama. She studied how the brain […]

Supplement drink could cure high blood sugar

Various media outlets reported on research from UBC that suggest a ketone supplement drink could ease symptoms in diabetes patients by lowering blood sugar. Researcher Jonathan Little said it offers […]

Japanese company plans world’s tallest wooden building

The Telegraph U.K. mentioned Brock Commons, a student residence on UBC campus. The building currently holds the record for the tallest primarily wooden building in the world. The story also […]

Cutting food to pay for meds

The Canadian Press reported on a UBC study that found Canadians decreased spending on basic necessities like groceries in order to pay for medication. Michael Law, a UBC professor and […]

No shortage on jury-fix ideas over the decades, but reform elusive

Werner Antweiler, a professor with the UBC Sauder School of Business who has written about juries, was quoted in a Canadian Press story about the controversial jury decision following the […]