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Kim is ‘Little Rocket Man’ no more, but don’t celebrate denuclearization yet

Wenran Jiang, a senior fellow at UBC’s Institute of Asian Research, wrote an op-ed for the Globe and Mail about the potential meeting between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un.

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Therapeutics Initiative should offer retraction

The Province published a letter to the editor written by Derryck Smith, a UBC clinical professor emeritus in the department of psychiatry. Smith weighed in on a column about antipsychotic medication.

First-of-its-kind survey reveals major barriers for transgender people seeking surgery

The Toronto Star cited UBC research that found transgender Ontarians waited more than six months longer for pre-surgical assessments than respondents from other Canadian provinces. Elizabeth Saewyc, a UBC nursing professor and […]

Historical fiction that will absorb you

The Toronto Star featured the debut book written by Ellen Keith, a UBC alumna of the master of fine arts program. The Dutch Wife is set in Nazi Germany, and is […]

Immigration does not make locals less happy, happiness rankings reveal

Telegraph U.K. reported on the 2018 World Happiness Report, which was co-edited by John Helliwell, a UBC professor emeritus. Finland was named the happiest country in the world. Similar stories […]

Do you live in one of the 10 happiest cities in America?

Yahoo highlighted psychology research from UBC and Harvard University. Researchers found that purchasing more free time could lead to less stress and greater life satisfaction.

National Geographic admits past coverage was racist

Global interviewed Rima Wilkes, a UBC sociology professor, after National Geographic reflected back on its history of racist coverage. Wilkes said it’s encouraging that the magazine is showing leadership by […]

InnoHacks 2018 – Inclusive Innovation Case Competition


UBC-designed cooler combats vaccine spoilage in developing world

The Vancouver Courier featured an invention led by Goran Fernlund, a UBC professor of materials engineering, that allows vaccines to be stored at an optimal temperature for up to one […]

National Geographic photojournalist to visit UBCO

Jo-Anne McArthur, an award-winning Canadian photojournalist and founder of We Animals, will be one of UBC Okanagan’s 2018 Visiting Scholars, Kelowna Capital News reported. McArthur will work with students and […]

People are worried that the FDA is trying to ban kratom

Vice quoted Zach Walsh, a UBC psychologist, who signed an open letter from researchers about the possible problems that could arise from banning kratom, an herb that many people use for […]