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For Japanese students, a university up north is worth considering

The Japan Times mentioned UBC in a story about studying at Canadian universities. The article reported UBC is one of the top three schools in Canada and took the number […]

B.C. speculation tax changed to exempt Gulf Islands

The Vancouver Sun mentioned a tax plan proposed by academics from UBC and Simon Fraser University. The article reported the recent speculation tax endorsed by the NDP seems to be […]

‘Cellared in Canada’ erased from Canadian wine labels

Business in Vancouver reported that the Canadian government banned the term “cellared in Canada” on wine labels following a wine-leaders forum involving UBC. The campaign to get the ban gained […]

New heroin treatment could save lives and money: Study

Richmond News reported on a study including UBC researchers that examined a new treatment for people with severe addictions to opioids. Nick Bansback, lead study author and a professor at UBC’s […]

8th Annual Burge Lecture – Dr. Ian Miller, Harvard University


7 things to do in Vancouver March 27

Daily Hive reported on a climate science event featuring Ruth Sharpe, a UBC alumna and the public programs manager at Ocean Wise. Sharpe earned her PhD in zoology at UBC.

Khalistan: “A terrible beauty is born”

Dhillon Anokh Singh Dhillon, a first-year medical student at UBC’s faculty of medicine, wrote an op-ed for the Toronto Star about Khalistan, a Sikh separatist movement. “Whether Khalistan becomes a […]

The right to disconnect vs. digital workplace demands

The Canadian Press cited a study by Elizabeth Dunn, a UBC social psychologist, about the link between stress and checking email. She found people were less stressed when they were […]

Indigenous B.C. treaties, recordings added to Canada’s first UNESCO memory register

A Canadian Press story mentioned Ida Halpern, a former UBC instructor, in a story about a ceremony that added recordings of traditional First Nations’ songs to Canada’s national memory register. […]

Public debate to tackle housing development without land assembly

Two academics from UBC’s school of architecture and landscape architecture will be panellists during an upcoming public debate about the “missing middle” housing supply, Vancouver Courier reported. The panellists include […]

Water management in metro Vancouver

Oscar Zapata, a postdoctoral fellow with the school of community and regional planning at UBC, was interviewed on Roundhouse Radio about water supply. He talked about the water crises in […]

Democracy focus for UBCO debate

The Kelowna Daily Courier reported on a debate involving students from UBC’s Okanagan campus. The debate resolution at the 5th annual Roger Watts Debate is the following: Be it resolved that […]