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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 […]

Ibuprofen could ‘eliminate’ Alzheimer’s disease: Scientists

The Daily Mail reported on a UBC study that found ibuprofen could prevent Alzheimer’s disease. The scientists recommend people undergo a saliva test at around 55 to evaluate their risk […]

UBC student details alleged sexual assault

CBC reported on the testimony of a woman who alleges she was sexually assaulted in the residence room of a fellow UBC student in September 2016.

2018 Joan Donaldson CBC News Scholarship recipients

CBC reported on the Joan Donaldson CBC News Scholarship recipients, including three alumni of UBC’s school of journalism. Haley Lewis, Kirthana Sasitharan, and Malone Mullin all received scholarships.

35 things to do in Vancouver this week: March 26 to 30

Daily Hive highlighted three events on UBC campus. The article mentioned the UBC Pop-up Workshop: Building On The Blockchain For Beginners; Plaid to the Bone, An Improv Show; and the […]

Meteorologist Kalin Mitchell joins CTV Atlantic news team

Kalin Mitchell, a UBC alumnus, was named the chief meteorologist for CTV Atlantic. Mitchell studied atmospheric science at UBC.

New moms still wary of exposing infants to peanuts

Health Day reported on UBC research that found many new moms prefer to delay giving peanuts to their babies even though doctors recommend an early introduction to the food. “Food […]

TRIUMF Seminar with Roger Melko


More than counselling, Okanagan Charter guides U of G to healthy campus

CBC Kitchener-Waterloo reported on the Okanagan Charter, the outcome of the 2015 conference at UBC’s Okanagan campus. The charter had recommendations for creating a healthy campus environment in universities and […]

There is a future for jobs – we’re just not ready for it

The Globe and Mail highlighted UBC students in a story about the future of jobs. The story featured Josh Donaldson, a third-year chemical engineering student, and Shannon McInnes, a masters […]

WorkSafeBC said ‘no changes’ to COR program in 2018

Journal of Commerce cited a UBC study in an article about WorkSafeBC’s Certificate of Recognition (COR) program. Researchers found that between 2005 and 2012, COR-certified companies averaged a 12 per cent lower […]

Meditation can help you have better sex, study suggests

Evening Standard U.K. reported on a study co-authored by Lori A. Brotto, a UBC psychologist and professor. The study found that “women with meditation experience have higher scores related to […]

Chemical from marijuana could help prevent drug, alcohol relapse

United Press International cited a UBC study about cannabis as a pain treatment. Researchers at UBC and the University of Victoria found patients prefer cannabis over opioid medication to treat […]