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3 ways to treat cold sores

Reader’s Digest Best Health interviewed David Zloty, a UBC clinical professor of dermatology, and Shakeel Bhatti, a clinical instructor at the faculty of pharmaceutical sciences, about how to treat cold […]

Canada can handle NAFTA turmoil: Morneau

Various media reported on Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s visit to UBC, including the Canadian Press (posted on CTV, Ottawa Citizen, MSN, News 1130 and Metro News), iPolitics, The Province and Vancouver Courier.

Canada should retaliate proposed tariffs by going to WTO: Expert

Werner Antweiler, a professor of economics at the UBC Sauder School of Business, spoke to News 1130 about Canadian trade. He said Canada and the U.S. are members of various […]

B.C. breakthrough highlights rise of the robots

Business in Vancouver reported on Generation R Consulting, a consultancy based at UBC. The company was commissioned to develop an artificial intelligence ethics guideline for new software.

Geoscience BC, UBC to monitor groundwater in gas fields

Geoscience BC and UBC will monitor 30 wells in the Peace region for the presence of methane and other hydrocarbons, Business in Vancouver reported. The wells will allow scientists to collect […]

Why are women more likely to donate a kidney than receive one?

Agence France Presse reported on research showing that women are statistically far more likely to donate a kidney to a spouse or other partner than receive one. “Although it is […]

Why Kim Campbell is still fighting for women in the #MeToo era

Metro News highlighted the career of Kim Campbell, a UBC alumna and former Canadian prime minister. Campbell studied political science at UBC and became the university’s first female president of […]

UBC Symphony Orchestra – Concerto Competition Winner


Why we #PressforProgress in corporate boardrooms

UBC academic Carol Liao wrote an op-ed about women in business, and corporate sustainability, for the Globe and Mail. “Putting businesses on a more sustainable path will require the participation […]

UBC acquires rare U.K. edition of first Harry Potter novel

The Vancouver Sun reported that UBC acquired the first edition of a rare Harry Potter book. Chelsea Shriver, UBC Rare Books and Special Collections librarian, compared the Harry Potter series with […]

Could fasting be a cure for Huntington’s?

UBC researchers established that mouse cells can be manipulated into “eating” excess proteins that cause symptoms of Huntington’s disease, the Daily Mail reported. Dale Martin, a study co-author, said “more […]

Home prices in the region far outstrip income

Paul Kershaw, a UBC professor and the founder of Generation Squeeze, spoke to the Vancouver Sun about home prices. He discussed the scarcity of affordable family-sized homes. The story also […]

Canadian women feel excluded from own childbirth decisions

Huffington Post reported on a study from UBC’s Birthplace Lab and the B.C. Women’s Hospital and Health Centre. Researchers, led by Saraswathi Vedam with UBC’s midwifery program, found few women […]

Better speed enforcement could help save ICBC: UBC prof

Werner Antweiler, a UBC economics professor, spoke to the Vancouver Sun about how speed enforcement could save ICBC. He said better enforcement of speed limits could help ICBC by reducing […]

Federal budget awash in red ink, critics charge

Kevin Milligan, a UBC economics professor, was interviewed by Business in Vancouver, about the federal budget. “The overall budget framework, I think, is a very sustainable one,” he said. “The […]

China’s two-child policy needs to come with child-care help

Yue Qian, a UBC sociology professor, wrote an op-ed for The Conversation about China’s two-child policy. “Chinese couples’ reproductive choices are profoundly affected by fertility policies, particularly the well-known one-child […]

Show me the money, Dix says on Ottawa’s pharmacare promise

The Tyee quoted Michael Law, Canada Research Chair in Access to Medicines at UBC, for a story about the federal pharmacare promise. His research showed about 23 per cent of people who […]

Diversity and inclusion give these firms a competitive advantage

The Globe and Mail reported that UBC was named to a list of Canada’s best diversity employees. UBC offers workshops for employees to learn how to use inclusive language and how […]