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Edmonton bear biologist finds Twitter boosts academic research

The Star Edmonton mentioned UBC in a story about a study that found social media can be a valuable way for scientists to get their work out. Clayton Lamb, a […]

4-year-old had been growling so naturopath says she gave him rabid dog saliva

The Washington Post  (also in Seattle Times) interviewed Bonnie Henry, a physician and clinical professor at UBC, after a naturopath claimed she treated a four-year-old boy’s behavioural problems with rabid dog saliva. […]

4 in 10 Americans live in areas with unhealthy air: Report

United Press International mentioned UBC in an article about unhealthy air around the world. The State of Global Air for 2018 report was released by UBC, the Health Effects Institute, and the […]

Ship-based rocket landing platform design competition held in Canada

Xinhua highlighted a ship-based rocket landing platform design competition involving mechanical engineering students at UBC. Students built and demonstrated the SpaceX-style landing platform models. A similar story appeared on Breakfast TV […]

B.C.’s free anti-overdose kits saved hundreds of lives: Study

CBC mentioned UBC in a story about a study that examined the impacts of a program that hands out anti-overdose drug kits in B.C. The study stemmed from the first […]

Pipeline battle between B.C. and Alberta

Three UBC law experts weighed in on the pipeline battle between B.C. and Alberta. Joel Bakan told CTV Alberta’s proposal to throttle outgoing fuel shipments would breach the Constitution. Margot […]

Douglas Todd: Canadian boys suffer from lack of male teachers

Marv Westwood, a UBC education professor emeritus, was interviewed for a Vancouver Sun column about the need for Canadian boys to have male teachers as positive role models. Westwood discussed […]

City council floats idea of giving civic voting rights to permanent residents

Star Vancouver interviewed two UBC experts about the possibility that permanent residents could be given the right to vote in Vancouver. Nathanael Lauster, a demographer and UBC sociology professor, explained […]

Kinder Morgan project a test of Trudeau’s competency: Pollsters

Kathryn Harrison, a UBC political science professor, spoke to The Hill Times for an article about the Kinder Morgan project. She said since details have not yet come out about the […]

UBC coach Canada West Coach of the Year

Sven Butenschon, the UBC men’s hockey head coach, has been named the Canada West Coach of the Year, The Province reported.

Tyndall says harm reduction is the first step out of opioid epidemic

The Georgia Straight highlighted a talk by Mark Tyndall, a UBC professor of medicine and executive director of the B.C. Centre for Disease Control. Tyndall made the case for a […]

B.C. harasses doctors who want to help patients

The Province published a letter to the editor about health care by John Sehmer, a clinical professor in UBC’s medical school. “British Columbians deserve to have the right to pay […]

B.C. government invests $7.8 million to promote wood use and innovation

Journal of Commerce mentioned UBC in a story about an investment by the B.C. government to promote wood use and innovation. The $7.8 million investment includes $329,100 for UBC.

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Sex robots could improve marriages, says Vancouver prof

Radio Canada and Huffington Post (also on Yahoo) interviewed Marina Adshade, a professor at UBC’s Vancouver School of Economics, about sex robots. She suggested that sex robots could help marriages […]

Loophole in B.C.’s new campaign-finance law to be fixed: Minister

The Globe and Mail interviewed Max Cameron, a UBC political science professor, for an article about B.C.’s new campaign finance rules. Cameron weighed in on a law which allowed parties to raise […]

Canada should implement national single-payer pharmacare, MPs say

Steve Morgan, a professor in UBC’s school of population and public health, spoke to the Globe and Mail about a report on pharmacare released by an all-party committee. Morgan said the […]

More effective health interventions for immigrant men in Canada

Roundhouse Radio interviewed Carla Hilario, a UBC PhD nursing graduate about her recent research. She discussed her latest study that explores how the health care system could design and provide more effective […]