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Take 5 with UBC Library: Protecting Your Rights as an Academic Author

UBC Scholarly Communications and Copyright Librarian Stephanie Savage explains the basic rights scholarly authors have over their work, and how authors can take measures to retain these rights.

Race and gender still an issue at academic conferences

Race and gender still an issue at academic conferences

The National Post published an op-ed by Michele Koppes, the Canada Research Chair in Landscapes of Climate Change at UBC, and a group of UBC PhD candidates.

Winnipeg MP leads effort to stop human trafficking

Nicole Barrett, the director of the International Justice and Human Rights Clinic at UBC, took part in the first meeting of the All-Party Parliamentary Group to End Modern Slavery and […]

How Oman’s rocks could help save the planet

The New York Times quoted Gregory Dipple, a UBC professor in the department of earth and ocean sciences, about how Oman’s rocks could help save Earth. Dipple, who has been studying mine […]

The military paid for study on sea level rise, results were scary

Simon Donner, a UBC professor who studies coral reefs and climate change, was quoted in a Washington Post article about a study on how sea level rise threatens numerous island nations. Donner, […]

Every day viruses are swept into sky, fall back down to Earth

NPR highlighted a UBC study that counted the number of viruses falling to earth. Curtis Suttle, a marine virologist and the study’s author, explained how microbes travel around the world […]

‘Last second’ email on planning shocks, dismays Chinatown advocates

The Vancouver Sun quoted Henry Yu, a UBC history professor, after the city of Vancouver sent out an email that recommended several changes to a Chinatown Planning Update. Yu discussed […]

Draft lottery: Let’s work together to change Canucks’ luck

Sabina Magliocco, a UBC sociocultural anthropology professor who studies ritual and magic, was interviewed for a Vancouver Sun article about the Canucks and the NHL Draft. She discussed practices involved […]

What’s really going to sell in the future is … services

Entrepreneur featured a UBC psychology study that suggested people who spend money on time-saving services feel happier. “What we found is that people who spent money to buy time reported […]

Douglas Todd: Bankers know why Metro housing costs the worst ‘recorded in Canada’

The Vancouver Sun cited work by David Ley, a UBC geographer, in a column about housing costs in Metro Vancouver. Ley wrote about developers who began playing the “racist” card […]

Facebook, Google, Apple and Amazon are manipulating our lives and threatening our democracy

CBC Radio featured an interview with Taylor Owen, a UBC professor and digital media and global affairs expert, about the various internet monopolies that intensely manipulate our lives.

How critical is upcoming Mexican election to NAFTA talks?

Kurt Huebner, a UBC political science professor, was interviewed on Roundhouse Radio about the upcoming Mexican election and the implications for the ongoing NAFTA talks. He also discussed how the […]

B.C.’s former child advocate appointed to UBC residential school history centre

The Canadian Press reported that Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, an Indigenous Canadian lawyer and advocate for children and Indigenous restorative justice, has joined UBC as the inaugural director of the Indian […]

What Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip’s wedding looked like

Sarika Bose, a royalty expert and a lecturer in Victorian literature at UBC, was quoted in a Huffington Post article about Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip’s wedding. Bose explained how […]

Purchasing knock-off products seen as ethical in Chinese culture: UBCO study

Eric Li, a professor in the faculty of management at UBC’s Okanagan campus, spoke to Kelowna Capital News about his research on young Chinese consumers and their purchased counterfeit products. […]

10 concerts in Vancouver to check out this May

Daily Hive highlighted an upcoming performance by Juno award-winning singer Rufus Wainwright at UBC’s Chan Centre. Wainwright has recorded seven albums.

Doctors split on need for separate medical system when pot is legal

The National Post quoted Ian Mitchell, a professor of emergency medicine at UBC, in an article about how the medical community views marijuana. Mitchell discussed the varying opinions at the […]

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