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Check out the night sky by checking out a library telescope

Christa Van Laerhoven, a UBC post-doctoral fellow in physics and astronomy, helped launch a telescope lending program project, CBC reported. The new program at the Fraser Valley Regional Library allows […]

Climate change could deplete fish stocks without better data, international agreements: Researchers

Star Vancouver interviewed William Cheung, a professor with UBC’s Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries, about how global fish stocks are in danger from the effects of climate change. Cheung […]

Make exercise a social affair, seniors will come back: Study

Star Vancouver featured a UBC study that found older adults are more likely to stick with a group exercise program if they do it with people of their own age. […]

UBC willing to pay to extend Vancouver rapid-transit line

Star Vancouver reported that UBC renewed its call for a subway extension to its Point Grey campus. The university did not provide details of how much it was willing to pay […]

Expert panel calls for holistic approach to wastewater management

Star Vancouver interviewed Don Mavinic, a UBC professor of civil engineering, about an expert panel pushing for holistic wastewater management. “We have fallen behind and we have to start catching up […]

Vancouver filmmaker takes aim at animal testing in medical research

The Star Vancouver mentioned a report on animals used in research and teaching projects at UBC for a story about a film on the medical research industry. Gail Murphy, vice president […]

Local companies find innovation in wastewater treatment

Troy Vassos, an adjunct professor of engineering at UBC, spoke to BC Business about wastewater treatments. The article also mentioned two wastewater treatment companies involving UBC.

Richmond’s pre-sale condo flipping to be tracked by province

Richmond News quoted Tom Davidoff, a UBC real estate economist, in an article about a new provincial government requirement for pre-sale condo assignments. Davidoff said pre-sales have been a popular […]

B.C. should allow public and private health services to exist side by side

Patrick L. McGeer, a professor emeritus in UBC’s faculty of medicine, wrote an op-ed for the Vancouver Sun about public and private health services in B.C. “No other country in […]

How bacteria eat penicillin

The Scientist interviewed Julian Davies, a UBC microbiologist, for an article about using antibiotic-eating bacteria to combat the spread of drug resistance in the environment. Davies weighed in on the […]

The social media burn

David Tindall, a UBC sociology professor, spoke to Castanet about the impact of banter that takes place on social media sites. “Sometimes what people say on social media gets magnified […]

6th Annual Graduate Student Research Symposium


35 things to do in Vancouver this week

Daily Hive highlighted the launch of a book by Catherine Soussloff, a UBC professor of art history, visual art and theory and an associate at the Peter Wall Institute for […]

What happens to cities when companies like Amazon move in

Global quoted Tsur Somerville, a real estate and economics professor, about the impact on cities when companies like Amazon arrive. He said cities that are proactive about building housing in advance […]