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Richmond to host events for nation-wide Mental Health Week

Ingrid Söchting, a director from the UBC psychology clinic, will take part in the Canadian Mental Health Association’s annual Mental Health Week, Richmond News reported. Söchting’s area of expertise involves […]

Damage from flooding doesn’t have to be inevitable

The Conversation published an op-ed by Alexa Tanner and Scott McKenzie, UBC PhD candidates at the Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability, about flooding damage. “People’s perception of risk impacts […]

Water about to get murky

Jeff Curtis, a professor of earth and environmental sciences at UBC’s Okanagan campus, spoke to Castanet for a story about flood threat in Kelowna. He explained how turbidity in Okanagan […]

Jets sign six undrafted free agents

NBC Sports reported that Dakoda Shepley, a former UBC Thunderbirds football player, was an undrafted signing by the New York Jets football team.

Celebrate Asia

Castanet reported on an annual dinner and discussion about the Asian Canadian experience at UBC’s Okanagan campus. “This year we are focused on Asian community empowerment. We want to recognize […]

Literature is also business

The Hindu highlighted the work of Kalyani Vallath, a UBC alumna, who was invited to speak on the topic “Women as Social Edupreneurs: Opportunities, Challenges” at the Oxford Education Research […]

UW men’s rowing team wins 32nd Windermere Cup

Komo News reported that UBC’s rowing team placed third at the 32nd Windermere Cup. The team from the University of Washington won the event.

Can you actually die from a broken heart?

Yahoo Canada Style reported on work by Sally Thorne, a UBC nursing professor and associate dean in the faculty of applied science, for a story about a woman who died […]

We don’t have pharmacare for one reason — greed

The Toronto Sun mentioned research by Steve Morgan, a UBC public health professor, for an article about pharmacare in Canada. Morgan estimated that individuals and businesses would save $10.4 billion […]

Canada needs a global food policy

Sophia Murphy, a UBC PhD candidate, wrote an op-ed for the Western Producer about the need for a global food policy in Canada. “One area where Canada can get guidance is […]

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Gene drive put to work for first time

The Western Producer interviewed Sally Otto, a UBC zoologist, about gene drive technology. “What’s different about this technology is it’s not just capable of modifying a single organism, but spreading […]

B.C. nurses fight for access to PTSD labour laws

Elizabeth Saewyc, a professor and director of the UBC School of Nursing, talked about nursing training for a CBC story on nurses’ access to PTSD treatment. “The goal is to provide effective […]

Douglas Todd: Canada’s campuses increasingly divided

A Vancouver Sun column discussed a new book that explored campus incidents across Canada. The book focused on incidents involving gender, race and sexuality at Canadian campuses and mentioned UBC.

Gas prices: good for the earth, tough on working families

Star Metro interviewed UBC environmental and resource economics professor Sumeet Gulati for a story on higher gas prices in Vancouver. Gulati said higher prices could be positive for the environment […]

Getting into spats with co-workers? Try mindfulness

Star Metro reported on a UBC study that shows mindfulness can help employees take work stress out on the people around them and avoid conflict altogether. “When the whole team […]

Sweeping changes coming to Vancouver’s nightlife

UBC urban planning graduate Robert Catherall was quoted in a Vancouver Courier story on new measures affecting nightlife in Vancouver. Catherall spoke about London’s experience with nightlife and a night […]

Midland painted turtle considered to be at-risk

Eric Taylor, a UBC professor and chair of the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada, was interviewed for a CBC Windsor story on the midland painted turtle, […]

City infrastructure can contribute to physical activity and fitness

The Regina Leader Post reported on a report co-authored by UBC kinesiology professor Guy Faulkner. The report assessed how 17 Saskatchewan cities and towns promoted physical activity.

How the mindset of designers can make us better leaders

The National Post ran an op-ed by Moura Quayle, director, pro tem, UBC School of Public Policy and Global Affairs and a professor at the UBC Sauder School of Business, […]