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Journalist Andrew Coyne opens Sidney speaker series

The Times Colonist highlighted a talk by Wade Davis, a UBC anthropology professor. He will speak about his book Into the Silence: The Great War, Mallory and the Conquest of […]

Hate high-intensity exercise? Try it, you might like it

The New York Times reported on UBC research into high-intensity exercise. Matthew Stork, a PhD candidate at UBC’s Okanagan campus who led the study, said the findings indicate that interval training could […]

Federal decision to buy Trans Mountain pipeline

Various UBC experts weighed in after the federal government decided to buy the Trans Mountain pipeline. George Hoberg, a professor at UBC’s school of public policy and global affairs, spoke […]

Most popular course at Yale teaches how to be happy

New York Magazine’s The Cut cited happiness research from Elizabeth Dunn, a UBC psychology professor, and Ashley Whillans, a professor at Harvard Business School. They studied how people value time […]

After a cool reception, scheme to charge Metro drivers to reduce congestion needs more work

Robin Lindsey, a professor and expert in traffic congestion and road pricing at the UBC Sauder School of Business, spoke to the Vancouver Sun about a report detailing options to […]

Oral sunscreen doesn’t work, stick to topical stuff: FDA

Jason Rivers, a UBC clinical professor, spoke to the Vancouver Sun about a warning from the FDA and Health Canada that edible sunscreen cannot protect your skin. Rivers said “there’s […]

Courts would likely prevent Alberta from shutting off oil to B.C.

Star Vancouver interviewed Werner Antweiler, a professor at the UBC Sauder School of Business about the oil controversy between B.C. and Alberta. He believes that the province’s two governments are […]

Number of B.C. children on ADHD medication is ‘concerning:’ UBC study

The Globe and Mail reported on research from the UBC Therapeutics Initiative that found the number of elementary school children in B.C. taking stimulant medications for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder is […]

Site C injunction request has strong argument but poor odds

The Tyee interviewed Gordon Christie, a UBC Indigenous law professor, for an article about a Site C dam injunction request from two First Nations groups.

‘No Big Deal’ campaign proves how simple it is to be an ally to transgender people

Huffington Post highlighted UBC research for an article about being an ally to transgender people. A 2017 UBC survey found that 70 per cent of trans youth aged 14 to […]

Aspiring Burnaby EAs will get taste of problem student behaviour in virtual reality

Matt Yedlin, a UBC engineering professor, will give technical support for a new education assistant training program, Burnaby Now reported. The Burnaby school district is developing virtual reality software to […]

Declining number of enrolments in education programs in Quebec raises concerns

Wendy Carr, associate dean of teacher education at UBC, spoke to University Affairs for an article about dropping enrolments in teacher education programs in Quebec. “We are not training enough teachers […]

Origins of an epidemic: Purdue pharma knew its opioids were widely abused

The New York Times cited UBC research in a story about the opioid epidemic. UBC researchers interviewed local drug dealers and abusers to learn the black market value of legal […]

Prescribing of ADHD stimulants has soared in B.C., agency warns

The Vancouver Sun highlighted research from the UBC Therapeutics Initiative that found more than four per cent of elementary school children in B.C. are taking stimulant medications for attention-deficit hyperactivity […]

‘Incredibly fierce’ UBC graduate among activists detained in Saudi Arabia

CBC reported that Loujain Al-Hathloul, a UBC alumna, was among 10 activists recently arrested in Saudi Arabia. Al-Hathloul graduated with a degree in Arts from UBC.

Hey! Teachers! Leave them cords alone!

Amanda Hu, a laryngologist and a clinical professor of otolaryngology, spoke to the Georgia Straight about the need for teachers to take care of their voices. She discussed the potential that […]

Why high-altitude trips affect heart functioning

International Business Times mentioned UBC in an article about research into heart functioning at high altitudes. Researchers from UBC’s Okanagan campus, Cardiff Metropolitan University, and the Loma Linda University School […]