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What we really mean when we talk about acceptance of gay people

Amin Ghaziani, a UBC professor of sociology, wrote an op-ed for the Los Angeles Times about the acceptance of gay people.

Climate change moving fish around faster than law can handle: Study

The Washington Post highlighted new research partly funded by the Nippon Foundation-UBC Nereus program about the impacts of climate change on fish movement. The research showed that fish are venturing into […]

Arthritis patients face higher risk of heart failure

The Daily Mail highlighted a study by Aslam Anis, a professor at UBC’s school of population and public health. “Our results indicate osteoarthritis is an independent risk factor for cardiovascular […]

Tentative agreement between B.C. and BCGEU

CBC interviewed Mark Thompson, a professor emeritus at the UBC Sauder School of Business, about a proposed new contract between the B.C. government and the B.C. Government and Service Employees’ […]

Recyclers pitch improvements to oil, antifreeze collection

CBC interviewed Jiaying Zhao, a UBC professor who studies psychology and sustainability, for a story about recycling products like oil and antifreeze. Zhao said convenience is the most important factor […]

Genome-based approach predicts avian flu outbreaks: Research

Star Vancouver mentioned UBC research that found genome-based approach detects and predicts avian flu outbreaks. UBC, the Ministry of Agriculture, and the BC Centre for Disease Control Public Health Laboratory […]

UBC study confirms existence of ‘daddy bonus’

The Georgia Straight reported on UBC research that found fathers don’t have to be the top worker in their office in order to get a raise. “Our findings suggest that […]

Stock market suffers from seasonal affective disorder, too

A New York Post article on how seasonal investor sentiment affects portfolios mentioned work by UBC professor Kin Lo. “Financial analysts have a system in place to do their jobs […]

Cannabis testing: Space between producer and consumer

Matthew Noestheden, a chemistry PhD candidate at UBC’s Okanagan campus, spoke to the Georgia Straight about cannabis testing. “Researchers smell blood in the water just like investors do, and there […]

One company has majority of patents on sea creature genes

Quartz reported on UBC research that found genetic sequences from deep oceans are currently controlled disproportionately by a handful of nations and companies.

Recommendation to eliminate homeowner grant

The Canadian Press reported on a report that recommends eliminating the homeowner grant. David Duff, a tax law expert at the Peter A. Allard School of Law at UBC co-produced […]

What is the ‘Celtic Curse’? Hemochromatosis explained

Global interviewed Eric Yoshida, a UBC professor of medicine and the chair of the Canadian Liver Foundation’s medical advisory committee, about the definition of hemochromatosis. “You’re born with a genetic […]

Seattle’s housing crisis caused political revolution

The Tyee quoted Thomas Davidoff, a UBC economist, in a story about the impact of Seattle’s housing crisis. Davidoff discussed the dramatic rise in detached home prices in Vancouver.

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Mixed-use developments make housing affordability worse

The Financial Post highlighted UBC research in a story about housing affordability. Researchers at UBC and McGill University found that higher density living meant less happiness.

Concordia University launches investigative journalism institute

The Montreal Gazette mentioned UBC in an article about a new investigative journalism institute at Concordia University. UBC will be one of the academic partners in the project.

Audain Art Museum hires new curator

Canadian Art published a Pique Magazine article about Kiriko Watanabe, a UBC alumna and the new curator of the Audain Art Museum. Watanabe earned a bachelor of arts degree in […]

Temperature rising

Lael Parrott, a UBC professor of sustainability UBC, spoke to Pique Magazine about the impact that melting glaciers have on river systems. “(Mountains) are one of the regions of Canada […]

A college president’s Twitter strategy

Inside Higher Education reported on criticism of UBC president Santa Ono’s Twitter strategy. Erin Hennessy, vice president of a public relations agency focused on higher education, said Ono was one of […]