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Money can indeed buy happiness

CNBC highlighted a new survey that found half of individuals worth $1 million or more say money can indeed buy happiness. The story also cited a study by Elizabeth Dunn, a […]

Watching David Attenborough’s nature documentaries

Daily Mail quoted Kathleen Martin Ginis, a UBC professor, in an article about the link between watching David Attenborough’s nature documentaries and increased body confidence. Ginis, who was not involved […]

How to manage technology use in your home

U.S. News & World Report cited UBC research in a story about managing technology use at home. The UBC study found that having a cellphone at the dinner table with […]

A new study says injuries from forceps deliveries are on the rise

Today’s Parent featured a study on forceps deliveries led by Giulia Muraca, a postdoctoral fellow in UBC’s department of obstetrics and gynaecology. The study found that trauma from forceps deliveries […]

The state ideology that makes North Koreans revere Kim Jong Un

Don Baker, a UBC Asian studies professor and scholar of Korean philosophy, was quoted in a story on MSN about the ideology in North Korea. “Human beings don’t need God. They now […]

Are superhero capes aerodynamic?

Carl Ollivier-Gooch, a UBC professor of mechanical engineering, spoke to Gizmodo about the aerodynamic properties of superhero capes. He discussed the hypothetical drag on Superman’s cape.

Dangers to youth in care

Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, director of the Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre, was interviewed on CBC’s On The Coast about lapses in the oversight of group homes for children and […]

Why Asian parents don’t understand mental health

Huffington Post mentioned Hiram Mok, a UBC psychiatry professor, in a story about the lack of mental health knowledge in Asian communities. Mok noted that cultural values including stoicism prevent […]

Tips to help seniors stay in their home longer

Roger Wong, a geriatric doctor and professor of geriatric medicine at UBC, spoke to the Vancouver Sun about ways to help seniors remain independent and living in their own homes. […]

Report links ‘good density’ with urban investment

Star Vancouver interviewed Tsur Somerville, a professor at the UBC Sauder School of Business and real estate investment expert, about Vancouver housing affordability. He said that cities that attract developers […]

Call for more studies on masculinity and video-game addiction

The Georgia Straight reported on a study from UBC’s school of nursing led by UBC master’s candidate Kevin H. Chen. The researchers examined the relationship between masculinity and gaming addiction.

How U.S. tariffs on cars could hit Canadians

CBC cited a UBC analysis about the implications of a failure to sign a new NAFTA. The analysis showed this would cause a 30 to 40 per cent decline in […]

Can staggering income-assistance cheques reduce overdose risk?

The Vancouver Sun published an op-ed by Lindsey Richardson, a UBC sociology professor and research scientist with the B.C. Centre on Substance Use. “Research confirms what people have known for […]

A salty challenge for Delta farms

The Delta Optimist cited a UBC study in a story about challenges for Delta farmers. The drainage and irrigation study for the Delta Farmer’s Institute found that 76 per cent […]

Nearly one-quarter of fish and seafood sold in Vancouver mislabelled: Study

Global reported on a UBC study that found almost one-quarter of fish and seafood sold in Metro Vancouver restaurants and grocery stores is mislabelled. The researchers led by UBC PhD […]

Yoga on the Mall


35 things to do in Vancouver this week

Daily Hive highlighted a soirée of erotic literary readings curated by Daniel Heath Justice, a UBC professor. He is also the co-editor of Sovereign Erotics, the first and only published […]