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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.

Metro Vancouver’s Indigenous peoples find their voice … and their leaders

A Vancouver Sun story about Indigenous communities and leaders across B.C. and Canada mentioned the Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre at UBC. The centre houses archival photos and […]

Trade war tips: How to stand up to an American bully

The Province interviewed UBC Sauder School of Business professor James Brander for a story on how consumers can respond to U.S. tariffs on Canadian products. Brander suggested Canadians stop cross-border […]

Mattis compared Xi’s China to the Ming Dynasty. Xi might be happy to hear it.

Tim Brook, a historian of China at UBC, was quoted in a Washington Post story discussing a comment made by U.S. defense secretary Jim Mattis. Mattis suggested that Chinese leader […]

B.C. anti-counterfeit company develops tech to put moving 3D holograms on bank notes

Werner Antweiler, an economist at UBC’s Sauder School of Business was interviewed for a Star Vancouver story on anti-counterfeit technology. Authorities are in a constant “technological arms race,” against counterfeiters, […]

Indigenous storytelling is inspiring B.C. and Alberta youth to study mathematics

The Huffington Post highlighted an initiative to promote math learning among Indigenous youth. SFU professor Veselin Jungic collaborated with UBC professor Mark MacLean to launch SFU’s Math Catcher Outreach program […]

Trump’s claims Canadians smuggle shoes to avoid tariffs ‘laughable,’ experts say

The Canadian Press interviewed UBC Sauder School of Business professor Werner Antweiler for a story on U.S. President Donald Trump’s claim that Canadians are smuggling shoes across the border to […]

UBC merging education faculties

The education faculties at UBC’s Vancouver and Okanagan faculties will merge on July 1, Kelowna Daily Courier reported. Blye Frank, dean of the faculty of education said the unique degree […]

New family doctors ‘don’t feel competent’ to perform abortions

UBC reproductive health researcher Wendy Norman was quoted in a National Post story that reported on the declining numbers of family doctors who are trained to perform abortions. The abortion […]