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Researcher studies giving donations for migrant family reunification

Elizabeth Dunn, a UBC psychology professor, spoke to Boston NPR about the motivations behind giving as it pertains to donations for migrant family reunifications.

10 ways to tell if someone is lying to you

Business Insider cited a UBC study for a story about ways to tell if someone is lying. The 2012 study found that slight smiles often betray that a person is […]

Postpartum anger is the red flag no one is looking for

Today’s Parent highlighted a UBC study that suggests anger is something that should be on our radar when it comes to screening for postpartum mood disorders. “We see anger as […]

Want to build a mindful company? No app for that.

MSN cited a UBC study in a story about mindfulness at work. Researchers found interpersonal conflict decreased when teams were more mindful at work.

Twitter isn’t the voice of the people, media shouldn’t say it is

CBC Radio mentioned an essay by Heidi Tworek, who teaches the history of information at UBC. Her essay detailed how dependent journalists have become on Twitter.

‘Charismatic’ young walruses at the Vancouver Aquarium

Global interviewed David Rosen, a UBC scientist who is leading walrus research at the Vancouver Aquarium. Rosen called the walrus the poster child for climate change.

Shakesqueer in love: Exploring the Bard’s queer themes

Stephen Guy-Bray, a UBC English professor, was quoted in an article on The Conversation about Shakespeare’s queer themes. He suggests that any queer person can find a “space” for themselves […]

UBC arts faculty adds Top Hat content

Inside Higher Education reported that UBC’s faculty of arts will have access to the content on the open-source platform Top Hat. The article reported that about 1,100 instructors and 14,000 […]

Toxic shock syndrome: Teen’s death revives ’80s anxiety

CBC interviewed Anthony Chow, a UBC professor emeritus in infectious diseases, for a story about toxic shock syndrome. He discussed the bacteria known to cause toxic shock.

Dealing with caregiver burnout

Breakfast Television interviewed Roger Wong, the executive dean of UBC’s faculty of medicine, about caregiver burnout and the required support for caregivers. The clip starts at the 2:20 mark.

UBC tracks penguin data to teach us ways to preserve habitat

Star Vancouver interviewed Sarah Dier-McComb, a UBC master’s candidate in the department of zoology, about research on penguins. She said gentoo penguins are especially interesting because they return to their […]

Lose weight for science

Castanet highlighted a research project at UBC’s Okanagan campus on the weight-loss company Weight Watchers. Lesley Lutes, a psychology professor, has been awarded $1.7 million to study Weight Watchers’ new […]

Condos key to limiting urban sprawl in West Island, Off-Island

The Montreal Gazette cited a UBC study on mixed-use condo projects in lower density neighbourhoods. The case study found numerous benefits including improved access to green spaces and an increase […]

5 things you need to know about Evangeline Lilly

Evangeline Lilly, a UBC alumna and actress, was profiled in South China Morning Post. She majored in international relations at UBC.