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HPV test better than Pap smear at detecting precancerous cervical changes

Various media outlets reported on a UBC study that found the HPV test is better at detecting precancerous cervical changes than a Pap smear. About 19,000 women participated in the […]

Why athletes need a quiet eye

BBC featured research on athlete’s eye movement by Joan Vickers, a UBC PhD graduate. Vickers found a correlation between better golfers and a longer, steadier gaze on the ball just […]

World Sanskrit meet

Hindustan Times reported on the upcoming 18th World Sanskrit Conference at UBC. The conference will be held from July 9 to 13.

I drank hot drinks during heat wave, this is what happened

Work by Anthony Bain, a UBC PhD candidate, and expert in heart, lung, and vascular health, was featured on Bustle. He explained that hot drinks cool us faster “because our […]

Vancouver teen sweeps youth category in photo competition

CBC reported that an Audubon Photography Award was awarded to Liron Gertsman, who will soon be a UBC student. Gertsman will study science at UBC. A similar story appeared in […]

UBC Chef Challenge


Could basic income work in B.C.?

Various media outlets reported that David Green, a professor at UBC’s Vancouver School of Economics, will chair an expert committee to explore the feasibility of a basic-income pilot in B.C. […]

Mastering the art of caring less

Edward Slingerland, a professor of Asian studies at UBC, was quoted in a story on The Cut about the concept of “wu wei.” Slingerland discussed how the concept could be […]

For First Nations hockey team, racism at the rink is not surprising

The Globe and Mail interviewed Rosalin Miles, a First Nations professor of Indigenous studies and kinesiology at UBC, for a story about racism experienced by a First Nations hockey team. She said […]