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New rule might not help save endangered killer whales

CBC interviewed Andrew Trites, director of the marine mammal research unit at UBC, about new rules that require boats to stay further away from whales. He believes that applying new […]

Vancouver going beyond conserving buildings in Chinatown

The Vancouver Sun interviewed Henry Yu, a UBC history professor, for an article about the city’s decision to amend zoning guidelines to protect Chinatown. Yu explained that a Chinatown transformation team will create a […]

Why B.C. launched an online divorce tool

Star Vancouver interviewed Marina Adshade, a UBC economics professor, for an article about a new online divorce process for spouses without children. “If divorce is less expensive and less complicated, […]

Student sues university after man slashes student

Newsweek reported that UBC is facing a lawsuit from a student whose throat was slashed by another student. A similar story appeared on CBC.

UBC Farm to launch sustainable food website

The Georgia Straight featured an event at the UBC Farm called Seeds of Knowledge: A Research Showcase and Beet Tasting. The event will highlight research at UBC Farm and will […]

Wildfire history research

Discovery Channel highlighted research on wildfires by Lori Daniels, a UBC ecologist. She discussed her work tracking changes in the frequency and intensity of wildfires in past years.

Nova Scotia spaceport submits report for environmental assessment

Michael Byers, a political science professor at UBC, spoke to CTV Atlantic about the potential of a spaceport in Nova Scotia. He said he supports the idea but is concerned […]

Should affordable transportation be an essential service?

CBC Radio’s The Current quoted Penny Gurstein, a UBC professor at the school of community and regional planning, about affordable transportation. She said that the federal government should intervene when […]

Drowning Prevention Week


Inside Greystone’s journey from Regina upstart to TD target

Work by Stan Hamilton, a UBC finance professor emeritus, was mentioned in a story in the Ottawa Citizen. Hamilton wrote about the case for real estate in a pension fund.

B.C. signs supply deals with 31 cannabis producers

The Globe and Mail quoted Rielle Capler, a UBC PhD candidate studying access to medical and illicit cannabis. She discussed what B.C. needs to do to undercut the illicit cannabis […]

Please admit you don’t like poor people so we can move on

The Tyee mentioned UBC research in a story about perceptions of poverty. Psychology researchers noted that “scarcity can…result in a failure to notice beneficial information in the environment that alleviates […]

Buzz for Pollinator Picnic

Castanet reported on the Pollinator Picnic at UBC Okanagan’s campus. Nancy Holmes, a UBC professor who teaches in the faculty of creative and critical studies, said the people involved in the picnic […]

UBCO tech breakthrough

Castanet featured research by Kevin Golovin, a professor of engineering at UBC’s Okanagan campus, on keeping boats dry. “It’s a mixture of nanoparticles and plastic, and those particles are hydrophobic, so […]