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Indians Abroad for Pluralist India focuses on extremism’s rise

The Georgia Straight mentioned UBC research in a story about the rise of extremism. UBC researcher Kamal Arora was honoured for her study of female victims of the 1984 anti-Sikh […]

Canada’s new prostitution laws may not make sex work safer

The Globe and Mail cited UBC research in a story about a new Canadian law that made it illegal to buy sexual services, but not to sell them. Elena Argento, a […]

Summer job gives teens the competitive edge they need later

The Globe and Mail highlighted research from the UBC Sauder School of Business on teen summer jobs. Study co-author Marc-David Seidel found that teens who work in the summer are more […]

Climate change is here, and the world is burning

The Globe and Mail interviewed Lori Daniels, a UBC professor of forest ecology, about the impact of climate change on forest fires. She discussed how wildfires are normal but recent changes include […]

Immigrant women less likely to get screened for breast cancer: Study

CBC reported on a UBC study that found many immigrant women in B.C. are not getting screened for breast cancer as often as women born in Canada. Researchers from UBC […]

The 30 best universities in the world today

MSN published a story that ranked UBC as the 29th best university in the world. The list was compiled by

Top bosses paid 207 times average worker’s salary

Mark Thompson, a professor emeritus at the UBC Sauder School of Business, was quoted in a Business in Vancouver story about wage disparity in B.C. “You wonder why the economy […]

Family of hiker stung by wasp thanks rescue crews

CBC interviewed Donald Stark, an allergist and professor at UBC’s faculty of medicine, about a hiker who was rescued following an allergic reaction to a wasp sting. Stark said often […]

Heat waves can create stormy economic weather

NBC cited a 2016 UBC study for an article about the link between heat waves and bad economic circumstances. The study found that drought and heat waves stopped nearly a […]

Students create robotic skin

CBC Vancouver reported on UBC students working to creating a robotic skin. Saquib Sarwar, a PhD candidate, said the artificial skin will “allow us to interact with robots in a […]

Graduate students at UBCO to benefit from scholarship fund

Various media outlets reported on a $6-million scholarship fund announced at UBC’s Okanagan campus that will give 400 graduate students $15,000 each. “It is enormous… it will allow us to […]

Duray Richards’ reputation for violence preceded him

UBC’s Innocence Project was mentioned in a Vancouver Sun article about a man convicted of murder. Law students at UBC worked on the man’s case. The story also appeared in […]

Group look for better bin after woman dies in donation box

The Vancouver Sun mentioned work by engineering students at UBC’s Okanagan campus in a story about a woman who died in a clothing donation bin. Students designed a cart that […]

Here’s why Marathas protest for reservation time and again

Hindustan Times mentioned a 2016 paper co-authored by Siwan Anderson from UBC in a story about politics among a group of castes in India called Marathas. The paper showed advantages […]

Festival bringing bevy of bird events to Vancouver

The Vancouver Courier featured an event at UBC’s Beaty Biodiversity Museum. People can learn about the albatross and its relatives with Ildiko Szabo, the museum’s assistant curator.

Why were Minnesota LGBTQ kids miserable in tolerant 2000s?

City Pages quoted Elizabeth Saewyc, a UBC researcher, for a story about depression among students who had experienced same-sex relationships in the 2000s. “Boys with same-sex partners had a higher […]

Science says dogs want to be there for you

Stanley Coren, a professor emeritus in UBC’s department of psychology, was quoted in an Elite Daily article about dogs sensing people’s emotions. Coren explained the chemical similarities between dogs and […]

Ethnic diversity matters for decentralisation and development

East Asia Forum published an op-ed about the importance of ethnic diversity co-written by Kai Ostwald, a professor at UBC’s school of public policy and global affairs and the department […]

Modified bacteria can help solar energy work in dim light

BNN Bloomberg highlighted UBC researchers who developed a method to power solar cells with bacteria that can convert light to energy under low-light conditions. Vikram Yadav, a UBC professor in […]

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