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UBC’s Citizen’s Coolkit provides tips to cool your home

CBC highlighted a citizen’s “coolkit” on climate change which is meant to help keep neighbourhoods cool. “[The coolkit is a] package of sort of fun exercises that pretty much anyone can […]

Trump, Trudeau and Brexit

South China Morning Post mentioned UBC in a story about the international impacts of the Trump presidency and Brexit. The article reported on a recent increase of international student enrolment at […]

Andrew Forrest philanthropic body gives $100m to ocean research

The Australian mentioned UBC in a story about a donation from billionaire miner Andrew Forrest that will help establish the Minderoo Ocean Research initiative to protect global marine life. UBC’s Sea […]

Train engineer speaks out after unbraked explosive freight verdict

Star Vancouver interviewed Gord Lovegrove, a UBC engineering professor and principal investigator of the Sustainable Transport Safety Research Laboratory, about the deadly trail derailment in Lac-Mégantic. He said that was […]

Deadly mushroom researched as potential cancer cure

CTV Vancouver Island highlighted UBC research into the medical uses of death cap mushrooms. David Perrin, a UBC chemist, has been working on a formula to synthesize the death cap […]

7 science-backed ways to reduce anxiety now

Inc cited UBC research in an article about how to change your neurology to become calmer. Researchers found that people were less stressed when they checked their email less often.

What’s the difference between a tantrum and a meltdown?

Today’s Parent quoted Amori Mikami, a professor in UBC’s department of psychology, for a story about the difference between a tantrum and a meltdown. “The temper tantrum is a tactic […]

Remembering Kate McInturff, who wielded love of big data for gender equality

Maclean’s published an article remembering the late Kate McInturff, a UBC alumna and policy analyst. McInturff earned a PhD in post-colonial studies from UBC. The story also appeared in Chatelaine.

Indo-China: Strategic Cooperation in Afghanistan


Hockey player starts up mental-health website for athletes

The Province reported on a mental health website created by a UBC hockey player. Mikayla Ogrodniczuk plays defence on the Thunderbirds women’s hockey team.

Bird self-control

Gizmodo interviewed Ben Freeman, a postdoctoral fellow at UBC, about research on the self-control of birds called great tits. Freeman, who was not involved in the study, discussed how the […]

For the record, July 31, 2018

Business in Vancouver reported on appointments involving UBC. Peter Smailes was appointed vice-president, finance and operations, at UBC and Gisèle Yasmeen, a senior fellow at the UBC’s Institute of Asian […]

UBC to celebrate Pride with festivities on campus

The Georgia Straight reported on Pride festivities at the UBC campus. The party will transform the University Commons outside the AMS Student Nest.