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We can save democracy from destructive digital threats

The Globe and Mail published an op-ed about digital threats to democracy co-written by Taylor Owen, a professor of digital media and global affairs at UBC. “Giant digital platforms that […]

Turning fatbergs into biofuel

Smithsonian Magazine highlighted a UBC study on converting waste into energy. Asha Srinivasan, an engineering researcher at UBC, described how researchers can help recover and reuse waste cooking oil as […]

Study looks at genetic differences in threatened western rattlesnake in B.C.

Danielle Schmidt, a master’s candidate at UBC’s Okanagan campus, spoke to the Vancouver Sun about new research on rattlesnakes. Schmidt discussed the important role rattlesnakes play in the ecosystem.

Gut bacteria could provide key to making ‘universal’ blood type

CTV featured UBC research into turning Type A and B blood into Type O blood, which can be universally donated. Stephen Withers, a UBC biochemistry researcher, explained how removing antigens from […]

Fill Trudeau’s ‘boudoir’ with smoke: Fundraising Vancouver duo

Star Vancouver quoted Lori Daniels, a professor at UBC’s department of forest and conservation sciences, about wildfires. She said the recent record-breaking fire seasons in B.C. suggest extreme weather will […]

Runners push through heat, smoke in training for marathon

Chris Carlsten, director of the air pollution exposure laboratory at UBC, spoke to CBC Saskatchewan about dealing with high levels of air pollution. He advised staying indoors and avoiding strenuous […]

7 things to do in Vancouver today

Daily Hive reported on the The MBA Tour event which brings together representatives from the world’s leading universities, including UBC.

How does medical cannabis differ from recreational cannabis?

Rielle Capler, a cannabis researcher and PhD candidate at UBC, was interviewed for a London Free Press article comparing recreational cannabis and medical cannabis. She explained that the difference is […]

Why certain drugs make specific genres sound good

Vice interviewed Zach Walsh, a UBC psychology professor, for an article about the connection between drugs and music. He explained the novelty detection part of the brain that responds to […]

Lobby Gallery Exhibition Closing: On History, Memory, and Justice