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Lessons from Clayoquot Sound for the Trans Mountain pipeline protests

The Conversation published an op-ed co-written by David Tindall, a UBC sociology professor, about Trans Mountain pipeline protests. “Civil disobedience is thought to be effective because it often leads to media […]

What monogamous couples can learn from polyamorous relationships: Experts

Time Magazine quoted Carrie Jenkins, a professor of philosophy at UBC, for an article about polyamorous relationships. Jenkins cautions that there is not a one-size-fits-all approach to relationships.

Communities need more say in forest practices to reduce fire risk

Lori Daniels, a UBC forestry and conservation sciences professor, was quoted in The Province about how forestry practices can reduce fire risk. “Much of the focus in B.C. has been […]

Critical legal decision on Trans Mountain expansion due Thursday

George Hoberg, a professor at UBC’s school of public policy and global affairs, was interviewed for a Vancouver Sun article about the upcoming court decision on the Trans Mountain pipeline […]

Emotional stress triggers one-third of cardiovascular attacks in women under age 60

Economic Times highlighted UBC research into the link between emotional stress and cardiovascular attacks. Jacqueline Saw, a UBC professor and lead investigator, said fibromuscular dysplasia also played a major role […]

A look at some universities’ cannabis policies

CTV mentioned UBC in a story about cannabis policies at universities. The article reported UBC and the University of Victoria said it is too soon to comment on their new […]

BC government launches campaign to prevent sexualized violence and misconduct on university, college campuses

Global mentioned UBC in a story about a government campaign to prevent sexualized violence and misconduct on university and college campuses. The article reported on the establishment of centralized sexualized […]

Fall’s exhibits explore printmaking, textiles, images and activism

The Vancouver Sun mentioned an exhibit at UBC’s Belkin Gallery. Beginning with the Seventies: Collective Acts is an exploration of the Vancouver art scene in the 1970s. The article also […]

‘Smokanagan’ is leading winemakers into uncharted territory

Kelowna Now highlighted PhD research at UBC’s Okanagan campus that examines the impact of smoke on wine. Researchers hope to create a test for winemakers to assess the quality of […]

Post-secondary schools work to indigenize programs, campus life

The Canadian Press highlighted the Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre at UBC. The centre’s director, Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, said the centre’s mandate is to be accessible for university […]

Young Conservatives form club at Okanagan College, UBCO

Kelowna Capital News reported on a new political club at UBC’s Okanagan campus. The new Winning Conservative Party Club aims to get more young people involved with political issues, community […]

UBCO study raises the standard for measuring nerve cell death

Kelowna Capital News reported that researchers at UBC’s Okanagan campus developed a new method to judge the effectiveness of experimental therapies for neurodegeneration. Aaron Johnstone, lead study author and a […]

Canada’s example of assisted dying refutes those who argue against it

The Economist published an op-ed by Ellen Wiebe, a clinical professor at UBC, about assisted dying. “Autonomy is the most important reason my patients give me for wanting a planned […]

Can depression be diagnosed with a blood test?

Chatelaine quoted Raymond Lam, a UBC professor of psychiatry, about his work with a team of researchers examining new ways to treat and diagnose depression. Lam discussed a new “machine […]