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Mindful sex: Could it put an end to unhappiness in bed?

The Guardian interviewed Lori Brotto, a UBC professor of psychology and the executive director of the Women’s Health Research Institute in Canada, about mindfulness and sex. Brotto explained how she realized mindfulness treatments […]

Langley woman’s petition calls for ban on smoking in condos

Chris Carlsten, a professor of medicine and head of the respiratory medicine division at UBC, was quoted in a CBC story about a woman’s call to ban smoking in condos. He said […]

UVic Vikes, UBC Thunderbirds have new cup to chase

The Times Colonist reported on a new university sports trophy called the Legends Cup. The prize will go to either UBC of the University of Victoria depending on which school earns the […]

Canada and the NAFTA negotiations

James Brander, an economics professor at the UBC Sauder School of Business, was interviewed on CBC Radio’s BC Today about NAFTA negotiations. Brander discussed Canada’s role in the negotiations with […]

It’s time to get your child on school sleep schedule: Expert

CBC interviewed UBC nursing professor Wendy Hall (story and audio) about children’s school sleep schedules. Hall suggested methods to help children ease into their new schedules. The story also appeared […]

Robotic sailboat goes on display in Vancouver

Star Vancouver reported that an autonomous sailboat created by UBC students will go on display at Vancouver Maritime Museum. Ada the “sailbot” was created by an interdisciplinary team of UBC […]

Toddlers like winners, but how they win matters

Kiley Hamlin, a UBC psychology researcher, spoke to NPR about a study on how toddlers respond to winners. Hamlin said it’s the first study to suggest that babies prefer those […]

Top 5 B.C. public sector execs got $3.5M from taxpayers this year

Star Vancouver mentioned UBC president Santa Ono in an article about the top public sector earners in B.C. Ono was in the top five earners with an income of $595,848.

Hot yoga can help an athlete’s heart work more efficiently: Study

The Vancouver Courier reported on UBC research into the impacts of hot yoga on heart efficiency. Researchers from UBC and Simon Fraser University studied the Canadian Olympic women’s field hockey […]

In psychology, other social sciences, many studies fail reproducibility test

NPR interviewed Will Gervais, a former UBC researcher, about his earlier work examining whether people who are more analytical are less likely to hold religious beliefs. Gervais discussed the importance […]

Inside the slimy underground hunt for humanity’s antibiotic saviour

Work by Julian Davies, a UBC biology professor emeritus, was mentioned in a Wired article about antibiotics research. Davies argues that the true function of certain bacteria metabolites in nature […]

Time travel ‘mathematically’ possible

Express U.K. highlighted UBC research that shows how a machine could manipulate the spacetime continuum to allow backwards time. Ben Tippett, a UBC theoretical physicist and mathematician, discussed how time travel […]

For the record, August 28

Business in Vancouver reported that Katherine White, a professor of marketing and behavioural science at the UBC Sauder School of Business, has been appointed inaugural academic director of the Peter […]

Skills shortages, automation cast shadows over job market

Business in Vancouver quoted Sylvia Fuller, a UBC sociology professor who researches labour issues, for an article about the impacts of automation in the job market. She said B.C. is […]

Why does Columbus have so many LGBTQ people?

Amin Ghaziani, a UBC sociologist who studies the intersection of geography and LGBTQ identities, was interviewed by WOSU Public Media for a story about LGBTQ people in Columbus. Ghaziani said […]

UBCO students get a Jump Start at Big White

Kelowna Capital News reported that 650 new UBC students from around the globe are taking part in the Jump Start orientation program involving excursions around Kelowna.

UBCO researcher works with community groups to develop online education

Kelowna Capital News highlighted researchers from UBC’s Okanagan campus who received more than $1.3 million in federal funding to prepare youth living with intellectual disabilities or Autism Spectrum Disorder to […]

Laser experiment helps unravel mystery of antimatter

Space reported on UBC research that examined the difference between matter and antimatter. Takamasa Momose, lead researcher and a physicist at UBC, explained the importance of capturing a transition in […]