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Canadian researchers take major step toward obtaining universal blood

Xinhua highlighted UBC researchers who discovered a new, more powerful group of enzymes that could turn any type of blood into the universal Type O blood. Leading researcher Stephen Withers, […]

UBC women’s basketball to host China U18 team

Richmond News reported that the UBC women’s basketball team will host China’s U18 team next week. Team China will use the match as preparation for their upcoming competition in the […]

UBC seeks perfectionists to ace perfectionism study

UBC researchers are looking for participants for a study on perfectionism, the Vancouver Sun reported. “Perfectionism is about correcting a perceived sense of being not good enough by being or appearing […]

How to plant a trillion trees

Nature quoted Cindy Prescott, a UBC forest ecologist, for an article about restoring woodlands. “If you don’t look at the soil at the start, you can spend a lot of […]

More boys report experiencing teen dating violence than girls: Study

Business Standard highlighted research from UBC and Simon Fraser University that found boys are more likely to report being the victim of violence than girls. Elizabeth Saewyc, senior study author […]

Treaty to regulate fishing on high seas laudable

The Province published an op-ed from Japan Times that mentioned work by Rashid Sumaila, director of the Fisheries Economics Research Unit at UBC, in a story about high-sea fishing regulation. […]

Therapy animals on campuses for back-to-school season

Inverse interviewed Stanley Coren, a UBC psychology professor emeritus, about the benefits of therapy animals on college campuses. Coren said spending quality time with dogs can have major mental health benefits. […]

Trump’s ‘divide-and-conquer’ tactic puts B.C.’s small dairy producers at risk

Star Vancouver quoted Werner Antweiler, an economist and professor at the UBC Sauder School of Business, for a story about the impact NAFTA renegotiations could have on small dairy farms. Antweiler […]

Trans Mountain pipeline could be in peril if appeals court sides with First Nations

The Canadian Press interviewed George Hoberg, a UBC public policy professor, about the implications of a Federal Court of Appeal ruling in favour of Indigenous groups in a case related […]