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Lessons from Clayoquot Sound for the Trans Mountain pipeline protests

The National Post published an op-ed from The Conversation co-written by David Tindall, a UBC sociology professor, about Trans Mountain pipeline protests.

Swallowing disorder training at UBC gets a boost from simulation technology

Swallowing disorder training at UBC gets a boost from simulation technology

Simulators have become a common part of training for medical and nursing students, but UBC’s speech-language pathology program is the first in Canada to have a dedicated, high-fidelity mannequin for students to practice their techniques.

Top B.C. high-school grads share secrets to success

The Vancouver Sun quoted Celeste Leander, a professor and academic director of first-year experience at UBC, about tips to give high-school students an edge when they start university. The article also profiled Rebecca Lim, […]

Trade-imposed dairy market erosion could trigger B.C. farm consolidation

The Vancouver Sun interviewed Werner Antweiler, a professor at the UBC Sauder School of Business, for a story about the impact NAFTA renegotiations could have on small dairy farms. He […]

Vaping giant plans Canadian e-cig domination amid success, controversy in U.S.

Star Vancouver interviewed Elizabeth Saewyc, director of UBC’s school of nursing, about the dangers of e-cigarettes. She said the concern with youth who may obtain e-cigarettes is they may become […]

Perfectionists will find UBC study absolutely perfect

Star Vancouver reported on UBC researchers who are searching for participants for a study on perfectionism. Paul Hewitt, a UBC psychology professor, said perfectionism is “about correcting a perceived sense […]

The very hot, very hungry caterpillar

Navin Ramankutty, who studies food security at UBC, spoke to The Atlantic for an article about a study on the impacts of climate change on insects. Ramankutty, who was not […]

Cannabis on campus?

Castanet reported that UBC’s Okanagan campus is in the process of outlining a cannabis policy. “The university is working on developing a policy in response to the upcoming marijuana legalization […]

Kim’s Convenience star to talk Asian Canadian representation

The Georgia Straight highlighted an upcoming talk at UBC that examines Asian Canadian representation in media. The event is being held by the UBC Asian Canadian and Asian Migration Studies […]

Canada, U.S. in “extremely intense” talks on NAFTA: Canadian FM

John Ries, an international trade expert at UBC, was quoted in a Xinhua article about NAFTA negotiations. “Both sides have known what the issues are and what each side is […]

Teen boys report more dating violence than girls

Inverse reported on a UBC study that examined teen dating violence and found boys report higher levels of teen violence. Elizabeth Saewyc, study author and director of UBC’s school of […]

Women underrepresented in research journals: UBC prof

Various local media outlets reported on a UBC study on underrepresentation of women in science journals. Miranda Hart, who teaches biology in the Irving K Barber School of Arts and […]

Asian Canadian Representation and Media


O’Connor looks to finish off UBC football career in style

The Province profiled UBC Thunderbirds quarterback Michael O’Connor. O’Connor took part in the B.C. Lions’ 2015 training camp as part of the CFL’s internship for Canadian university passers. The story […]

Court ruling quashes approval of Trans Mountain

Three UBC professors spoke to various media outlets after the Federal Court of Appeal ruled in favour of Indigenous groups in a case related to the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. […]

UBCO students return to campus for a new school year

Kelowna Capital News reported on students arriving at UBC’s Okanagan campus for the new school year. Varsity student athletes will help new students move into residences on Sunday.