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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 […]

How the U.N. should regulate high-seas fishing

The Japan Times mentioned work by Rashid Sumaila, director of the Fisheries Economics Research Unit at UBC, in a story about high-sea fishing regulation. He estimates that closing all the […]

The Hidden Life of Trees

MonteCristo Magazine published a book excerpt that involves research by Suzanne Simard, a UBC forest ecologist. She discovered that trees warn each other using chemical signals sent through the fungal […]

Investigators, experts ask questions after ship grounded in Arctic

CBC North interviewed Michael Byers, a professor and Canada Research Chair in global politics and international law at UBC, about a ship that grounded in the Arctic. Byers suggested more […]

One of Canada’s largest cannabis conferences in Vancouver next month

Daily Hive reported on a cannabis conference being held at UBC. The event is a solution summit “rooted in spirituality and legitimized by science.”

Research on investing in school life to help students develop mental health

Sing Tao Toronto reported on a UBC study that found children who have a sense of belonging at school tend to be more optimistic. Eva Oberle, a professor at UBC’s […]

27 awesome food events happening September in Vancouver

Vancouver Is Awesome reported on the 24th Annual Metro Vancouver Feast of Fields hosted by the UBC Farm. The events is an annual local food and fundraising celebration.

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. “Civil disobedience is thought to be effective because […]

Widespread mislabelling of seafood reported in cities across Canada

CBC mentioned a recent collaborative study by UBC and Oceana Canada that examined mislabelling rates of seafood. The study found very high mislabelling rates. A similar story appeared in the Georgia […]

Main Galloway complainant urges university policy change

The Globe and Mail reported that the former student who made allegations of sexual misconduct against former UBC professor Steven Galloway is calling on the university to ban relationships between students […]

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.