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Big food ‘feeding’ the hungry poor? Economic democracy, food justice and human rights


Michio Kaku on CBC’s On The Coast

Theoretical physicist Michio Kaku, who spoke at UBC’s Connects series on Wednesday, was interviewed by Gloria Macarenko on CBC’s On The Coast. The interview starts at 45:35.

Former UBC professor David Hulchanski interviewed on CBC Radio

David Hulchanski, a professor of urban planning at UBC’s School of Community and Regional Planning in the 1980s, was interviewed by Michelle Eliot on CBC Radio’s BC Today. Hulchanski spoke […]

Naramata Bench winemakers optimistic wildfire smoke won’t impact quality of grapes

Global reported on the 2018 wine harvest and the effects of smoke from this year’s wildfires. Previous research from UBC Okanagan found that exposure to smoke during the ripening stage […]

Thirteen memory-boosting tips from brain scientists

A UBC study was cited in a Reader’s Digest article about improving memory. Researchers found that regular aerobic exercise boosts the size of the hippocampus, the area of the brain […]

UBC Okanagan men’s volleyball team to host tournament

Castanet reported that UBC Okanagan men’s volleyball team will host an invitational tournament with three visiting teams to kick off their pre-seasons.

Georgia Straight gets a makeover

UBC alumna Swin Nung Chai was interviewed for an article about the Georgia Straight’s new look. Chai has redesigned and updated the paper’s look and made it more colourful.

Limited use of smartphones helps to increase children’s brainpower: Study

The Province reported on a study into smartphone use and its effect on children. The study, which was led by Jeremy Walsh, a postdoctoral fellow at UBC, found that children […]

UBC Okanagan cross country program to host UBCO Invitational

Castanet reported that the UBC Okanagan cross country program is set to host the UBCO Invitational on Saturday Sept. 29 at Mission Creek Regional Park, marking the program’s first home U […]

Candidate profiles: Tardif, Jamernik and Falcon

Pique Magazine featured UBC alumna Tova Jamernik, who is in the running for a seat on Whistler’s council. Jamernik studied political science and commerce at UBC.

Former Googlers reveal seven quick fixes for bad email habits

CNBC mentioned a UBC study about limiting email-checking as a way to reduce stress. The study by Kostadin Kushlev, a PhD candidate, and Elizabeth Dunn, a professor in the department […]

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The dissertation’s form and content need to evolve

The dissertation’s form and content need to evolve

University Affairs published an op-ed by Susan Porter, dean and vice-provost of graduate and postdoctoral studies at UBC about the need for changes to be made to the PhD.

Canadian doctors trained overseas petition court to end ‘system of exclusion’

UBC was mentioned in a CBC report about the difficulties facing internationally-trained doctors who apply for residency positions in B.C. The article says there are fewer positions for international medical […]

UBC to allow cannabis smoking on campus

Hubert Lai, of UBC’s university counsel spoke to CBC about the university’s preparations for cannabis legalization on Oct. 17. According to a draft policy, cannabis smoking will be allowed on […]