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BigID takes on Varonis, Talend, Symantec in $19B market

Forbes reported on UBC alumnus Dmitri Sirota, the CEO of a Manhattan-based data protection provider. Sirota studied physics at UBC.

Lawsuit launched to protect southern resident orca

CBC Radio’s BC Today featured an interview with Andrew Trites, director of the Marine Mammal Research Unit at UBC, for a segment about a lawsuit to protect southern resident orca […]

Study finds new clues in understanding relapse in breast cancer

Xinhua reported on a breast cancer study from researchers at UBC, Washington University School of Medicine and the Baylor College of Medicine. Researchers were able to link some DNA mutations […]

UBC study says recovering from concussions could take longer

Global reported on a new UBC study that suggests doctors and coaches may want to re-think post-concussion protocols. Alex Weber, a UBC researcher, discussed how brain damage from concussions among […]

Could Crazy Rich Asians be behind spike in searches for Singapore flights from Vancouver?

Star Vancouver quoted Yue Qian, a UBC sociology professor, for a story about an increase in Singapore flights from Vancouver. Qian, whose research focuses on marriage, family and immigration, said […]

‘Ugly fact of life’: Your hair can sabotage your success at work

Business Insider cited a UBC study in a story about the link between hair colour and professional success. In 2016, UBC researchers found that blonde women leaders may come across […]

How much should we spend to save one endangered whale?

Star Vancouver interviewed Adam T. Ford, a conservation biologist at UBC’s Okanagan campus, for an article about efforts to save an endangered killer whale. Ford explained that it is too […]

Vision Vancouver promises to make Broadway subway line to UBC ‘top priority’

Global mentioned UBC in a story about a Vancouver mayoral candidate prioritizing a subway line to the university. The candidate cited UBC president Santa Ono’s commitment to help make the […]

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Melting glaciers are triggering the world’s biggest tsunamis

Michele Koppes, a UBC professor and glaciologist, was quoted in a Radio Canada article about melting glaciers triggering tsunamis. “When we think about who’s going to feel the repercussions of […]

World’s first Haida-language feature film to be at VIFF

The Georgia Straight reported on the world premiere of the first feature-length film to be shot entirely in the Haida language. The origins of the film project began in 2011 […]

TIFF premiere: Sgaawaay K’uuna, the first feature film about the Haida people

The Conversation published an op-ed by Leonie Sandercock, a professor with UBC’s school of community and regional planning, about a film that began as a collaboration between UBC, a film […]

The agonizing calculus of public money for ‘orphan disease’ drugs

An article in The Tyee about B.C. health care funding cited a speech by Thomas Perry, a clinical professor in UBC’s faculty of medicine. Speaking to a House of Commons […]

Favourite programs for students in B.C.

Radio Canada mentioned UBC in a story about the most popular university programs in B.C. The article reported the top five programs at UBC are media technologies, big data study, […]

SD48 updates sexual orientation and gender identity policy

Pique Magazine mentioned UBC in a story about School District 48 approving an update to its policy on sexual orientation and gender identity. The article reported the provincial government worked to […]