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Queer pop-ups take us beyond the gaybourhood

Queer pop-ups take us beyond the gaybourhood

The Conversation published an op-ed co-written by by Amin Ghaziani, associate professor of sociology, about queer pop-ups – temporary gathering places which now play a role in LGBTQ/2S equality.

Province funds more French teacher education seats at SFU and UBC

CBC reported on the announcement from Education Minister Rob Fleming that the government will fund another 37 French teacher education seats for the 2019-20 school year. The 37 seats will […]

Hardwired for laziness?

The Daily Mail reported on UBC research into laziness. Researchers found that while society encourages people to be more physically active, they are actually becoming less so, in what they have […]

Dance flies attract males with their hairy legs and inflatable sacs

A UBC researcher was quoted in a New Scientist story about the lengths female dance flies will go to attract a mate. “The suggestion that females are using dishonest signals […]

UBC installs ancient ‘sea monster’ in Earth Sciences Building

The Province reported on the newest resident at UBC’s Earth Sciences Building: a 13-metre long skeletal cast of an Elasmosaurus – an ancient marine reptile. Although this particular example was […]

The moment they arrived, the volcano began exploding

CBC’s Quirks and Quarks featured Johan Gilchrist, a PhD student in geophysics at UBC, who had the trip of a lifetime this summer when he experienced a volcanic eruption first-hand. […]

Calgary troupe explores ‘sixth sense’ with immersive theatre experience

UBC was mentioned in an article on CBC about an immersive theatre experience called The Intuition Project. The Calgary theatre troupe explores the idea of the sixth sense in the […]

Local kids doing slightly better than provincial average

The Squamish Chief mentioned a UBC survey which found that while most Sea to Sky students from Grades 4 to 7 are, on average, doing better than students in B.C., […]