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NFL gives significant funding to help youth ‘shred’ the burden of concussion

A pan-Canadian program involving University of British Columbia researchers is one step closer to improving prevention, diagnosis and treatment of concussions in youth sport, thanks to $12 million in funding from the National Football League’s scientific advisory board.

SFU holds debate on electoral reform

Two political science students from UBC were mentioned in a Vancouver Sun article about an upcoming debate on electoral reform to be held at SFU. Chuka Ejeckam, a graduate student, […]

Okanagan Regional Library opens branch at UBC

Okanagan Life reported on a new regional library that has opened at UBC’s Okanagan campus. “Having this new branch in the heart of our campus aligns with what we see […]

The world was catching on to Iran’s contemporary art. Then sanctions returned

UBC alumnus Hormoz Hematian was featured in a Bloomberg article about the effect of sanctions in Iran. After graduating with a masters in civil engineering Hematian moved back to Tehran […]

UBC Okanagan offers its expertise to struggling parents

The Salmon Arm Observer reported on a new wellbeing clinic on UBC Okanagan’s campus. The Social Work Walk-in Clinic is designed to support parents with concerns about their children’s mental […]

Twin-headed ‘beasts’ help UBC beat some of the best in Canada West

The Province reported on UBC women’s basketball team forward Keylyn Filewich who has been beating Canada West this season and is one of just three players averaging a double-double in […]