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China’s two-child policy may increase gender inequality: Study

Business Standard and Metro News highlighted a UBC study showing that China’s two-child policy could be making gender inequality worse. “When husbands have greater marital power, fertility pressure from the […]

Victims want justice but police reluctant to investigate financial fraudsters

The Vancouver Sun interviewed Cristie Ford, a UBC law professor, for a story about financial crime. Ford, the director of UBC’s Centre for Business Law, said pursuing investment crimes takes […]

Tips for staying motivated while prepping for Sun Run

Angela Wagner, an education program coordinator in the department of Health Sciences at UBC, spoke to the Vancouver Sun about training for running races. “If you just say I’m just […]

Your smartphone may be why you’re “not enjoying” dinner: UBC

CNet and other media outlets reported on a UBC study that showed the negative impacts associated with having smartphones at the dinner table. “When we use our phones while we […]

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35 things to do in Vancouver this week

Daily Hive featured the upcoming Coastal First Nations Dance Festival in partnership with the UBC Museum of Anthropology. The festival celebrates stories, songs and dances of the Indigenous peoples of […]

Conquering a dragon

Psychology Today cited a study on risky outdoor play by researchers from UBC and the Child & Family Research Institute at BC Children’s Hospital in Canada. Mariana Brussoni, the lead […]

Shortage of industrial real estate is pushing companies out of Vancouver

The Financial Post and Calgary Herald quoted Tom Davidoff, a UBC real estate economist, in a story about industrial real estate. Davidoff discussed how Vancouver must balance the property requirements […]

Nuclear symposium Friday at UBCO

The Kelowna Daily Courier reported on an upcoming symposium on nuclear North Korea and its implications for Canada at UBC’s Okanagan campus. Six experts will discuss the threat, context, and geopolitical […]

Ottawa ‘screwed up’ when it greenlit sale of B.C. retirement homes to Chinese company: UBC prof

Global interviewed Michael Byers, Canada Research Chair in Global Politics and International Law at UBC, about the sale of B.C. retirement homes to a Chinese company. Byers said although Canada currently has […]

Kelowna’s community calendar

The Kelowna Capital News highlighted the UBC Pre-Medical Diversity Symposium on March 3 at 9:30 p.m. Various speakers will discuss the medical program.

Tune in, tune out: psychologists say music helps athletes perform

UBC research was featured in a CBC story on the effect of music on athletic performance. A recent study from UBC’s Okaganan campus found that participants who did multiple short, […]

Trump’s perfect score on brain test spawns DIY cognitive exam

Dr. Dean Foti, a clinical assistant professor of neurology at UBC, commented on NBC about the wave of interest in self-administered cognitive screening tools after U.S. President Donald Trump got […]

Gender inequality In China could be worsened by two-child policy

International Business Times highlighted UBC research showing that China’s two-child policy could be making gender inequality worse. Yue Qian, the study’s lead author and a UBC sociology professor, said wives […]

Heated Vancouver council meeting may be harbinger of nasty election campaign

UBC political scientist Max Cameron commented on an exchange between two Vancouver councillors that could set the tone for the election campaign. “What causes things to go toxic is when […]

Ottawa rules out banning, monitoring sexual relationships between MPs, staff members

UBC professor Max Cameron was interviewed for a Globe and Mail story on the federal government’s decision not to monitor or ban sexual relationships between MPs and their staffers. Cameron, […]

Pros, cons of six online aids for coping with sleep loss

Lynda Eccott, a senior instructor in the faculty of pharmaceutical sciences at UBC, was quoted in a Globe and Mail article about six DIY sleep aids that can help people […]

Canadian officials urged to reconsider Anbang deal

Michael Byers, the Canada Research Chair in global politics and international law at UBC, was cited in a Globe and Mail story on the sale of Retirement Concepts, one of […]