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Discussion of Feminist Legal Research In-Progress

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The 1 private equity stock about to go nuclear

M.V. Ramana, the Simons Chair in Disarmament, Global and Human Security with the Liu Institute for Global Issues at UBC, was quoted in an article on Yahoo about nuclear reactors. […]

Investors gobbling up homes

Ross Hickey, an economics professor at UBC’s Okanagan campus, was quoted in a Castanet story about the rising value of single-family homes. He said much of the pressure on prices […]

Best nursing universities in Canada: 2018 rankings

Maclean’s ranked UBC as #1 on a list of the 20 best universities for nursing in Canada for 2018. UBC was ranked first out of 19 universities.

B.C. film history gets screentime at the Cinematheque

Work by Tom Scholte, a UBC theatre and film professor, was featured in the Georgia Straight. Scholte’s 2008 directorial debut Crime will play at the Cinematheque.

Prevent wastewater pollution at UBC

Prevent wastewater pollution at UBC

Metro Vancouver is currently developing a proposal that would require research laboratories to implement Pollution Prevention Plans, to eliminate or reduce pollution at its source.

Scientific information is the key to democracy

Scientific information is the key to democracy

The Conversation published an op-ed by Scott McKenzie, a PhD candidate at UBC’s Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability, about the link between scientific information and democracy.

Sniff your partner’s jumper to calm down, say scientists

Various media outlets reported on a UBC study that found smelling your romantic partner’s shirt can lower stress. “Our findings suggest that a partner’s scent, even without their physical presence, […]

Nuclear conversation between U.S. and North Korea

Paul Quirk, a UBC political science professor, was interviewed on CBC Radio’s Early Edition to discuss the mental fitness of Donald Trump following the president’s messages on social media about […]

Risks of prescribing opioids to solve addiction crisis

CBC Radio’s Early Edition featured an interview with Launette Rieb, an addictions expert and clinical professor with UBC’s faculty of medicine. She said she is concerned about the risk of […]

Weak sales cause average price of Vancouver homes to drop

Thomas Davidoff was quoted in a CBC story about a drop in the average prices of detached Vancouver homes. He said it’s difficult to predict where prices and sales will […]

Rates of rare, breast implant-related cancer may be higher than reported

CTV interviewed Peter Lennox, the head of UBC’s division of plastic surgery, about a study that suggests breast implants are associated with a small increased risk of cancer. “The numbers that […]

5 things to do this weekend

Global featured Family Days at the Beaty Biodiversity Museum on its list of things to do this weekend. The event takes place on Sunday.

Province ups homeowner grant

Thomas Davidoff, the director of the UBC Centre for Urban Economics and Real Estate, was quoted in various articles after the B.C. government announced an increase to the homeowner grant […]

Azure names Remai Modern best art gallery building

The Canadian Press reported on Azure magazine’s list of the 10 best buildings of 2017. Just two Canadian buildings made the list: Remai Modern in Saskatoon, named best art gallery […]

Brookfield leading $5.7-billion deal for nuclear giant Westinghouse

M.V. Ramana, the Simons Chair in Disarmament, Global and Human Security with the Liu Institute for Global Issues at UBC, spoke to the Globe and Mail about a nuclear power vendor. […]

B.C. doctor inducted into Order of Canada for innovative cancer treatments

Martin Gleave, a professor at UBC’s urologic sciences department, has been inducted into the Order of Canada, for his work on cancer treatments, Metro News reported. Gleave and a team […]

The Lind Initiative in U.S. Studies: Edward Luce

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Free access to abortion pill a ‘game changer’

The Vancouver Courier interviewed Wendy Norman, a UBC professor and chair of family planning, about free access to medical abortions in B.C. “Women can now make the choice to have […]

Shigeru Ban design attains ‘Alternative Solution’ building permit

Canadian Architect mentioned UBC’s Brock Commons, an 18-storey student residence, in a story about alternative building permits. Brock Commons was permitted as an exception to the BC Building Code with […]