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Downtown Eastside residents get tech savvy

The Vancouver Sun reported on a technology program for residents of the Downtown Eastside. The DTES Adult Literacy Roundtable and UBC Learning Exchange provide free training at a “technology cafe” […]

Cougar hunt in Alberta sparks debate

The Canadian Press interviewed Adam Ford, a professor of biology at UBC’s Okanagan campus, about the cultural divide in the discussion of hunting large carnivores. Ford discussed how “the system […]

King tides and rising sea levels in B.C.

Two UBC professors discussed the future of rising sea levels in B.C. Simon Donner, a UBC climate researcher, told the Vancouver Sun that governments and communities need to start preparing for […]

Things to do in Metro Vancouver this week

The Province highlighted several events happening on UBC campus. The article mentioned events at the Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery and the Museum of Anthropology.

The search for marijuana markers

Corey Nislow, a UBC professor of pharmaceutical sciences, spoke to the Globe and Mail about genetic tests designed to predict how a person will react to cannabis. Nislow said it […]

B.C. teen hopes new generation can revive First Nations language

The Canadian Press quoted Mark Turin, chairman of the First Nations and endangered languages program at UBC, in an article about an app that aims to revive a First Nations […]

Networking opportunities percolate over a cup of coffee

The Globe and Mail featured UBC Sauder School of Business alumni Jason Chong and Alice Chacon. The article also quoted Fiona Walsh, head of alumni relations at Sauder.

A marathon of genealogy

Jean Teillet, a treaty negotiator and UBC law professor, was quoted in a Globe and Mail article about the increasing number of Canadians embracing their Métis heritage. Teillet wrote a […]

Opinion: Expanding human rights protection at work is a shared responsibility

Bethany Hastie, a professor at the Peter A. Allard School of Law at UBC, wrote an op-ed for The Province about human rights protection in the workplace. “It is important […]

Women needed in STEM on brink of fourth Industrial Revolution

Denea Bascombe, a UBC alumna, wrote an op-ed for the Vancouver Sun about women in science and technology. “It is imperative that society, through all sectors and industries, prepares adequately […]

Yukon should join other jurisdictions in paying for abortion pill: Women’s group

Wendy Norman, a professor at UBC’s faculty of medicine, spoke to CBC North after B.C. announced free access to a drug for medical abortions. Norman said the drug is safe […]

Discussion of Feminist Legal Research In-Progress


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 […]