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Ensure frail seniors have best possible care

Margaret McGregor, a clinical associate professor and director of community geriatrics with the UBC department of family practice, wrote an op-ed for the Vancouver Sun about care for seniors. “The […]

Diabetes Canada: Type 1 Forum

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Millions on the line at professional eSports competition in Vancouver

The Canadian Press quoted Justin Simpao with UBC’s e-Sports Association, for an article about professional video game players. Simpao discussed the highly competitive nature of eSports. The CP story appeared […]

Expert talks sleep schedules as kids, parents prep for school

News 1130 interviewed Wendy Hall, a professor at UBC’s school of nursing, about sleep schedules as families prepare for the school year. Hall discussed the importance of easing children back into a […]

How we vote: Dual Member Proportional

Max Cameron, director with the Centre for the Study of Democratic Institutions at UBC, spoke to Pique Magazine for a story about an upcoming referendum on electoral reform in B.C. […]

Wesbrook Village Outdoor Movie: Solo: A Star Wars Story

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Island Voices: Back to school for Fleming, NDP

Jason Ellis, a professor in the faculty of education at UBC, wrote an op-ed for the Times Colonist about how the B.C. government may deal with the education system. “Fleming […]

Wildfire smoke not affecting plants: Squamish gardener

Robert Guy, a professor at UBC’s department of forestry, was quoted in a Squamish Chief story about impacts of smoke on plants. He said some haze can actually improve photosynthesis […]

Would you rather have more time or more money?

Would you rather have more time or more money?

Psychology Today published an op-ed about happiness research co-written by Elizabeth Dunn, a UBC psychologist.

Feds need to put spotlight on social media to prevent foreign interference: Prof

News 1130 interviewed Heidi Tworek, a UBC professor of international history, about protecting against foreign intervention in Canadian elections. She discussed the concerning role of social media.

Are university students priced out of a place to live?

Andrew Parr, UBC’s managing director of student housing and hospitality services, spoke to News 1130 for an article about housing for university students. He said the university has added 3,500 […]

Exodus of Saudi doctors a flashpoint in Canadian medical training

A Vancouver Sun article about Saudi Arabian doctors training in B.C. quoted Roger Wong, executive associate dean of education for the UBC faculty of medicine. A statement from Wong read […]

In a world of warming seas, feather stars might be winners

Angela Stevenson, a UBC researcher, was interviewed by National Geographic about her work on crinoids, a group of marine creatures that includes feather stars. She discussed the feather stars’ ability […]

Dolphins defend imperilled humpback whale calf

Newsweek quoted Andrew Trites, the director of the Marine Mammal Research Unit at UBC, for a story about an interaction between dolphins and a humpback whale calf in danger of […]

What are we reading?

Business in Vancouver mentioned work by Greg Dipple, a UBC professor in the department of earth, ocean and atmospheric sciences. Dipple wrote about the possibility of using crushed mine waste […]

Canadian scientists find a way to turn ‘fatberg’ sewage into biofuel

Newsweek highlighted UBC civil engineering researchers who discovered a method to convert waste oil into energy. The scientists heated the waste before adding hydrogen peroxide to break up the organic […]

Huge scientific discovery reveals light can move matter

Mirror U.K. reported on a study about light-matter interactions involving a researcher from UBC’s Okanagan campus. Kenneth Chau, a UBCO professor of engineering, was a co-author on the research and […]

Prof speaks Cro-Magnon

Castanet highlighted work by Christine Schreyer, an anthropology professor at UBC’s Okanagan campus, who created a new language for a film. She specializes in linguistic anthropology and language revitalization.

Natural blue clay may kill germs in wounds

New Atlas mentioned UBC research in a story about medical uses for blue clay. UBC scientists have had success in using Kisameet clay to kill bacteria.

Gut enzymes could produce universal blood: UBC researcher

UBC research found that gut bacteria could be used to change blood types A and B into the more universal form of blood type O, Daily Hive reported. Stephen Withers, […]