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Century-old cure may help ward off superbugs

The Canadian Press interviewed Bob Hancock, a UBC microbiology professor whose lab focuses on designing new therapies for infections, for a story about superbugs. He said investing now in preventative […]

UBCO fires basketball coaches

The Kelowna Capital News reported that UBC Okaganan’s athletic director fired the coaches of the men’s and women’s basketball teams. Bobby Mitchell and Ken Olynyk have been named the interim […]

If Congress changes food stamp requirements, kids will go hungry

The New York Times published an op-ed about potential changes to food stamp requirements in the United States co-written by Sinikka Elliott, a UBC professor of sociology. “The House proposal […]

When tradition meets business and science: The world of Kisameet clay

The Tyee mentioned a UBC study in a story about healing Kisameet clay. Julian Davies, a professor emeritus of microbiology and immunology and study lead author, found the clay can […]

Complainant urges Steven Galloway to grant access to unredacted probe report

The Globe and Mail reported on the findings of an investigation into a complaint a woman made against Steven Galloway, who was dismissed from his position as the head of […]

UBC Blue & Gold Campaign for Students: Vivian Lam

UBC Blue & Gold Campaign for Students: Vivian Lam

Vivian Lam completed her PhD in neuroscience at UBC looking at the relationship between brain and behaviour — and she’s bringing scientific research closer to our community through the Public Scholars Initiative.

How we all suffer when migrant children are harmed

How we all suffer when migrant children are harmed

The Conversation published an op-ed by Ashley P. Miller, a UBC clinical professor of psychiatry, about the separation of migrant children from their families.

Metro Vancouver’s views of bike lanes

Kay Teschke, a professor emeritus at UBC’s school of population and public health, spoke to CBC about the results of an Angus Reid survey on Vancouver bike lanes. “With separated […]

Trump’s travel ban

UBC political science graduate student Parmida Esmaeilpour was interviewed on CBC Radio’s Early Edition about the Supreme Court upholding U.S. President Donald Trump’s travel ban on Muslim-majority countries. The clip […]

Ask an Expert: Stroke Awareness Month

Lara Boyd a UBC neuroscientist, spoke to Global for Stroke Awareness Month about measures to prevent strokes as well as signs and symptoms that could help save lives.

UBC building with daycare evacuated after ‘non-specific threat’: RCMP

Various media outlets reported on an evacuation at a UBC building after a “non-specific” threat.” The article reported the evacuees returned to normal business after a short time. Stories appeared […]

Top 100 2018: The big get bigger

Jim Brander, an Asia Pacific professor in international business and public policy at the UBC Sauder School of Business, spoke to BC Business for a story about the top 100 […]

Richmond school board votes to adopt LGBT–inclusive SOGI policy

The Georgia Straight mentioned a UBC study in an article about the Richmond school board voting to adopt a sexual orientation and gender identity policy. UBC researchers found that policies […]

Former B.C. premier warns against change to proportional representation

The Canadian Press interviewed Maxwell Cameron, a UBC political science professor, for an article about the changing voting system in B.C. He said most established high-income democracies around the world […]

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The millionaire homeowner revolt has become embarrassing

Pique Magazine mentioned an editorial by UBC economists Joshua Gottlieb and David Green, about the “school tax”. “The school tax captures returns to pure luck,” they wrote. “Owning land when […]

More than 1 in 10 homes owned by non-residents in one part of Metro Van: Data

Global interviewed Nathanael Lauster, a UBC sociologist and housing expert about Statistics Canada data on non-resident home owners in Metro Vancouver. “UBC has a lot of international students, it’s not […]

How we all suffer when migrant children are harmed

The Conversation published an op-ed by Ashley P. Miller, a UBC clinical professor of psychiatry, about the separation of migrant children from their families. “The treatment of migrant children along […]

UBC studies Falklands penguins

Global reported on UBC researchers who are working to learn more about a type of penguin that isn’t often studied. Sarah Dier-McComb, a master’s candidate with the UBC Institute for […]