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Short bouts of stair climbing can boost heart health

Business Standard cited research conducted by kinesiologists at UBC’s Okanagan campus and McMaster which found that short bursts of exercise can improve fitness in otherwise sedentary people. Similar articles appeared […]

In the works: ‘Cold Tube’ to beat the heat in humid Singapore without aircon

UBC researcher Adam Rysanek is part of a team that has developed energy efficient technology to keep people cool without using air-conditioning, Today Singapore reported. The article also appeared in […]

Arctic events will have big impact on Singapore: Sam Tan

The Straits Times quoted Hema Nadarajah, a PhD candidate studying international relations at UBC, in an article about the affect of global warming on Singapore. Nadarajah spoke about how changes could […]

Haida Gwaii home to a distinct but vulnerable pocket of northern goshawks

The Canadian Press reported on a study from UBC which has found that a population of northern goshawks in Haida Gwaii are the last of a distinct genetic cluster of […]

CBD: the trendy cannabis compound that’s blurring the law for Canadians

The Globe and Mail spoke to Jenna Valleriani, a postdoctoral fellow studying cannabis policy at UBC, in an article about the laws around cannabis compound CBD. “There’s no bite, there’s […]

What is the truth about the risks of marijuana?

Vancouver Sun mentioned Canopy Growth which has funded research project at UBC into the potential therapeutic use of cannabis for opioid users, in an article about the risks of cannabis. […]

Penalty handed to family of embezzler cut in half by B.C.’s high court

The Canadian Press mentioned UBC in several articles about a former staff member who is alleged to have embezzled from the university. The CP story appeared on CTV, CHEK, Vancouver Sun, […]