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‘Climate change is forever.’ Thousands of British schoolchildren walk out in environmental protest

Time magazine spoke to Severn Cullis-Suzuki, an environmentalist and researcher at UBC, for an article about strike action by British schoolchildren in protest at climate change. “We need to listen to […]

International salmon research expedition departs for Gulf of Alaska

CBC mentioned UBC in a report about an international project to research salmon in Alaska. Data collected will be used by researchers at UBC. The expedition’s chief scientist, Evgeny Pakhomov, […]

Metro Vancouver mayors vote yes on SkyTrain extension to UBC

Several media outlets reported that Metro Vancouver Mayors’ Council has voted in favour of the SkyTrain extension to UBC. Stories appeared on CBC, CTV, Global, Vancouver Sun, Georgia Straight, Ming Pao and Daily Hive.

Canada stands tall in wood-based high-rise construction

Global News spoke to John Metras, associate vice president of facilities at UBC, about Brock Commons, the 18-storey building on campus that is made almost entirely of wood.

This snail fights sea stars with fancy frills

Hakai magazine cited research by Rokzanna Basi from UBC, and the University of Victoria, which looked into why some sea snails have extra frilly shells.

UBC researchers develop inexpensive tool to test drinking water

Kelowna Capital News reported on research from UBCO’s School of Engineering which is developing a handheld biosensor that can test for  cryptosporidium contamination in drinking water. George Luka, a PhD student […]

UBC rides hot-shooting first half from Clair to series-clinching win over Fraser Valley

The National Post reported on Saturday’s win for the UBC Thunderbirds which will now see them take on Alberta for a best-of-three semifinal. The article also appeared in The Province.