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Ketamine can safely dull pain during ambulance rides, UBC study suggests

CBC reported that Gary Andolfatto, an emergency room physician and professor at UBC, is calling for ketamine to be available for pain relief during ambulance rides.

UBC Okanagan expects to grow to 18,000 students by 2040

Global News reported on the expected growth at UBCO over the next twenty years. A similar article appeared in Kelowna Capital News.

Millions in real estate linked to B.C. money-laundering investigations is ‘owned’ by nominees

The Vancouver Sun quoted Tom Davidoff, a professor at UBC Sauder School of Business, in an article about money laundering and real estate.

Chemical-eating bacteria: A tiny solution for the oilsands’ big problem

The Vancouver Sun spoke to Vikram Yadav, a professor of chemical and biological engineering at UBC, about his research into identifying bacteria that can consume toxins in oil sands tailings. […]

Canada: extreme floods show climate threat as experts warn of further tumult

Laura Coristine, a biologist at UBC, was quoted in a Guardian article about the threat of extreme flooding. “Responding to disaster is going to be a lot more expensive than […]

B.C. researcher says windshields, plane wings could be easily de-iced

The Canadian Press reported on the development of a special coating which UBC researchers hope could be used to de-ice windshields, power lines and airplane wings. Kevin Golovin, a professor […]

Water at Metro Vancouver beaches unfit for swimming for 50 days last year

The Vancouver Sun mentioned UBC in an article about water quality on Metro Vancouver’s beaches. UBC is part of a study to find out why there are high levels of […]

Academic Emma Cunliffe says she was initially shocked when she read the diaries

ABC interviewed Emma Cunliffe, from the Peter A. Allard School of Law at UBC, about the diaries of Kathleen Folbigg.

Town Talk: UBC opera students may be getting their own orchestra

The Vancouver Sun reported on plans for UBC music students to get their own permanent orchestra.

Ahmedabad: For quake zones, confined masonry is solid idea

The Times of India quoted Svetlana Brzev, an adjunct professor of civil engineering at UBC, in an article about building earthquake-resistant structures.

Vancouver contemplates 30 km/h speed limit to save lives on residential streets

Star Vancouver spoke to Werner Antweiler, a professor at UBC Sauder School of Business, about road safety in Vancouver and the need for a 30 km/h speed limit in residential […]

Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods burgers could change the way we think about masculinity

Quartz mentioned a 2011 study by UBC’s department of psychology which looked at how vegetarians are perceived.

Canada warnings about meds should be more consistent with other countries: prof

The Canadian Press cited a study by Barbara Mintzes, a professor at UBC’s school of population and public health. Mintzes is calling for warnings about medications’ safety to be consistent […]

Kindness: What I’ve learned from 3,000 children and adolescents

The National Post published an op-ed by John-Tyler Binfet, a professor at UBC’s faculty of education, about kindness in children and adolescents. The article previously appeared in The Conversation.

Vancouver council approves tax break for business property owners

Vancouver Courier quoted Stanley Hamilton, a retired professor of real estate from UBC Sauder School of Business, in an article about a reduction in property tax which will have a […]

Canada just eliminated a major barrier to abortion access

Huffington Post mentioned Wendy Norman, a professor in the UBC’s obstetrics and gynecology department, in a piece about the news that ultrasounds will no longer be necessary when doctors are […]

Municipalities work to support those with hoarding issues

The Canadian Press quoted Christiana Bratiotis, a professor at UBC’s school of social work, in an article about community support for hoarders. The article appeared in the National Post, City News […]

How clean is your city? Just ask the bees

The Vancouver Sun published an op-ed by Kate Smith, a PhD candidate, Diane Hanano, a research manager and Dominique Weis, a professor at UBC, about their research into using honey […]

Trump wants an immigration system ‘like they have in Canada.’ Would a merit-based plan work in the U.S.?

CBC quoted Dan Hiebert, a UBC geography professor and immigration expert, in an article about Trump’s immigration policies. “You can’t ever really discuss the U.S. immigration system without acknowledging the […]