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Cannibalism is more common than thought in gray seals

A National Geographic article about cannibalism in grey seals quoted Andrew Trites, a marine mammal biologist at UBC.

Why are Canadian universities so slow to adopt digital learning?

Simon Bates, associate provost of teaching and learning at UBC, spoke to Maclean’s about digital learning in universities. The article also appeared on MSN.

Activists say new Canadian group supporting China’s control of Tibet is a front for Beijing

Tsering Shakya, a UBC professor and expert on Tibet, spoke to the National Post about the Tibetan Association of Canada. The article also appeared on MSN.

Too soon to call B.C.’s rental-only zoning option a failed policy, experts say

Tsur Somerville, a professor at UBC Sauder School of Business, spoke to News 1130 about B.C.’s rental-only zoning.

Elmo is joining the ranks of scientists and wellbeing experts asking you to put down your phone

Quartz mentioned a study from UBC’s department of psychology which found that taking a smartphone to dinner diminishes the dining experience.

Prenatal exposure to alcohol affects a million Canadians

The National Post mentioned UBC alumnus, Kwadwo Ohene Asante, who was one of the first doctors in Canada to sound the alarm about Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. The article also […]

Study suggests there’s strong support in B.C. for policies that encourage vaccinations

A Canadian Press article in the Globe and Mail mentioned Julie Bettinger, a professor at UBC’s school of population and public health, in an article about vaccinations in B.C. A […]

Canada-wide health database to launch with federal funding

The Globe and Mail published a Canadian Press article about the launch of a new health database led by Kim McGrail, a professor at UBC’s school of population and public […]