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New technology aims to revolutionize standard braking systems

Forbes reported on new braking equipment technology being developed by UBC with the University of Toronto and the Sharif University of Technology in Iran. Mohammad Arjmand, a professor at UBCO’s […]

Mind the green gap: access to nature shouldn’t be a luxury

The Guardian cited a UBC study in an article about the need for green space and nature. The study, by Lorien Nesbitt, an assistant professor of urban forestry at UBC, […]

Not dead but gone: how a concussion changed my girlfriend’s personality forever

The Guardian quoted Paul van Donkelaar, a professor at UBCO’s school of health and exercise sciences, in an article about the behavioral and psychological effects of concussion.

Dogs can tune out noise, just like people at cocktail parties

National Geographic quoted Stanley Coren, a professor emeritus of psychology at UBC, in an article about dogs’ ability to hear their names in noisy situations. The article also appeared on […]

UBCO professor says new technology could make winter life easier

Kevin Golovin, a professor of mechanical engineering at UBCO, spoke to Global News about newly developed technology which can make de-icing large areas much easier.

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

The Province spoke to Tom Davidoff, a professor of economics at UBC, in an article about money laundering in B.C.

70% of top male earners in the US have a spouse who stays home

Quartz mentioned research by Yue Qian, a professor of sociology at UBC, in an article about traditional gender roles in top earners.

Get your art on: 6 must-see Vancouver galleries

The Province listed the Museum of Anthropology as one of six Vancouver must-see galleries. The article also appeared in the Edmonton Journal and the Calgary Herald.

Biosolar Leaf that purifies air to tackle air pollution in London

Tech Times mentioned research into air pollution by Michael Brauer, a professor at UBC’s school of population and public health.

Unregulated gas-price ‘gouging’ means huge profits at the expense of drivers in Vancouver, says economist

Werner Antweiler, a professor of economics at UBC, spoke to Star Vancouver about rising gas prices. “It’s just a fact that B.C. is a peripheral market for the oil industry. […]

UBC: New campus housing and SkyTrain extension not an ‘either or’ situation

Daily Hive quoted Andrew Parr, managing director of UBC’s student housing and hospitality services, in an article about on-campus housing and the proposed SkyTrain extension.

Canada’s medication warnings should be more consistent with other countries, says UBC professor

The Canadian Press reported on a UBC study which looked at the safety of prescription drugs. Barbara Mintzes, the lead author and an affiliate associate professor at UBC’s school of […]

Vancouver council approves tax break for business property owners

Business in Vancouver quoted Stanley Hamilton, a professor emeritus at UBC Sauder School of Business, in an article about property taxes.

Tuition waivers help break cycle of poverty and hopelessness for former foster children

Vancouver Courier mentioned UBC and Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond in an article about tuition waivers. The article also appeared on National Observer and  Burnaby Now.

UBC Okanagan hosts data science event

Kelowna Capital News reported on a data science event at UBCO which Apurva Narayan, a professor of computer science, organized.

UBC Okanagan study improves radiation therapy effectiveness

Kelowna Capital News spoke to Andrew Jirasek, a UBCO physics professor and senior author of research into a system which delivers the right dose of radiation for cancer patients.

Wish you were in an open relationship? So do many Canadians

The Conversation published an op-ed by Nichole Fairbrother, a professor in UBC’s department of psychiatry, about her research into open relationships.