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Flags lowered at UBC Okanagan in memory of professor

Global News reported on UBCO professor Greg Younging who has passed away. Younging was a professor of Indigenous Studies at the Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences.

New B.C. study links chronic disease, health care costs to where you live

The Vancouver Sun reported on a study by Lawrence Frank, a professor in sustainable transport at UBC, which looked at the impact of neighbourhood design on costs for health care. […]

Killer whales to caribou: UN environment report has strong message for Canada

The Canadian Press quoted Kai Chan, a professor at UBC’s institute for resources, environment and sustainability, who co-authored a UN report on the future of the planet. “The fact that […]

To cull or not to cull: Should we kill one animal to save another?

Star Vancouver quoted Sara Dubois, a conservationist biologist at UBC, in an article about culling.

Pompeo says Canadian claim to Northwest Passage is ‘illegitimate’

Michael Byers, a political science professor and Canada Research Chair in global politics and international law, commented to the Canadian Press on U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s remarks about […]

London expected to host highway speed limit pilot project

CTV mentioned research co-authored by Gord Lovegrove, a professor of engineering at UBCO, which looked at speed limits on highways.

International student enrolment continues to soar in Canada

University Affairs mentioned UBC in an article about international student numbers. “The sense that international students have of Canada is that it’s a place that is committed to the idea […]

Peanut allergies: Research shows ‘oral immunotherapy’ is safe for preschoolers

The Ottawa Citizen published an op-ed by Edmond Chan, a pediatric allergist and professor at UBC’s faculty of medicine, about his research into oral immunotherapy. The article also appeared in Victoria […]