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Beijing is counting on its massive Belt and Road Initiative. But are Chinese firms on board?

The Washington Post published an op-ed co-written by Xiaojun Li, a professor of political science at UBC, about China’s second Belt and Road Forum.

City life damages mental health in ways we’re just starting to understand

Popular Science highlighted new research by Matilda van den Bosch, a professor at the school of population and public health and in the faculty of forestry at UBC,  about the […]

Oral immunotherapy is being increasingly used for treating peanut allergy; but is it the best way forward?

Edmond Chan, a pediatric allergist and clinical professor at UBC, was quoted in the Indian Express about his research on the use of oral immunotherapy for peanut allergies.

Practice makes doctor perfect?

The International Business Times mentioned Laura Schummers and Wendy Norman from UBC’s department of family practice in an article about surgical procedures.

Onex takeover could bring more business-class choice, flights to Asia

John Korenic, a professor at UBC Sauder School of Business, spoke to Global News about the Onex takeover of WestJet.

’30 stings will kill you’: Giant foreign hornet found in BC

The Weather Network mentioned UBC in an article about a Japanese giant hornet found in North Vancouver. Entomologists at the university said the insect “doesn’t belong here.” A similar article […]

Medical student’s bedside manner evolved from birth

The Vancouver Sun interviewed Jas Hans, a third-year medical student at UBC. Hans spoke about how his mother’s experience taught him compassionate care. The story also appeared on Indo-Canadian Voice.

Fred Lee’s Social Network: Rare finds gala

The Province reported on the UBC school of nursing centenary gala which was led by Elizabeth Saewyc, a professor and director of the school of nursing. Santa Ono, president of […]

UBC receives funding to design safer donation bins

The Star Vancouver reported that a research team from UBCO’s school of engineering has received funds to develop safer clothing donation bins.

Moonquakes? New study suggests Earth’s neighbour is still active

A CBC article about findings that the moon is tectonically active mentioned Catherine Johnson, a professor of astronomy at UBC. The article also appeared on Yahoo.

STLHE names latest cohort of 3M National Student Fellows

Enav Zipora Zusman, a pharmaceutical sciences student at UBC, was mentioned in University Affairs as one of the winners of the 2019 3M National Student Fellowship Awards.

Chawathil First Nation Canada’s first community with self-healing road

The Hope Standard spoke to Nemy Banthia, a professor at UBC’s department of civil engineering, who developed a self-healing concrete. The concrete will first be used in B.C. in the […]

Moncton pianist sharing lessons of her ‘uphill battle’ with performance anxiety

CBC New Brunswick featured Emily Logan, a musician and PhD student at UBC, who is involved in a symposium addressing performance anxiety.

The city that could have been

The Literary Review of Canada published a review of Vancouverism, a new book by Larry Beasley, formerly Vancouver’s chief planner and now a professor at UBC’s school of community and […]