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Stress may cause heart arrhythmia, even without genetic risk

UPI quoted Filip Van Petegem, a professor at UBC’s department of biochemistry and molecular biology, in an article about stress and heart arrhythmia.

New website “Unravel Medicine” aims to do just that

Reuters (via MDAlert) reported on a new website developed by UBC researchers that aims to review observational studies published in the medical literature. “Observational studies are an important source of […]

Western red cedars die off as extended dry spells continue, say experts

CBC spoke to Lori Daniels, a professor at UBC’s faculty of forestry, about the demise of Western red cedars due to drought. The article also appeared on Yahoo and MSN.

Energy report reveals that this country ranks highest in car fossil fuels

Research by UBC economists Werner Antweiler and Sumeet Gulati was mentioned in an article in Inverse about fuel consumption in Canada.

‘Caravans to Canada’ turn to cities like Windsor for lifesaving medication

Steve Morgan, a health policy scientist at UBC, was quoted in a CTV Windsor article about the numbers of Americans seeking medication in Canada. “This is very great political theatre, […]

Trade negotiations between China and the U.S.

Radio-Canada interviewed Yves Tiberghien, a professor of political science at UBC, about trade negotiations between China and the United States.

Listening to the bones: How a discipline went from racism to reconciliation

The Tyee featured Darlene Weston, a biological anthropologist at UBC, who researches the lives and culture of the ancestors of local communities such as the Sto:lo and Stz’uminus people.

Jailed migrants have right to challenge detention before judges: Supreme Court

The Star quoted Efrat Arbel, a law professor at UBC, in an article about a new ruling for detained migrants. “This is a significant step forward for the rights of […]

North Van man’s discovery of mystery giant hornet creates buzz

The North Shore News spoke to Leonard Foster, a bee expert and professor of biochemistry and molecular biology at UBC, about the giant hornet found in North Vancouver.

Twenty five ways to increase your chances at publication

Inside Higher Ed published an article by Laura Moss, a professor of English at UBC, about how to get published. Several UBC academics were quoted in the article.

Richmond kids have worst dental health in Metro Vancouver

Brett Finlay, a professor of microbiology at UBC, spoke to the Richmond Sentinel about dental care for children.

Scraping icy windshields may be an effortless task in the future

The Kelowna Daily Courier spoke to Kevin Golovin, a professor at UBCO’s school of engineering, about his research to develop a surface coating that can shed ice from large areas.

The country that exiled McKinsey

Julian Dierkes, a Mongolia expert and professor at UBC, spoke to ProPublica about consulting firm McKinsey & Co.’s involvement in Mongolia.

A discussion on the future of labour in the Okanagan

Kelowna Capital News reported on a panel discussion to take place this weekend. The discussion, on labour in the Okanagan, will be hosted by UBCO.