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How these cities became rat-free zones

The BBC quoted Kaylee Byers, a PhD candidate at UBC, about health risks posed by urban rats.

The psychology behind why few of us feel rich

CBC spoke to Holli-Anne Passmore, a psychologist and PhD candidate at UBCO, for an article about attitudes to money. The article also appeared on Yahoo and MSN.

‘We’re just like everybody else’: New play tackles misconceptions about disabilities, love and sex

CBC featured a new play which looks at dating with physical disabilities. UBC’s theatre departments and the centre for inclusion and citizenship were involved in the production. The article also […]

Huawei CFO house arrest contrasts with Canadians detained in China

Paul Evans, a professor at UBC and expert on China and Canada relations, spoke to Reuters about the detention of Canadians in China and the house arrest of Huawei CFO […]

First Nations carver laments loss of western red cedars

CBC spoke to Dave Robinson, from the Timiskaming First Nation and the resident carver at UBC, about the demise of the red cedar, and what the trees mean for Indigenous […]

‘A voice to confront’: One woman’s journey to decolonize archeology

CBC featured the work of Karen Rose Thomas, a masters student of anthropology at UBC, who is addressing the decolonization of archeology. The article also appeared on Yahoo.

Microscope can diagnose and treat skin cancer, other diseases without cutting skin

Tech Times reported on the development of a new laser microscope at UBC which can perform precise surgery without cutting skin. UBC professors and study authors, Haishan Zeng and Harvey […]

UBC project to receive almost $1 million grant to address LGBT teen dating violence

The Georgia Straight reported on a grant awarded to the Stigma and Resilience Among Vulnerable Youth Centre, which is led by UBC nursing professor Elizabeth Saewyc. The funding will go towards […]

Santa Ono and Kennedy Stewart: UBC, Vancouver city hall excited by big changes coming to West Side

The Vancouver Sun published an op-ed written by Santa Ono, president and vice-chancellor of UBC, and Kennedy Stewart, mayor of Vancouver, about changes coming to the Broadway corridor. The piece […]

What do we make of maternal rage?

Rabble mentioned research by Christine Ou, from UBC’s school of nursing, in an article about maternal anger.

Your climate, your choice: Analyzing Federal Green Party’s climate plan

Global News interviewed Kai Chan, a professor at UBC’s institute for resources, environment and sustainability, about the Green Party of Canada’s climate change plan. The interview also appeared on MSN.

Time to get cracking on a new de-icing method

Kevin Golovin, a professor of mechanical engineering at UBCO, spoke to Research2Reality about his research into developing a new material to de-ice windshields and airplanes. A similar story appeared in […]