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$89B in home equity lost across Metro Vancouver over past year, report claims

CBC spoke to Tsur Somerville, a professor at UBC Sauder School of Business, about losses in home equity across Metro Vancouver.

North Korea women in China trapped in sex trade

UPI quoted Don Baker, a professor of Korean history and civilization at UBC, in an article about the exploitation of refugees in China.

Fraternities’ problem isn’t the partying—it’s the toxic masculinity at their core

A Quartz article about fraternities mentioned UBC’s requirement for fraternities to take workshops on healthy masculinity and sexual consent.

Desperate times

A CBC News Interactives article about the 1919 Winnipeg general strike mentioned Daniel Hiebert, a geography professor at UBC. Hiebert studied class and ethnic breakdown in Winnipeg between 1901 and […]

Want to be happier? Focus on time, not money, says Harvard researcher

CBC mentioned Elizabeth Dunn, a professor of psychology at UBC, and Ashley Whillans, a UBC alumna, in an article about happiness. Whillans, now a professor at Harvard, presented a workshop […]

Doesn’t look like it belongs in B.C.? Please report it, say invasive species officials

CBC mentioned UBC’s Beaty Biodiversity Museum in an article about invasive species in B.C. The article also appeared on MSN.

New study on growth of Broadway corridor highlights need for UBC SkyTrain extension

Global News reported on a new study which looked at the need for better transportation along the Broadway corridor. Similar articles appeared on CTV, the Georgia Straight and Daily Hive.

Superweed: The quest to create the ultimate premium strain

The Province mentioned Jonathan Page, a UBC botanist who mapped the cannabis genome, in an article about efforts to create the best strain of cannabis. The article also appeared in […]

Bill 22 is a catch-22 for B.C. forest companies, critics say

Harry Nelson, a professor at UBC’s faculty of forestry commented to Business in Vancouver about changes to forestry tenures in B.C.

Can tech ‘objectively’ assess pain?

Wired spoke to Ran Goldman, a pediatrician and pain investigator at UBC, in an article about using technology to assess pain.

No windfall for Canada in U.S.-China trade fight: experts

Yves Tiberghien, director emeritus at UBC’s institute of Asian research and the executive director of the UBC China Council, spoke to Business in Vancouver about the trade war between Canada […]

Opposition won’t back May’s Brexit deal

CTV News interviewed Kurt Huebner, a professor of political science at UBC, about Theresa May’s latest attempt to get her Brexit deal passed.

Dead bodies and bursting lakes: How climate change is changing Mount Everest

Global News quoted Michele Koppes, a professor at UBC’s department of geography and Canada Research Chair in landscapes of climate change, in an article about the impact of climate change […]

Suburban, car-dependent living is killing residents in Metro Vancouver: study

The Daily Hive reported on a new study led by Lawrence Frank, a professor at UBC’s school of community and regional planning, which investigated the impact of living in car-dependent […]

Mark Norman has been vindicated – but the navy-procurement crisis ticks on

Michael Byers, a professor at UBC and the Canada Research Chair in global politics and international law, wrote an op-ed for the Globe and Mail about Vice-Admiral Mark Norman and […]

UBC ranks 9th in North America for scientific impact

The Daily Hive reported that UBC has been ranked in the top ten schools for scientific impact in North America.

May 22 is international biodiversity day — and this scientist thinks change is possible

Kai Chan, a professor at UBC’s institute for resources, environment and sustainability and a co-ordinating lead author of the IPBES Global Assessment, wrote an op-ed for Global News to coincide […]

How safe are breast implants? Women warn of risks, share their symptoms

Nick Carr, a clinical professor at UBC and ex-chair of the division of plastic surgery, spoke to Global News about the health risks of breast implants.

UBC program graduates Indigenous MDs to bridge health gap

Rebekah Eatmon, a UBC medical undergraduate and post-graduate resident specializing in family medicine, wrote an op-ed for the Vancouver Courier about her journey through school and UBC’s Indigenous MD admissions […]