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More than 500 join annual MS walk in Vancouver

UBC multiple sclerosis clinic director Tony Traboulsee was interviewed for CTV story on the MS walk in Vancouver. “We haven’t cured MS yet, but we’re getting closer and closer with […]

Looking for someone to play tennis with? New app aims to help

Shimi Kang, an assistant professor at UBC who specializes in child and youth mental health, was interviewed for a CBC story on a tennis playing app. Kang discussed the importance […]

Man with severe asthma says new police powers unfair for people unable to do breath test

CBC interviewed Christopher Carlsten, division head of respiratory medicine at UBC and director of the occupational lung disease clinic at Vancouver General Hospital in a story about the impact of […]

Haida Gwaii village aims to eliminate diesel by turning to renewable energy

Martin Ordonez, a professor at UBC’s department of electrical and computer engineering, spoke to CBC about plans for a Haida Gwaii village to replace diesel with renewable energy. “From a […]

Canadian medical schools commit to increasing Indigenous student admissions

CBC mentioned UBC in an article about increasing numbers of Indigenous students at medical schools.

Do Canadians have the Constitution to tackle climate change?

CBC spoke to Jocelyn Stacey, a professor of environmental law at UBC, for an article about politics and climate change. The article also appeared on MSN.

Congress 2019: UBC throws open its doors to academics, and the public

The Vancouver Sun reported on Congress 2019 at UBC. “Anybody can come and have extraordinary access to contemporary research and a whole bunch of events, plays and films, along with […]

Serial rapist released back into community where he committed crimes

The Vancouver Sun interviewed Isabel Grant, a professor at the Peter A. Allard School of Law at UBC for a story on the release of a dangerous sex offender into […]

The Canada-China crisis is a game of chess, and Ottawa needs to stop playing it with checker pieces

Yves Tiberghien, a professor of political science and director emeritus of the institute of Asian research at UBC, wrote an op-ed for the Globe and Mail about relations between Canada […]

A season of creativity in the city’s galleries

A Vancouver Sun story on notable exhibitions included Surrounded, which features the work of Skeena Reece and opens June 27 at the Belkin Art Gallery at UBC. The story also […]

An ode to humans and their cultures

Steven Heine, a professor of psychology at UBC, was interviewed for Psychology Today about what it means to be human.

Neuroethicists warn of extraordinary claims from ‘neurowearables’

CBC’s Quirks and Quarks cited research from UBC which investigated claims from manufacturers of wearable neurotechnology. Judy Illes, a professor at UBC’s school of population and public health, and co-author […]

Forget toast and oatmeal, low-carb breakfasts reduce sugar spikes in those with Type 2 diabetes

The National Post published an op-ed by Jonathan Little a professor at UBCO’s school of health and exercise sciences, about the effects of carbohydrates on blood sugar. The article, originally published […]

If ‘speed kills’ why is Ontario mulling faster highway speed limits?

The Windsor Star mentioned Gord Lovegrove, an engineering professor at the UBCO, about speed limits and fatalities. Lovegrove was the co-author of a report that led to a decrease of […]

Surrey church under fire for exclusive ‘Christian only’ anti-SOGI event

News 1130 quoted human Margot Young, a professor of law at UBC, in an article about a “Christian only” event.

B.C. ruling will ‘dial down tension’ on Trans Mountain, but not for long: professor

George Hoberg, of UBC’s department of political science, appeared on CBC’s The Current to discuss the BC Court of Appeal’s ruling against the B.C. government in the Trans Mountain pipeline […]

City to debate a zoning bylaw that excludes cannabis sales from Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside

The Georgia Straight mentioned UBC professors M-J Milloy, Evan Wood and Mark Tyndall in an article about zoning bylaws for cannabis sales in the Downtown Eastside.

Study shows economic benefits of patient approach to northern cod recovery

The Canadian Press mentioned UBC research into the social and economic benefits of rebuilding Canada’s fisheries. Articles appeared on CTV, the Globe and Mail, National Post, Ottawa Citizen, Yahoo and […]