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Google revives controversial cold-fusion experiments

Nature reported on new research by UBC, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the University of Maryland, the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, and Google into nuclear fusion at room temperature. Curtis […]

UBC excited to host Canada’s largest annual gathering of scholars

The Vancouver Sun published an op-ed by Santa Ono, president and vice-chancellor of UBC, about the 88th Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, to be held at the university in […]

At Vancouver’s clean energy summit, nuclear is making a play

The Tyee published an op-ed written by M.V. Ramana, Simons Chair in disarmament, global and human security at UBC’s school of public policy and global affairs, and Tanya Glafenhein, a […]

Jody Wilson-Raybould to run as an independent, wants to do politics ‘differently’

CTV quoted Richard Johnston, a professor of political science at UBC, about Jody Wilson-Raybould’s announcement that she will run as an independent. A similar article appeared in the Vancouver Sun […]

Vancouver councillor proposes better access to legal weed over hard drugs in DTES

CTV mentioned a recent study by UBC cannabis professor M-J Milloy, in an article about access to drugs in the Downtown Eastside.

Adding arrow to cyclists’ vests reduced number of crashes: UBC research

CTV cited a cycle safety study by Gord Lovegrove, a professor of engineering at UBCO.

A new approach to deal with student anxiety

Psychology Today mentioned a drop-in therapy program at UBC which used therapy dogs to help students cope with stress. John-Tyler Binfet, a professor of education at UBCO, led research which […]

Canadians can mail their narcotics to Vancouver and find out whether they will kill them

Mark Haden, an adjunct professor at UBC’s faculty of medicine, spoke to the National Post about the mailing of drug samples to an advocate in Vancouver to find out their […]