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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 […]

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 […]