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How Canada can reset its fractured relationship with China — for the better

The Washington Post spoke to Yves Tiberghien, a professor of political science and director emeritus of the institute of Asian research at UBC, about the conflict between China and Canada. […]

Could snooping on your partner’s phone end your relationship? A new study says yes

Bustle highlighted a new study on phone snooping conducted by computer science and computer engineering researchers at UBC and the University of Lisbon. Researchers found that snooping on a partner’s […]

Keeping student minimum wage low: more summer jobs, more life lessons

The Globe and Mail quoted Marc-David Seidel, a professor at UBC Sauder School of Business, about the benefits of student summer jobs. “Even if it is a job they hate, […]

In 1989, China extinguished Tiananmen’s protests – but lit the spark for a religious revival

The Globe and Mail quoted Timothy Brook, a professor of history at UBC and the Republic of China Chair, about the impact of the Tiananmen massacre in 1989.

Ronnie Burkett is the master of puppets

A Globe and Mail article about puppeteer Ronnie Burkett quoted Nicola Levell, a professor of anthropology at UBC and curator of a show at the Museum of Anthropology.

Reduce, reuse, refuse: Recycling is not enough, advocates say

CBC quoted Tara Moreau, associate director for sustainability and community programs at UBC’s botanical garden, about the problems with Canadian garbage and the difficulties of efficient recycling. “These images … I […]

Deadline for caribou plan looms, as B.C. stalls endangered species action

Tara Martin, a professor in conservation decision science at UBC, spoke to the Globe and Mail about the B.C. government’s failure to protect caribou. Martin is the main spokesperson for […]

Halle Berry uses cheat days on keto — should you?

Healthline quoted Jonathan Little, a professor in the school of health and exercise sciences at UBCO, about his research into taking a cheat day on the keto diet.

Want a happier marriage? Do any of these 6 rare things for each other often, says science

Inc. mentioned research by James J. Ponzetti, a professor emeritus at UBC’s department of sociology, in an article about how to stay married.

Moving ‘Welfare Wednesday’ to a different day has unintended consequences, researcher says

CBC quoted Lindsey Richardson, a professor of medical sociology at UBC, about her research into how changing the day of welfare cheques affects drug users. Similar articles appeared in the […]

Poor sleep habits can impact teens’ long-term health

PsychCentral cited a UBC study which found that poor sleep can affect long-term health of teens. “Kids who regularly had trouble falling or staying asleep were almost 2-1/2 times as […]

B.C. researchers label dodgeball a tool of oppression

CTV mentioned Joy Butler, a professor at UBC’s faculty of education, who co-presented to the Canadian Society for the Study of Education, about the ethics of dodgeball. A similar article […]

The positivity of memories tends to degrade over time in people with social anxiety

PsyPost cited research by Brianne Glazier, a PhD candidate at UBC’s department of psychology, about memory processes in social anxiety.

Canada’s Northwest Passage claim isn’t settled — but it’s not ‘illegitimate,’ like the U.S. says it is

Global News spoke to Michael Byers, a political scientist at UBC and Canada Research Chair in global politics and international law, about Mike Pompeo’s comments on claims on the Northwest […]

Global collaborations are changing conditions for women in STEM

The Conversation published an op-ed written by Judy Illes, a professor of neurology and director of Neuroethics Canada, and Santa Ono, president and vice chancellor of UBC, about women in […]

Canadian life science innovators merge to form new venture

Business in Vancouver mentioned Helen Burt, associate vice-president for research and innovation at UBC, in an article about collaboration between life sciences innovators.

Taking care of business? Experts call new BC law a gift to corporations

The Tyee spoke to several UBC academics for an article about a new law aimed at helping businesses, but which, they say, will fall short of its promises. Carol Liao, […]

What mindfulness can do for a team

Lingtao Yu, a professor at UBC Sauder School of Business, co-wrote an op-ed for Harvard Business Review about the benefits of mindfulness in teams.