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Climate change is reshaping wine as we know it

Elizabeth Wolkovich, a professor of forest and conservation sciences at UBC, was quoted in the Washington Post and SFGate about the effect of climate change on wine.

Dodgeball is a tool of ‘oppression’ used to ‘dehumanize’ others, researchers argue

Several media outlets reported on research from UBC about the ethics of dodgeball. The Washington Post interviewed Joy Butler, a professor of pedagogy and curriculum development at UBC, and co-author of […]

UBC to offer 100 per cent sustainable seafood in all dining halls

CBC reported that from July 1, UBC Food Services will only serve seafood recommended by Ocean Wise. Andrew Parr, student housing and hospitality services managing director, explained the decision, and […]

Used as a natural Viagra in Chinese medicine, seahorse numbers are declining

A CNN article about the decline in seahorses mentioned Sarah Foster, program manager of Project Seahorse at UBC, who has investigated seahorse imports.

Open the door: What the contents of your refrigerator reveal about you

SFGate cited a 2013 UBC study by Dean Simmons and Gwen Chapman about the importance of home cooking.

He’s family – Burnaby teacher’s community work earns UBC award

Burnaby Now reported that John Nanson, a coordinator at Edmonds Community School, was presented with the UBC Alumni Teacher of the Year, an award given to a graduate of the […]

Why you need to listen to your grumbling appendix

The South China Morning Post quoted Ran Goldman, a pediatric emergency doctor at UBC, in an article about appendicitis.

This is what your brain looks like with PTSD

A Reader’s Digest article on post-traumatic stress disorder mentioned research from UBCO which is looking at the benefits of using MDMA combined with psychotherapy to treat the condition.

Here comes the sun … And bacteria-powered solar cells perfect for cloudy days

Pique reported on the development of a low-cost, sustainable biogenic solar cell at UBC. Vikramaditya Yadav, a professor in the department of chemical and biological engineering and the project lead, […]

Is going to a strip club or following hot people on Instagram cheating?

ABC Life quoted Carrie Jenkins, Canada research chair in philosophy at UBC, about different forms of cheating. “The trouble starts when people aren’t communicating well enough to know each other’s […]

UBC Okanagan’s top student takes research to new heights

Kelowna Capital News reported that UBCO PhD graduate Ryan Hoiland was awarded the Governor General Gold Medal. Hoiland studies how the human body adapts to low oxygen levels.

Saskatchewan to provide universal coverage of abortion pill Mifegymiso

Wendy Norman, a professor in the faculty of medicine at UBC, was quoted in a Star Phoenix article about the provision of the abortion pill in Saskatchewan. The article also […]

Why the U.S. should be outraged over Canada’s MMIWG report, too

Margaret Moss, a professor and the director of the First Nations House of Learning at UBC, wrote an op-ed for Global News about the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and […]

Eight U.S. road trips that are great for the whole family

UBC’s Museum of Anthropology was listed in a Travel and Leisure article about family road trips. The article also appeared on Yahoo.

UBC Okanagan student reflects on path to winning a top academic award

Kelowna Capital News reported on one of UBCO’s top academic awards, Lieutenant Governor’s Medal, which was given this week to human kinetics graduate Gabriel Dix.

U.K. PM May officially steps down

Kurt Huebner, a political scientist at UBC, was interviewed on CTV News about Theresa May stepping down as prime minister of the U.K. and the future of Brexit.

Facebook launching political ad transparency tools ahead of Canadian federal vote

Alfred Hermida, the director of UBC’s journalism school, spoke to Global News about political advertising on Facebook. “I think one of the challenges that Facebook advertising is that there can […]

Fashion industry cleans up its act by tackling environmental and ethical issues

A Global News article about fast fashion spoke to Alejandra Echeverri, a PhD student at UBC’s institute for resources, environment and sustainability. “Fast fashion is fashion that moves really quickly […]

UBC’s baseball draft history boosted as lefty Niall Windeler tagged by Twins

The National Post reported on Niall Windeler’s selection for the Major League Baseball amateur draft. Windeler was chosen by the Minnesota Twins as part of this year’s incoming talent selection […]