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What you should do with your head to appear more dominant

The Telegraph cited research about how the tilt of the head changes the way a person is perceived. Zachary Witkower, a graduate student, and Jessica Tracy, a professor of psychology […]

L.A. council members propose taxing landlords who leave homes vacant

Thomas Davidoff, a professor at UBC Sauder School of Business and director of UBC’s centre for urban economics and real estate, was mentioned in an LA Times article about the […]

Scientists develop ingenious way to convert blood into universal donor type

Inverse spoke to Stephen Withers, a professor of chemistry at UBC, about his research to develop a way to convert type A blood to universal type O blood. Peter Rahfeld, […]

‘I was willing to try anything’: UBC study explores why people fall for health scams

CBC reported on a recent UBC study into health scams. Bernie Garrett, a nursing professor and lead author of the research, said the findings suggest there is a need for […]

‘Troubling’: Home prices nearly double what Canadian millennials can afford, says report

CTV quoted Paul Kershaw, a professor at UBC’s school of population and public health and founder of Generation Squeeze, in an article about millennials being priced out of the real […]

‘We’re the most marginalized group in Canada’: 2-spirit people seek supports

Elizabeth Saewyc, professor at UBC’s school of nursing and executive director of the Stigma and Resilience Among Vulnerable Youth Centre, spoke to CBC about the challenges faced by people who […]

‘Pretty creepy’: Okanagan man believes he’s captured ‘definitive Ogopogo sighting’ on video

Robert Young, a professor at UBCO’s department of earth and environmental sciences, spoke to Global News about the Ogopogo legend.

Ontario expands coverage for Spinraza

The Globe and Mail quoted Steve Morgan, a health economist at UBC and advocate for national pharmacare, in an article about policies around the cost of expensive drugs. “I think […]

Hong Kong protests may influence housing prices in Vancouver

Tom Davidoff, a real estate economist at UBC Sauder School of Business, spoke to News 1130 about whether unrest in Hong Kong will affect house prices in Vancouver.

Putting names to fishers’ unidentified sharks

Hakai quoted Madeline Cashion, of UBC’s Sea Around Us project, in an article about the identification of sharks and rays in the Mediterranean.

Animal hoarding primarily a mental health concern: researcher

CTV reported on a presentation by Christiana Bratiotis, a professor at UBC’s school of social work and expert on animal hoarding, at a conference in Regina. Bratiotis explained that the […]

B.C. employers paying first instalment of health tax face tough choices

Steve Morgan, a public-health professor at UBC, spoke to the Globe and Mail about B.C.’s new employer health tax.

Visibility improves cyclist safety: study

Pique quoted Gordon Lovegrove, a professor at UBCO’s school of engineering, about research into cyclists’ safety. Lovegrove explained that drivers are more likely to give the bike a wide berth […]

The Canadian revival of psychedelic drug research

University Affairs quoted Mark Haden, a professor at UBC’s school of population and public health, about the potential for MDMA to treat PTSD. The research was also mentioned in Best […]