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Governments’ failure to control deer disease risks trade, health and wildlife, experts warn

Neil Cashman, a professor at UBC’ department of medicine, was mentioned in The Tyee as one of the signatories for a call-to-action letter to control the spread of chronic wasting […]

The US is picking a fight with Canada over a thawing Arctic shipping route

Quartz spoke to Michael Byers, a professor at UBC’s department of political science, about the Northwest Passage and climate change. “Climate change is now opening the possibility of other types […]

China, prosperity, and stereotypes that won’t die

Henry Yu, a professor at UBC’s department of history, was mentioned in The Walrus about life as a Chinese-Canadian.

Death at the South Pole: the mystery of Antarctica’s unsolved poisoning case

Peter Suedfeld, a professor emeritus at UBC’s department of psychology, was mentioned in a Mental Floss article about death and crime in Antarctica. The article also appeared in MSN.

China halts meat imports from Canada

Paul Evans, a professor at UBC’s school of public policy and global affairs, was mentioned in a Globe and Mail article about the temporary suspension of meat imports from Canada […]

High school students do better in science, math and English if they also take music lessons

Forbes cited a study by UBC which looked at the benefits of learning to play an instrument. “A student has to learn to read music notation, develop eye-hand-mind coordination, develop […]

Forestry Futures #1: UBC professor Harry Nelson

CBC interviewed Harry Nelson, a professor at UBC’s department of forest resources management, about sawmills closures across BC and its impact on the economy.

What do you really know about The Indian Act?

CBC referenced two articles by First Nations and Indigenous studies program at UBC, discussing the federal law on Indigenous peoples.

UBC scientists want to see if orcas’ dinner plate is empty or full

Andrew Trites, a professor at UBC’s institute for the oceans and fisheries, spoke to CBC about research into food supplies of the southern resident killer whales. Trites explained that while […]

A rational case for following your emotions

The Atlantic quoted Jessica Tracy, a professor at UBC’s department of psychology, about emotional responses across culture. “People everywhere show anger, fear, happiness, and sadness in the same way. There’s […]

The right motivational playlist could have a powerful effect on high-intensity workouts

A study done at UBCO was featured in an Inverse article about the correlation between music and exercise activities. “The application of motivational music during interval exercise may be a […]

The chilling mystery of high-altitude suicides

Vice cited a study by Seth Abrutyn, a professor at UBC’s department of sociology, which looked at adolescent suicide and social factors. “Having strong support networks is key for lowering […]

UBC in Bessude to discover the island”

La Nuova Sardegna featured UBC’s Go Global seminar, “Ethnography of Sardinia: Heritage in a Global Context,” which was under the guidance of Sabina Magliocco, a professor in the department of […]

Saint-Jacques’ historic space flight inspires future Canadian astronauts

Lucas Kuhn, a member of UBC astronomy club, was quoted in a News 1130 article about return of Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques. “I think that knowing someone who is also […]

A Queer Century: 1869-1969

CBC Listen interviewed Gregory Mackie, a professor at UBC’s department of English language and literature, and Kyle Frackman, a professor at UBC’s department of central, eastern, and north European studies, […]

Is Facebook today’s Compuserve? How Libra could hasten its demise

The Conversation published an op-ed by Marc-David L. Seidel, a professor at UBC Sauder School of Business, about evolution of online service providers.

‘We’re at a crucial point’: Regina grapples with what should be allowed in Wascana Park

CBC quoted Larry Beasley, a professor at UBC’s school of community and regional planning, about urban parks. “It’s very important that a community do a layering of understandings of their […]

Trump-Xi meeting to ‘break down, break through or model through,’ says expert

Yves Tiberghien, a professor at UBC’s department of political science, was interviewed by Bloomberg about US-China and Canada-China tensions.