UBC In The News
Teen birth-control use may be linked to depression later in life: UBC study
Huffington Post highlighted a UBC psychology study which found the link between oral contraceptive use during adolescence and long-term vulnerability to depression. Study author Christine Anderl was interviewed.
If money can’t buy taste, best not to flaunt it
Financial Times mentioned a UBC study which found a link between wealth, education and musical taste.
Worried about climate change? Here's what to ask political candidate
Kai Chan, a professor at the Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability, was quoted about Canada’s commitment to the Aichi biodiversity targets.
What the health?! Spanish health authorities issue alert after children develop 'werewolf syndrome'
Monica Li, a clinical instructor at UBC’s department of dermatology and skin science, spoke about hypertrichosis.
Canada names new China envoy amid damaged relations
Wenran Jiang, a professor at the school of public policy and global affairs, gave comments about the recent appointment of Dominic Barton as ambassador to China.
The Tribune (India)
Ottawa ordered to compensate First Nations children impacted by on-reserve child welfare system
Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond (Aki-kwe), a professor at the Peter A. Allard School of Law, spoke about child welfare system on First Nations children and families.
UBC physician calls for safe drug supply
The Early Edition interviewed Derek Chang, a clinical instructor at UBC’s department of family practice, about decriminalization of drugs.
B.C. enters second phase of plan to force patients onto cheaper versions of biologic drugs
Brian Bressler, a professor at UBC’s division of gastroenterology, gave comments about biosimilar drugs.
Globe and Mail (subscription)
B.C. schools deal with vaping issues
Global interviewed Elizabeth Saewyc, director and professor at the school of nursing, about the rise in electronic cigarette use among adolescents.
Global (0:20 mark)
Boeing 737 Max 8 ban extended to holiday season — how will that impact flights?
Tae Hoon Oum, a professor emeritus at the Sauder School of Business, gave comments about the Boeing 737 Max 8 ban.
Boris Johnson's brother resigns as MP
Yves Tiberghien, a professor at UBC’s department of political science, was interviewed about Jo Johnson’s resignation amid Brexit debates.
CTV (0:27 mark)