UBC In The News
How to prime preschoolers for success
Scientific American mentioned a study led by Adele Diamond, a professor at UBC’s department of psychiatry, about cognitive control in preschoolers.
Higher speed limits don't mean safer roads, researcher says
CBC highlighted a UBC study on the effect of speed limit increase on road safety and quoted the co-author Gordon Lovegrove, a professor at UBCO’s school of engineering.
Reality check: Can you reverse diabetes by changing your diet?
Global highlighted a UBC study on the impact of a specific protein in fat cells on Type 2 diabetes, and how reducing it can not only prevent the onset of Type 2 diabetes, but also reverse the disease.
Asthma 3-in-1 therapy may improve lung function, study shows
The New York Times spoke to Mohsen Sadatsafavi, a professor at UBC’s faculty of pharmaceutical sciences, about a new study on the single-inhaler triple therapy for asthma.
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As Singapore gears up to fight foreign interference, could political critics be caught in the cross hairs?
South China Morning Post quoted Elvin Ong, a postdoctoral fellow at UBC’s school of public policy and global affairs, in an article about foreign interference in Singapore politics.
South China Morning Post
Toronto-area man out $2,775 after e-transfer fraudsters impersonate him on email
Rajesh Vijayaraghavan, a professor at the UBC Sauder School of Business, gave comments about Interac’s e-transfer system.
The moral market: How a rise in ethical consumption pushed veganism mainstream
CBC spoke to Emily Kennedy, a professor at UBC’s department of sociology, about ethical consumption and the desire to minimize environmental impact.
How the Liberals can appeal to young people this election
Paul Kershaw, a professor at UBC’s school of population and public health, spoke about taxing housing wealth.
The NDP’s Wealth Tax: What the experts say
David Duff, a professor at Peter A. Allard School of Law at UBC, commented on the NDP’s proposed wealth tax.