UBC In The News
What apes can teach us about our heart health
The New York Times highlighted a study co-authored by Rob Shave, a professor at UBCO’s school of health and exercise sciences, about the evolution of the human heart in response to different physical challenges.
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The sea is running out of fish, despite nations’ pledges to stop it
National Geographic highlighted a UBC study on global fisheries subsidies and quoted the lead author Rashid Sumaila, a professor and director of the fisheries economics research unit at UBC’s Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries.
The things parents don't talk about with their kids... but should
Kiley Hamlin, a professor at UBC’s department of psychology, was quoted about her study on social evaluation by preverbal infants.
Toronto is one of the least happy cities in Canada: report
Daily Hive mentioned a study co-conducted by UBC about the life satisfaction among Canadian neighbourhoods and communities.
The difference between SkinCeuticals' $166 C E Ferulic serum and an $18 dupe
Huffington Post spoke to Monica Li, a clinical instructor at UBC’s department of dermatology and skin science, about SkinCeuticals’ claimed benefits.
The pros and cons of Extinction Rebellion’s protest style
David Tindall, a professor at UBC’s department of sociology, gave comments about protests as a social movement.
Mouldy mattresses plague Canadian warships
CBC quoted Karen Bartlett, a professor at UBC’s school of population and public health, about the consequences of mould exposure.
‘It’s very real’: Chinese propaganda film connects with audiences in North America
Christopher Rea, a professor of modern Chinese literature at UBC’s department of Asian studies, commented on propaganda films commemorating China’s anniversary.
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From a lot to a little, party leaders dish baloney in English-language debate
The Canadian Press spoke to Kevin Milligan, a professor at the Vancouver School of Economics, about the Liberals and Conservatives’ tax proposals.
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Trade and foreign policy discussion 'lacklustre' in leaders' debate: experts
Max Cameron, a professor at UBC’s department of political science, spoke about the significance of foreign policy issues in the federal election.
Low-income Canadians struggling to pay for medications plead for pharmacare
CTV interviewed Steve Morgan, a professor at UBC’s school of population and public health, about the prospects for pharmacare.
Liberals prove they don’t value Indigenous kids as much as other children
Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, Aki-kwe, a professor of law and the director of UBC’s Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre, wrote an article about race-based discrimination against Indigenous children.
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The road to reconciliation starts with the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
The Narwhal published a Conversation article written by Sheryl Lightfoot, a political science professor and Canada Research Chair in global Indigenous rights and politics at UBC, about the UN declaration recognizing Indigenous rights.
‘One size doesn’t fit all’: Canadian campuses desperately need better mental health services
Global wrote an article about mental health services in post-secondary institutions and interviewed Cheryl Washburn, director of counselling services at UBC.
Legacy of Asian-Canadian literary pioneer Jim Wong-Chu to be spotlighted in Vancouver exhibit
UBC Library will be hosting an exhibition about Jim Wong-Chu, a well-known Asian-Canadian historian, editor, author, and poet from Oct.10 to Nov.15