UBC In The News
Explained: What fish do amid climate change
Indian Express reported on a new paper by Daniel Pauly, a professor at UBC’s Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries, which explains the biological reasons why fish species will shift towards the poles.
More pregnant women are using cannabis despite its dangers: study
Global mentioned UBC research that looked at women’s perspectives about cannabis use during pregnancy and quoted the lead author Hamideh Bayrampour, a professor in UBC’s department of family practice.
A new twist on Vancouver’s skyline
New York Times quoted Patrick Condon, a professor at UBC’s school of architecture and landscape architecture, about the spread of luxury housing and tech-related development in Vancouver.
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Cellphone videos of school fights prolong conflicts, experts say
Jennifer Shapka, a developmental psychologist at UBC’s faculty of education, commented on the use of cellphones and social media to document school violence among students.
Video shared online shows racist rant at Burnaby drugstore
CTV interviewed John Paul Catungal, a UBC professor at the Institute for Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice, about a racist rant caught on video and shared on social media.
B.C. has the lowest percentage of students in public schools, says StatsCan
Vancouver Sun spoke to Jason Ellis, a professor in UBC’s department of educational studies, about B.C.’s independent school enrolment rate.
Canadian adults get 'D' grade for physical fitness levels
News 1130 interviewed Guy Faulkner, a kinesiology professor at UBC, about the fitness levels of Canadian adults.
National pharmacare plan could save businesses billions
Business in Vancouver spoke to Steve Morgan, a professor at UBC’s school of population and public health, in an article about the national pharmacare plan.
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B.C. government invests $2.58 million towards creating food-processing innovation centre at UBC in Vancouver
B.C. government will contribute $2.58 million to support a food and beverage innovation centre at UBC. Anubhav Singh, a professor of food processing at UBC’s faculty of land and food systems, will be the academic and research director.
Many students go hungry
Castanet reported that UBCO students’ union opened a program to help students eat better.
For succession planning, call a specialist
BCBusiness highlighted the family enterprise advisor program at UBC Sauder School of Business.
After quarter century, animal welfare centre getting new director
Katy Proudfoot, a UBC land and food systems alumna, was appointed the new director at Sir James Dunn Animal Welfare Centre.