UBC In The News

UBC, First Nations Health Authority teaming up to improve cancer outcomes

UBC and FNHA will be examining the experiences and outcomes of Indigenous cancer patients to see how the health system is responding to their needs.

UBC study says ketone drinks may help control blood sugar

New UBCO research suggests ketone supplements may be a tool to help control blood sugar levels for those with Type 2 diabetes. The lead researcher Jonathan Little, a professor at UBCO’s school of health and exercise sciences, was quoted.
Postmedia via Vancouver SunThe Province

Toronto-area family of 3 among those killed in Iran plane crash

Saranaz Barforoush, a UBC journalism lecturer, tweeted about limited choices to fly to Iran from Canada due to sky-rocketed price increase.

Inside the corrosive new generational blame game

Paul Kershaw, a professor at UBC’s school of population and public health, commented on intergenerational tensions.

Bamboo mugs recalled in Vancouver after possible burn hazards

CTV mentioned the Mugshare program which was launched by students at UBC Sustainability and quoted co-founder Allie Riley.

Hello, Calgary! Astronaut tweets photo from International Space Station

Postmedia featured an image of Calgary taken from the International Space Station by former UBC postdoctoral fellow Jessica Meir.
Postmedia via Calgary HeraldCalgary SunEdmonton SunRegina Leader-Post, Vancouver SunThe Province

After 36 years in jail, Phillip Tallio mounts second attempt to get bail

Peter A. Allard School of Law’s Innocence Project has supported Phillip Tallio in the appeal of his conviction for a 1983 murder.
Postmedia via Vancouver SunThe Province

UBC's Huband, Hanson close in on Canada West wins records

UBC Thunderbirds basketball coaches Deb Huband and Kevin Hanson were interviewed about their work.
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UBCO event aims to support Kelowna artists

UBCO will be hosting an “Arts On The Line” raffle event to support artists in the Kelowna area.
Kelowna Capital News

John Spencer MacDonald, pioneer of Canadian aerospace industry, dies aged 83

CBC reported on the death of UBC engineering alumnus and a pioneering figure in Canada’s aerospace industry John Spencer MacDonald.