UBC In The News
New virus could trigger travel sector woes akin to damage from SARS in 2003
Media highlighted a report on the economic effects of the SARS epidemic by Kai Ostwald, a professor in the school of public policy and global affairs at UBC.
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Living near traffic corridors linked to risk of MS, Parkinson's, Alzheimer's disease: UBC study
A new UBC study suggests living near major roads or highways is linked to higher incidence of neurological disorders. The lead author Weiran Yuchi, a PhD candidate in the UBC school of population and public health, was interviewed.
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Mother trees against climate change
Radio Canada featured UBC forestry professor Suzanne Simard and her work in UBC’s Malcolm Knapp Research Forest.
Green myths Canada’s LNG sales force tells the world
The Tyee mentioned a UBC study that evaluated the effect of barometric pressure changes on methane release.
Vancouver listed second least affordable market in the world
Tsur Somerville, a professor at the UBC Sauder School of Business, spoke about housing prices that are out of sync with incomes and most people don’t make enough money to keep up with rising costs.
Claims protesters were paid to support Meng Wanzhou 'troubling', expert says
News 1130 interviewed Max Cameron, a professor in UBC’s department of political science, about paid protesters and demonstrations.
Risk of U.S.-China split looms despite deal: experts
UBC political science professor Yves Tiberghien says the risk of a China-U.S. split remains real despite the Phase 1 of a trade deal.
Business In Vancouver
How to avoid compassion fatigue: Care for your staff so they can care for the world
Forbes highlighted the mental health literacy program developed by UBC’s faculty of education.
Major employers can be part of solving Toronto’s housing crisis, report says
UBC was mentioned for offering 25 per cent below housing market rates to facility and staff and the rent-geared-to-income pilot program for lower-income staff.