UBC In The News
B.C. eyes opportunities to secure emissions credits for ‘lower carbon’ LNG, metals
Simon Donner, a professor at UBC’s department of geography, discussed the global carbon accounting system.
Key to saving B.C. restaurants during pandemic is innovation, not alcohol: experts
Jarrett Vaughan, an adjunct professor at the UBC Sauder School of Business, says innovation during and after the pandemic will be key for the restaurant industry, and it’s really the personal touch that people are looking for.
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Half of parents surveyed would accept less tested COVID-19 vaccine, study finds
A new UBC study suggests 43 per cent of parents are willing to accept less rigorous testing and expedited approval of a COVID-19 vaccine. Lead author Ran Goldman, a professor in UBC’s department of pediatrics, was quoted.
New documentary explores the challenges of securing pandemic medical supplies
Peter Klein, a journalism professor and executive director of the UBC Global Reporting Centre, was interviewed about the GRC’s new documentary that explored the medical supply crisis in the U.S., produced in collaboration with PBS Frontline and AP.
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COVID-19: School safety measures 'inadequate,' according to poll of B.C. teachers
Srinivas Murthy, a clinical professor in UBC’s department of pediatrics, says the high number of school exposures point to a system that is working as they are being caught in time and outbreaks are not happening.
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What lies ahead for Fridays for Future and the youth climate movement
UBC sociology professor David Tindall shared reasons why the Fridays for Future youth climate movement is resilient and will bounce back after COVID-19.
Why trade restrictions must be eliminated during COVID-19’s second wave
Kristen Hopewell, a UBC professor and Canada Research Chair in global policy, and Joshua Tafel, a research assistant at the school of public policy and global affairs, wrote about how export restrictions are damaging to global health systems and undermining efforts to combat the coronavirus.
Republican Jesus not real Jesus: UBC professor
Glacier Media featured a new book by Tony Keddie, a professor of early Christian history and literature, that shows how right-wing influencers have weaponized the Bible as a political tool to support their political views.
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