UBC In The News
UBC researchers mapping smelly spots around Metro Vancouver
Amanda Giang, a professor in UBC’s department of mechanical engineering and the Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability, and Naomi Zimmerman, a professor of mechanical engineering, are studying the relationship between odours and health. They are asking the public for help mapping stinky spots around Metro Vancouver through a new odour tracking app, called SmellVan.
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Bees paint animal poo on their homes to repel giant hornets
Leonard Foster, a professor of biochemistry and molecular biology at UBC, gave comments about new research that found honey bees use animal feces as a tool to defend colonies against group attack by giant hornets.
Scientists believe they have discovered a new whale species off Mexico’s west coast
Andrew Trites, a professor at the Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries, commented on the Shepherd Conservation Society’s discovery on a new species of whale in the waters off the coast of Mexico.
What will Mable Elmore mean for B.C. seniors care?
Joanie Sims-Gould, a professor in UBC’s department of family practice, and UBC political science professor Gerald Baier spoke about Vancouver-Kensington MLA Mable Elmore’s role in seniors’ services and long-term care.
What if new density had to be all affordable? This city did it
UBC architecture and landscape architecture professor Patrick Condon gave comments about a policy Cambridge has adopted to address the housing crisis.
Pfizer vaccine sceptics ‘looming problem’ for coronavirus - doctor warns Brits to take jab
UBC psychiatry professor spoke about his recent paper that identified the prevalence of vaccination hesitancy for SARS-CoV2.
UBCO researcher calls for equal access to COVID-19 vaccine internationally
UBCO nursing professor Katrina Plamondon has joined a collective call for Canada to support a temporary waiver to allow international production of vaccines and other health products during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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‘Food as medicine’: How this birth worker carries on the teachings of her great grandmother
Media mentioned UBC’s xʷc̓ic̓əsəm Garden, also known as the Indigenous Health Research and Education Garden. The name xʷc̓ic̓əsəm translates to “the place where we grow” in hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓, the traditional language spoken by the Musqueam people whose unceded lands the garden resides on.
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