UBC In The News
Small businesses feeling the pinch of credit card fees as e-commerce ramps up
Dr. Werner Antweiler, a professor at the UBC Sauder School of Business, gave comments in an article about high credit-card fees on online purchases as the shift toward e-commerce continues.
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Pregnant, breastfeeding women met with mixed messages about COVID-19 vaccines
Dr. Deborah Money, a professor in UBC’s department of obstetrics and gynaecology, spoke about higher rates of COVID-19-associated hospitalization among pregnant women.
What is non-essential travel? Experts say Canada's definition is too vague
Dr. Allan Tupper, a political science professor at UBC, says the government should go further to define what non-essential travel means as it is too vague.
COVID has claimed more lives in BC than 10 years of influenza
Dr. Ran Goldman, a pediatrics professor in UBC’s faculty of medicine, says COVID-19 is a pandemic like we’ve never seen before and pointed out the flu deaths are likely underreported.
Outlook: Adopting a new perspective can help turn 2021 into a year of hope
Shakeela Begum, an integral leadership coach and director of gift and estate planning at UBC, discussed ways to cultivate more of the new year.
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Women take lead roles in India’s farmers’ protest
Sumeet Sekhon, a UBCO postdoctoral research fellow, co-wrote about the participation of women in farmers’ protests and how modern protest sites can be spaces of resistance and power but also of gender equity and empowerment.
Remote learning goes global
Divyakshi Nath, a third-year undergraduate student in political science, shared what she is experiencing as an international student studying remotely.
New UBC research partnership connects patients with virtual health communities
UBC researchers from the Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Management (CCDPM) have teamed up with Curatio to provide virtual health support during the pandemic. Dr. Kathleen Martin Ginis, director with the UBCO-based CCDPM, was quoted.