UBC In The News

Masks can be detrimental to babies' speech and language development

Scientific American mentioned a study by Dr. Janet Werker, a university Killam professor in UBC’s department of psychology, that looked at lip-reading and visible speech cues in infancy.
Scientific American

Mini nuclear reactors offer promise of cheaper, clean power

Dr. M.V. Ramana, Simons Chair in disarmament, global and human security at UBC’s school of public policy and global affairs, discussed the costs and safety of small modular reactors.
Wall Street Journal (subscription)

BioNTech, Moderna shore up supplies of key COVID-19 vaccine ingredients

UBC professor and lipid nanoparticles researcher Dr. Pieter Cullis gave comments about the amount of lipids required for COVID-19 vaccine production.
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The case against a COVID-19 vaccine passport

UBCO nursing professor Dr. Katrina Plamondon commented on digital COVID-19 vaccination certificates and how they can raise issues of equity and fairness in who has access.

UBC pilot project offers 'rapid COVID-19 screening tests' for students

UBC is offering rapid COVID-19 screening tests to all students and staff who live and work in first-year residence at UBC.
Vancouver is Awesome

Why does COVID-19 kill so many seniors in long-term care?

Dr. Marc Romney, a clinical professor in UBC’s faculty of medicine, discussed his study that will examine how elderly immune systems respond to COVID-19 infection.
Tri-City News via Business in VancouverPiquePrince George Matters

Online survey of COVID-19 mental health seeks participants

UBC psychiatry professor Dr. Evelyn Stewart is co-leading an online survey that aims to understand how the pandemic has impacted the mental health of children, youth, adults and parents.
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