UBC In The News
This is what happens to men after ending a relationship: study
A study led by UBC nursing professor Dr. John Oliffe found that men suffer an increased risk of mental illness after ending a relationship.
B.C. government extends wolf cull despite nearly 60 per cent opposition
Glacier Media mentioned UBC research that found the B.C. government is subsidizing oil and gas drilling across a swathe of critical caribou territory it promised to protect.
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Burnaby family finds shattered urn, suspected bag of ashes washed ashore near Fraser River
UBC forestry professor Dr. John Richardson commented on the urns and lamps found on a walk near the Fraser River after floods in November.
Woman assaulted by husband awarded $800K in civil lawsuit. He received an absolute discharge in criminal case
Dr. Janine Benedet, a professor at the Peter A. Allard School of Law at UBC, commented on the civil court decision that awarded $800,000 for physical and psychological damages suffered after a B.C. woman’s husband assaulted her in September 2018.
6 prenatal and postnatal procedures that are actually optional
Today’s Parent quoted Dr. Kathrin Stoll and Dr. Saraswathi Vedam, researchers at the Birth Place Lab in the UBC faculty of medicine, about being informed about prenatal and postnatal procedures.
‘It’s pretty desperate’: Coalition calls for Fraser steelhead to be listed as endangered
UBC zoology professor Dr. Eric Taylor gave comments about the endangered Interior Fraser River steelhead population.
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N95 face masks provide the best Omicron protection
Dr. Michael Brauer, a professor at UBC’s school of population and public health, says the highly contagious nature of the latest incarnation of the coronavirus requires conscientious masking, meaning opting for an N95 or KN95 mask.
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How administrative ambiguity and devaluating language hurts Canadian postdocs
Dr. Sarah Grasedieck, a postdoctoral fellow at UBC’s faculty of medicine, says redefining how the university and institutional administrations see postdoc positions is an important first step toward countering inequity and mending the gender gap in academia.