UBC In The News
Insulate hives to protect bees from heat waves
Dr. Alison McAfee, a postdoctoral fellow at UBC’s Michael Smith Labs, discussed how using polystyrene cover could help cool beehives during heat waves.
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People in Waterloo-Wellington are stressed about COVID-19, convoys and now Ukraine: CMHA
UBC nursing professor Dr. Emily Jenkins commented on a UBC co-led study which found that people in Waterloo-Wellington are stressed about COVID-19, convoys and the Russo-Ukrainian War.
From the industry: Canadian women are not OK this International Women's Day
A study led by UBC in partnership with the Canadian Mental Health Association found that 41 per cent of women saw a decline in their mental health since the onset of the pandemic, compared to 31 per cent of men.
Sowing fear over oil and gas supply as Russia invades Ukraine is ‘crass opportunism’: Elizabeth May
UBC political science professor Dr. Kathryn Harrison was quoted about building fossil fuel infrastructure to transport Canadian oil and gas to Europe.
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Me-time must-haves: A new page in wellness
Dr. Lori Brotto, a professor of obstetrics and gynaecology at UBC and the executive director of the Women’s Health Research Institute, discussed accessibility to books about women’s sexual health.
There are two types of nuclear strikes, the first is tactical, the second is catastrophic
Dr. Allen Sens, a UBC professor of teaching in political science, said that any direct confrontation between Russia and the U.S. could lead–by accident or miscalculation–to a threat of nuclear war.
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Canadian airlines grapple with fallout from Russia's war on Ukraine
John Korenic, an aviation consultant and an adjunct professor at the UBC Sauder School of Business, explained the impacts of Russo-Ukrainian War on Canadian airlines’ operations.
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Women and the woes of sand mining
UBC forestry professor Dr. Suzanne Simard was quoted about how heritage trees are mother trees that send messages of wisdom on to the next generation of seedlings.
'Tenacious' Australian magpies help each other remove scientists' tracking devices
Dr. Kathy Martin, a UBC forestry professor, gave comments on how Australian magpies are able to remove scientists’ tracking devices from their bodies.
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SMRs are a bet the province has to make
Telegraph-Journal mentioned a study by Dr. M.V. Ramana, a professor at UBC’s school of public policy and global affairs, that looked into national efforts to promote small modular nuclear reactors and revive nuclear power.
Too wet, too rainy: How climate change could end the ski business for many B.C. resorts
UBCO professor in earth, environmental and geographic sciences Dr. Michael Pidwirny discussed how climate change could hurt the ski business in B.C.
Thousands of surveillance cameras confirm that protected areas safeguard species diversity
UBC forestry researchers, Dr. Cole Burton and Cheng Chen, discussed how protected areas safeguard species diversity.
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How breaking bias can shatter the glass ceiling for women in business
The Globe and Mail featured a UBC Sauder study that found Black women remain more likely to be evaluated negatively because of persistent stereotypes.
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Why Justin Trudeau needs to appoint an Indigenous justice to the Supreme Court
Dr. Toby Goldbach, a professor at the Peter A. Allard School of Law at UBC, wrote an opinion piece about why prime minister Justin Trudeau needs to appoint an Indigenous justice to the Supreme Court.
International Women's Day: Meet 5 extraordinary advocates working to uplift women in B.C.
Media featured Rabiah Dhaliwal, a UBC biology student, who has been advocating for more robust, intersectional mental health support, particularly for youth, women and members of racialized communities.
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