UBC In The News

Artemis space mission to moon 'a stepping-stone' to Mars and beyond

Pharmaceutical sciences professor Dr. Corey Nislow is sending yeast and algae cultures into space through NASA’s Artemis 1 lunar mission, to study the effects of cosmic rays and near zero gravity on living organisms.
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‘Not my choice.’ A TV anchor is ousted, and viewers ask: Was sexism to blame?

Sociology professor Dr. Sylvia Fuller commented on the dismissal of the veteran journalist, Lisa LaFlamme.
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After deadly fires and disastrous floods, a Canadian city moves to sue big oil

Political science professor Dr. Kathryn Harrison said a lawsuit by Vancouver against fossil-fuel companies would be significant given the industry’s importance in Canada.
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Staying healthy going to school

Clinical professor Dr. Melissa Lem discussed how parents can safely send their children back to school.
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NASA's moon rocket launch postponed

Physics and astronomy professor Dr. Aaron Boley explained the significance of NASA Artemis 1 mission and why the launch was postponed.

Risk of infection remains high as COVID wave peaks in B.C.

Evolutionary biologist Dr. Sarah Otto commented on COVID-19 case counts.
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