UBC In The News

Crabs could help replace lithium-ion batteries

Chemistry professor Dr. Mark MacLachlan commented on a study which found that crab-derived batteries may be a viable alternative to lithium-ion batteries.
Popular Mechanics

Muslim community in B.C. calls for concrete action to address Islamophobia

Neila Miled, anti-racism advisor at the faculty of medicine, discussed how greater representation is needed in the media to normalize the diversity of Canada’s Muslim community.

Death toll continues to rise in Pakistan amid catastrophic flooding

Clinical professor Dr. Melissa Lem gave comments on how climate events across the globe apply to British Columbia.
CBC Early Edition

Queen Elizabeth II's legacy: British Columbians remember their Queen as one of them

English language and literature lecturer Dr. Sarika Bose discussed the legacy of Queen Elizabeth II.
Huffington PostCTV via CJBK 1290, Postmedia via Vancouver SunThe Province

NFT thefts soar in bear market, adding insult to injury for investors

Dr. Cristie Ford (Peter A. Allard School of Law) was quoted about being cautious in the NFT marketplace.
Globe and Mail (subscription)

BCGEU reaches tentative agreement with Victoria on an up-to-14-per-cent wage hike

Professor emeritus Dr. Mark Thompson (UBC Sauder School of Business) and Dr. Christopher McLeod (school of population and public health) discussed the BCGEU’s tentative agreement with the provincial government.
Postmedia via Vancouver SunThe Province

Bank of Canada hikes interest rate

Professors from UBC Sauder School of Business, Dr. Thomas Davidoff and Dr. Tsur Somerville, noted the effects of interest rate hikes.
City News

B.C. needs to invest in primary care to stem the bleeding of family doctors from rural areas

Family practice professor Dr. Rita McCracken commented on the need to modernize B.C.’s primary care system.
Canadian Press via InfoTel (Kamloops)