UBC In The News
'Perplexing problem': Whale mystery solved by B.C. scientists
UBC zoologists Drs. Margo Lillie and Robert Shadwick, and Dr. Wayne Vogl, professor in the UBC department of cellular and physiological sciences, discussed their research into why whales don’t get brain damage when they swim.
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UBC researcher develops plastic alternative from forest waste
Dr. Feng Jiang, assistant professor in the UBC department of wood science, discussed developing a cellulose film that is as strong as plastic but is biodegradable.
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‘The greatest source of inequality in Canada’: An expert on tackling housing affordability
Dr. Paul Kershaw, associate professor in the school of population and public health, discussed Generation Squeeze’s report on housing unaffordability in Ontario and the inequality in the Canadian housing market.
Hurricane Ian gives Ron DeSantis his toughest test—and golden opportunity
UBC political scientist Dr. Paul Quirk commented on the dynamics Florida Governor Ron DeSantis may face when working with the Biden administration in the wake of Hurricane Ian.
B.C. is the most unaffordable province for housing in Canada
Geography PhD candidate Craig Jones, and associate director of the Housing Research Collaborative, discussed housing unaffordability in B.C.
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Here's what the BC Liberal Party may change its name to
Political science professor Dr. Gerald Baier commented on the BC Liberal Party’s announcement that they are considering changing their name to BC United.
Train of Starlink satellites make appearance in Okanagan night sky
Dr. Aaron Boley, professor in the UBC department of physics and astronomy, commented on SpaceX launching batches of roughly 40 to 50 satellites weekly into low-earth orbit and why we’re able to see them.