UBC In The News
48 days in Antarctica to photograph the salp, a traveling plankton
PhD candidate Alexis Bahl (department of earth, ocean and atmospheric sciences) will be heading to Antarctica for 48 days to study salp migration and its role in curbing climate change.
UBC students teach computers to use Reddit to help NASA with landslides
A group of UBC graduate students led by data science student Badr Jaidi is helping NASA by teaching a computer to read news articles on Reddit in an effort to better predict landslides.
Climate change could lead to civilization collapse
Earth.com mentioned an opinion piece co-written by Dr. Daniel Steel (school of population and public health) which called for more research about the specific pathways by which human civilization could collapse due to climate change.
Vancouver Police Union breaks with tradition and endorses ABC Vancouver for municipal election
Philosophy professor Dr. Kimberley Brownlee commented on the Vancouver Police Union’s endorsement of a municipal political party.
CBC Vancouver (11:13 mark)
Metro Vancouver gas prices expected to rise to near-record high after slight dip
Dr. Werner Antweiler (Sauder School of Business) explained that the recent spike in gas prices is caused by local factors in the Pacific Northwest.
Joly pushing for Haiti plan at Americas summit as countries ponder Venezuela ties
Political science professor Dr. Maxwell Cameron (school of public policy and global affairs) said Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly will have to be careful in how she raises the issue of Ukraine at the Organization of American States general assembly.
Canadian Press via Globe and Mail, CTV, City News, BradfordToday.ca
Feds give UBC $11.18 million to advance mRNA vaccine technology
UBC will receive $11.1 million in funding to advance mRNA vaccine technology.
City News, Black Press via Cloverdale Reporter, Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows News, Surrey Now-Leader, West Kelowna News, Oak Bay News, Today in BC, Vancouver Island Free Daily, Kelowna Capital News, Abbotsford News, Victoria News