UBC In The News
Work and the epidemic of men’s depression
New study led by psychotherapy professor Dr. John Ogrodniczuk (Men’s Health Research Program) found that nearly half of Canadian men are at risk of depression.
Black women receiving infertility treatments face higher risk of fetal death, study finds
New research led by obstetrics and gynaecology professor Dr. Sarka Lisonkova found that babies born to Black mothers who use fertility treatments have a higher death rate than those born to white mothers.
Vertebrates may have used vocal communication more than 100 million years earlier than we thought
Zoology professor Dr. Irene Ballagh commented on a new study which found that at least 50 turtle species vocalize and that several other types of cold-blooded vertebrates previously assumed to be silent do so as well.
What women need to know about breast cancer screening in Canada
Radiology clinical professor Dr. Paula Gordon discussed what women need to know about breast cancer screening.
CBC The Dose (digital)
Federal Infrastructure Bank commits $970-million toward Canada’s first small modular nuclear reactor
Dr. M.V. Ramana (school of public policy and global affairs) commented on Ontario Power Generation’s timeline to supply power to Ontario’s grid using its new small modular reactor.
Globe and Mail (subscription)
North Island MP calls on feds to increase funding transfers for health care
Dr. Steve Morgan (school of population and public health) said premiers are misrepresenting history by asserting the federal government once covered half of health-care funding.
The complex legacy of Lou Marsh and his trophy
Kinesiology professor Dr. Janice Forsyth co-wrote about why the Toronto Star’s decision to rename its Lou Marsh trophy reminds us of the ways sports journalism has amplified damaging and racist tropes.
Using the ocean to fight climate change raises serious environmental justice and technical questions
Dr. Terre Satterfield (Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability) co-wrote about the need to reconsider using the ocean to fight climate change as this gives rise to serious environmental justice and technical concerns.
The Conversation via Yahoo
Real estate must not be compared to Microsoft or Tesla
Professor emeritus Dr. Michael Y. Seelig (school of community and regional planning) argued that real estate cannot be compared to Microsoft or Tesla.