UBC In The News
Ionic skin: The revolution of touch
Engineering professor Dr. John Madden discussed working on creating smart skin that mimics the sensing capabilities of natural skin using ionic skins.
Finding the Mother Tree: An interview with Suzanne Simard
Forestry professor Dr. Suzanne Simard discussed the “wood-wide web” that connect trees together.
Global map depicts mammal movement between protected areas
Research led by research associate Dr. Angela Brennan (Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability) found that Canada is both a world leader in animal connectivity and home to many areas critical to animal movement.
Artisan broom company in Vancouver sweeps customers away with its traditional designs
Anthropology professor Dr. Sabina Magliocco discussed the history of brooms in folklore across different cultures.
Video shows police Tasering woman during arrest that witness claims was excessive use of force
Professor Benjamin Perrin (Peter A. Allard School of Law) said the police use of force model is fatally flawed when it comes to people with mental health challenges.
CBC via Yahoo, Postmedia via Vancouver Sun, The Province, Glacier Media via Vancouver is Awesome
Without a family doctor? Physicians offer some short-term solutions
Family practice professor Dr. Rita McCracken explained when you should visit the emergency room if you don’t have a family doctor.
CBC The Dose (digital)
B.C.’s Indigenous art missing global opportunities
Forestry professor Dr. Christopher Gaston noted that the global arts market is ripe with demand for Indigenous creations and global trade ambitions.
Business in Vancouver
UBC ranked best in Canada for social impact
UBC ranks first in Canada for social impact in the new Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings: Sustainability.
UBC rowing club marks one hundred years
Media featured UBC rowing club’s 100 year anniversary.
Global via CFOX