UBC In The News
Raccoons get a reputation makeover
Forestry and zoology professor Dr. Sarah Benson-Amram discussed her research that is mapping raccoon social networks.
Wall Street Journal (subscription)
Kelp is disappearing from parts of the West Coast. These scientists are trying to save it
UBCO biology adjunct professor Dr. Christopher Neufeld discussed researching ways to save kelp and bull kelp forests in B.C.
Healthcare workers with psychopathic tendencies less willing to help patients in pain: UBCO study
A study led by UBCO pscyhology postdoctoral fellow Dr. Kimberley Kaseweter found that doctors with psychopathic tendencies are less willing to treat patients who are in pain.
Kelowna Capital News
Canada and China prepare to open COP15 biodiversity summit despite rifts
Political science professor Dr. Kathryn Harrison discussed the politics of climate policy conferences, such as COP15.
Herschel Walker's Georgia runoff hopes just got bleaker
Political science professor Dr. Paul Quirk gave comments on the U.S. Senate runoff election in Georgia.
'Emotionally, it was very hard': Parents from rural B.C. community share challenges relocating to give birth
Family practice professor Dr. Jude Kornelsen noted that giving birth locally is vital for a baby’s health.
International Day of Persons with Disabilities
Linguistics adjunct professor Nigel Howard said there needs to be a big shift in education and healthcare for the deaf community.
Governments are subsidizing the destruction of nature even as they promise to protect it
Geography professor Dr. Jessica Dempsey said that the federal government’s plan to significantly invest in mining could have consequences for biodiversity.
Emergencies Act hearings end with final words on transparency, accountability
Professor Hoi Kong (Peter A. Allard School of Law) suggested requiring the federal government to convey a general understanding of the legal basis for declaring a state of emergency.
Prince George Now
Why there isn’t one ‘right way’ to practise ungrading
UBCO computer science, data science and physics professor Dr. Firas Moosvi co-wrote about de-emphasizing grades in pedagogy.
Times Higher Education
UBC Okanagan to host forum on healthy aging
UBCO is hosting a forum on helping keep people healthy as they grow older.