UBC In The News
Long-lasting toxic chemicals found in bodies of endangered killer whales
Researchers from the Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries found that a toxic chemical associated with pulp and paper manufacturing is prevalent in endangered killer whales in B.C. Research associate Dr. Juan Jose Alava was quoted.
Thinking of replacing your gas stove?
Clinical professor Dr. Melissa Lem addressed safety concerns about gas stoves.
CBC Ontario Today
B.C. tribunal decision on ‘time theft’ opens door for firms to track employees more, lawyer warns
Dr. Sandra Robinson (Sauder School of Business) discussed the importance of employers building trust and high-quality relationships with their employees.
Globe and Mail (subscription)
Inside the mind of ChatGPT: How artificial intelligence is changing the way we learn
Computer science professor emeritus Dr. Alan Mackworth said artificial intelligence like ChatGPT will fundamentally change education.
Why does Lunar New Year date change?
Honorary professor Dr. Sun Kwok (department of earth, ocean and atmospheric sciences) explained why the start of the Lunar New Year changes every year on the Gregorian calendar.
CTV News Vancouver Island at 6 (13:57 mark), OMNI TV (subscription), CKNW Weekend Mornings with Raji Sohal, Global
Importance of socialization for people living with dementia
Clinical professor and vice-dean of education in medicine Dr. Roger Wong discussed supporting people living with dementia during festive social gatherings.
Former Bank of Canada senior deputy governor to brief Trudeau cabinet
Economics professor Dr. Kevin Milligan is among the many experts briefing Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his cabinet as they chart their government’s economic agenda for 2023.
Globe and Mail
UBC holding healthy aging seminar
UBC medicine is hosting a series of talks that discuss how people can age healthily. Chair of the Healthy Aging Program and medical genetics professor Dr. Michael Kobor was interviewed.
CTV News Vancouver Island at 6 (13:05 mark), Black Press via Today in B.C., Aldergrove Star, Saanich News, Victoria News, West Kelowna News, Surrey Now-Leader, Peace Arch News, Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows News, Castlegar News
‘We Are Countless’: Kelowna art exhibit showcases Iranian women’s fight for freedom
UBCO student Reyhan Yazdani is one of the artists who created a new exhibit at the Kelowna Art Gallery titled “We Are Countless.”