UBC In The News
Men likely to develop mental health issues after a breakup, according to study
A study led by nursing professor Dr. John Oliffe (Men’s Health Research Program) found that men are at an increased risk of developing a mental illness after a breakup.
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Air pollution is changing how our brain functions, researchers at UBC, UVic find
UBC and the University of Victoria led a study which found that exposure to traffic pollution is changing the way our brain works.
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Low-risk alcohol guidance sparks debate as drinkers start examining habits, evidence
Dr. Heidi Tworek (school of public policy and global affairs; department of history) said the guidance aimed at changing people’s behaviour to reduce their risk of alcohol-related cancer or heart disease should be accompanied by other strategies.
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‘Mother nature never gives up the gold easy’: Terrace prospector lands first deal
Mining engineering professor Dr. Bern Klein noted that success rate for exploration companies to convert a deposit into an operating mine is very low.
Meet the ‘anti-establishment’ group changing the conversation in the Canadian legal world
UBCO political science professor Dr. Geoffrey Sigalet commented on the growing influence of the Runnymede Society, a student organization meant to promote constitutionalism, fundamental freedoms and the rule of law.
How can health data be used for public benefit? Three uses that people agree on
Dr. Kimberlyn McGrail (school of population and public health; Centre for Health Services and Policy Research) co-wrote about how health data can be used for public benefit.
The Conversation via National Post