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UBC experts on 2023 B.C. budget
The B.C. government is to present its 2023 budget today. UBC experts will be available to comment on various areas of provincial spending:
Feb 28, 2023
Midwifery care safe for moderate- and high-risk pregnancies
New UBC research shows that midwives in British Columbia are providing safe primary care for pregnancies of all medical risk levels, contrary to a popular belief that midwives mostly manage low-risk pregnancies.
Feb 27, 2023
Emergencies Act inquiry final report is a reminder that we all have a role in upholding the rule of law
Peter A. Allard School of Law professor Dr. Jocelyn Stacey co-wrote about why the Emergencies Act inquiry final report is a reminder to uphold the rule of law.
Feb 23, 2023
So-called ‘safe’ pesticides have surprising ill effects
Health Canada is currently reviewing regulations for pesticides in Canada, and three UBC researchers say regulators might want to consider what happened in Japan.
Feb 21, 2023
UBC scholar helping AI overcome its language barrier
People around the world have been impressed with ChatGPT, a new chatbot developed by OpenAI that uses natural language processing (NLP) to seemingly answer any question.
Feb 21, 2023
UBC experts on Pink Shirt Day
Wednesday, Feb. 22 is Pink Shirt Day, a day to stand against bullying and harassment in schools. UBC experts are available to comment.
Feb 17, 2023
UBC student spreading cheer with hidden coffee gift cards
Anonymous coffee crusader spills the beans
Feb 15, 2023
UBC experts on mental health care
On Tuesday, Feb. 14, Vancouver City Council will vote on a motion to give Vancouver Coastal Health $2.8 million to hire 58 mental health workers as part of expanded crisis response. UBC experts are available to comment.
Feb 13, 2023
Why the drug poisoning crisis in B.C. won’t be addressed by the new decriminalization policy
School of population and public health PhD student Samuel Tobias wrote about drug decriminalization and the drug poisoning crisis in B.C.
Feb 10, 2023