UBC In The News

Canadian network on aging and cancer

Nursing professor Dr. Kristen Haase discussed leading her research on cancer care experience for seniors.
CKNW Jill Bennett Show (select Jan. 31, 1.p.m., 6:20 mark)

'I felt like a unicorn': British Columbians reflect on being Black in the Lower Mainland

Educational studies professor Dr. Handel Kashope Wright and adjunct professor Adel Gamar (Sauder School of Business) shared their experiences on being Black in Vancouver.
CBCCBC Early Edition

Strangulation clinic in Surrey offers specialized care for survivors of partner violence

UBCO health sciences professor Dr. Paul van Donkelaar noted that living with chronic effects of strangulation and concussions will lead to longer-term neurodegenerative disorders like dementia and Alzheimer’s.

Filipino language classes to begin at Vancouver secondary school

Dr. Leonora Angeles (school of community and regional planning; Institute for Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice) commented on the introduction of a Filipino language and culture course for students in grades 10 to 12 at Sir Charles Tupper Secondary.
CBCICI Radio-Canada

Climate coffee: the management of marine protected areas and human activity

Dr. Daniel Pauly (Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries; Sea Around Us) discussed the management of marine protected areas with human activity.
ICI Radio-Canada

The origins of Lunar New Year

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.
Global News at Noon

Third increase to Canadian dairy prices in a year takes effect

Land and food systems professor Dr. Rick Barichello said we can expect to see higher dairy prices in 2023.
CTVCTV News Vancouver

A Nisga’a scientist just received a legendary honour for her work in ‘changing the world’

Professor of Indigenous fisheries Dr. Andrea Reid was named to one of the world’s legendary clubs, The Explorers Club 50.
West Coast Now

'Replacement T-shirt please': Someone tried to return a 42-year-old shirt to UBC bookstore

Mark Gibbs from Wales returns a 42-year-old UBC Thunderbirds T-shirt he bought at the UBC Bookstore and demands a replacement in a humorous letter
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