UBC In The News

‘Keto-like’ diet may be associated with a higher risk of heart disease, according to new research

New UBC medicine research suggested that the ketogenic or “keto” diet may pose an increased risk to cardiovascular health.
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Straight to the source on stem cell bioengineering

Biomedical engineering professor Dr. Peter Zandstra (Michael Smith Labs) discussed the emerging field of stem cell bioengineering.

B.C. government review into providing ACs during heat wave still incomplete — three months past its deadline

Nursing professor Dr. Jennifer Baumbusch noted that air conditioners are a key strategy for saving people’s lives during extreme heat.
CBC via Yahoo

UN ‘High Seas Treaty’ good news for oceans, but finer details not yet clear

Dr. Rashid Sumaila (Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries, school of public policy and global affairs) said the High Seas Treaty reflects growing recognition of the potential uses of marine resources in manufacturing, fashion and pharmaceuticals, as well as the need for international co-operation to safeguard ocean ecosystems.
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Is it time for you to quit your job?

Dr. Rebecca Paluch (Sauder School of Business) discussed three things to avoid when considering quitting a job, especially considering the unpredictability of the labour market.
Globe and Mail

UBC professor calls for changes to pesticide regulations

Land and food systems professor Dr. Risa Sargent is calling on the federal government to change regulations and reduce the use of harmful pesticides.
City News (Vancouver)

Recruiting more male nurses would help ease shortfalls, but stigma persists

Nursing professor Dr. John Oliffe (Men’s Health Research Program) discussed recruiting more male nurses.
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Canada’s Best Diversity Employers 2023 are unlocking the power of a diverse workforce

UBC is recognized as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers in 2023 by Mediacorp.
Globe and Mail

Peak bloom for Vancouver cherry blossoms predicted

North Shore News mentioned forestry professor Dr. Elizabeth Wolkovich as an organizer of the Cherry Blossom Prediction Competition.
North Shore News

Spring Arts Preview 2023: Visual arts critics' picks

Georgia Straight mentioned the annual exhibition of UBC’s Master of Fine Arts students which will be held at the Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery.
Georgia Straight