UBC In The News
Dogs trained to detect potentially deadly superbug at B.C. hospitals
Pathology and laboratory medicine professor Dr. Marthe Charles co-authored a study that involved using dogs to sniff out dangerous bacterium C. difficile in hospitals.
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We knew Vancouver’s ecosystem was damaged. the truth is so much worse
Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries adjunct professor Dr. Jesse Morin co-authored a study which investigated the decline of fish in the waters surrounding Vancouver.
New resource helps medical providers recognize and respond to brain injury from intimate partner violence
UBCO health and exercise sciences professor Dr. Paul van Donkelaar co-authored a guide which helps medical providers recognize and respond to brain injury from intimate partner violence.
Ottawa has spent billions helping fossil fuel companies. Justin Trudeau is about to change that. Here’s what you need to know
Political science professor Dr. Kathryn Harrison commented on fossil fuel subsidies in Canada.
B.C. home builders say construction costs and high interest rates are hobbling them
Sauder School of Business professor Dr. Tom Davidoff said the effects of increased building costs may not be visible now but will become evident in the coming years as developers pause projects.
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Growing hope over a new Alzheimer's drug, but there are side effects
Dr. Roger Wong (faculty of medicine) commented on a new Alzheimer’s drug called donanemab.
Russia is letting the Black Sea grain deal die. Who will feel it most?
Dr. Matias Margulis (school of public policy and global affairs; land and food systems) commented on Russia’s decision to halt participation in the Black Sea Grain Initiative that lets Ukraine export grain through the Black Sea.
What happens to the brain during consciousness-ending meditation?
Philosophy professor Dr. Evan Thompson commented on nirodha-samāpatti, a form of meditation that reportedly ceases all mental function.
Anishinaabe UBC professor appointed as UN Expert Mechanism Chair
Dr. Sheryl Lightfoot (faculty of arts) has been named the chair of the United Nations Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
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