UBC In The News

What 100-year-old menus reveal about global warming and how it's changing what we eat

Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries director Dr. William Cheung and graduate student John-Paul Ng investigated the type of fish served historically in Vancouver restaurants.  
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Public health experts excoriate Canada COVID response and call for inquiry

School of population and public health professor Dr. Kim McGrail said collecting data across Canada could have helped the government understand who and which areas were experiencing the greatest degrees of risk and harm related to COVID. 
The Guardian via Yahoo 

Where are kids going when school’s out for summer?

UBCO school of social work professor Dr. Sarah Dow-Fleisner said there should be multiple funding streams and grants for summer programs from the federal and provincial governments. 
The Tyee 

‘What we need to protect and why’: 20-year Amazon research hints at fate of tropics

Zoology professor Dr. Jill Jankowski commented on how rising temperatures are impacting avian species. 

Data-sharing lessons Canada can learn from the COVID-19 pandemic

School of population and public health professor Dr. Kim McGrail co-authored an opinion piece about the importance of data in public-health decision-making. 
Globe and Mail  

An examination of Canada’s record on global vaccine equity is overdue

Pediatrics clinical professor Dr. Srinivas Murthy co-authored an opinion piece about Canada’s failure to contribute to global vaccine equity.  
Globe and Mail