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June 19, 2014

Fighting crime one tweet at a time

Researcher studies how police use Twitter to protect and serve.



Survey reveals discrimination, instability in Vancouver housing market 

A survey of Metro Vancouver residents shows that many have experienced discrimination and struggle with affordability, instability, and concerns about poor housing conditions.


Mobile app reads kids’ respiratory rate faster, more accurately

A new mobile app developed by UBC researchers can measure respiratory rate in children roughly six times faster than the standard manual method.



Play it forward

UBC students train athletes for the Special Olympics 2014 Canada Summer Games.




Beautiful game theory

A UBC expert explains why game theorists are paying close attention to the World Cup.

Lululemon's downward dogfight

Founder Chip Wilson’s feud illustrates how boardroom politics can impact the bottom line.

What's next for Northern Gateway? 

A UBC expert answers questions about the future of the Northern Gateway pipeline.


How rainbow flags on Vancouver schools would boost real estate

Creating an environment that is open to members of the LGBTQ+ community is good for house prices and the economy, says UBC's Marina Adshade in a Globe & Mail op-ed. 



UBC recruits at The Head of the Class  

Three incoming UBC Thunderbirds recruits have been honoured in The Province newspaper's annual Head of the Class section, which showcases the top high school athletes in B.C.



Rodney Graham: Torqued Chandelier Release and Other Works

Three Vancouver galleries join forces with exhibitions that celebrate renowned Vancouver artist Rodney Graham.


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