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UBC journalism profs receive SSHRC funding for new Canadian media startup
Sept. 9, 2016

UBC journalism profs receive SSHRC funding for new Canadian media startup

UBC journalism professors have been awarded approximately $200,000 from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) to support the launch of a national version of the globally successful non-profit academic journalism site,



Transgender youth as likely to become pregnant as other adolescents

Sexually active transgender youth have pregnancy rates similar to their non-transgender peers—dispelling the notion that trans youth are less at risk for pregnancy, according to new UBC research.

Coding in the curriculum prepares students for today’s digital world

Starting this year, B.C. students will learn to code as part of their kindergarten to grade 12 education. Computer science professor Gregor Kiczales explains how coding prepares students to better understand the digital world they live in.

Future fisheries can expect $10-billion revenue loss due to climate change

Global fisheries stand to lose approximately $10 billion of their annual revenue by 2050 if climate change continues unchecked, and countries that are most dependent on fisheries for food will be the hardest hit, finds new UBC research.



The downsides and dangers of ‘cheque day’

UBC sociology professor Lindsey Richardson is concerned about the higher risks of overdose deaths on the day social assistance cheques are distributed.



Get your T-Bird on at UBC Homecoming

This year's homecoming festivities lead up to the big football game on Saturday, September 17th against T-Bird rivals, the University of Regina Rams.



The Chan Centre launches exhilarating new season

Brass virtuoso Trombone Shorty is a New Orleans native who brings open ears, infectious energy and the spirit of his hometown. Don’t miss him and his band Orleans Avenue September 25th at the Chan Centre.



Imagine Day 2016 - The Main Event

Angela was out on Main Mall to catch the action at Imagine 2016.
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