Saturday, 19 January 2019

Friday, 18 January 2019

Major Gift to MacKenzie Art Gallery

The Kampelmacher collection reflects diversity of artists and media from across Canada and the United States.

Read more from Galleries West http://www.gallerieswest.ca/news/major-gift-to-mackenzie-art-gallery_1/

Evolution of marine heatwaves under global warming

Prof. Thomas Frolicher discusses marine heatwave incidents, with results suggesting that the heatwaves will become more frequent and extreme under global warming.



Read more from UBC http://news.ubc.ca/2019/01/18/evolution-of-marine-heatwaves-under-global-warming/

Why Big Pharma must disclose payments to patient groups

The Conversation published an op-ed about payments made by opioid manufacturers to patient advocacy groups and professional societies, co-written by Itai Bavli, a PhD candidate in Interdisciplinary Graduate Studies.



Read more from UBC http://news.ubc.ca/2019/01/18/why-big-pharma-must-disclose-payments-to-patient-groups-2/

Translations

Elizabeth Yeend Duer slipped between two identities – an Englishwoman and a Japanese painter – during Victoria’s war years.

Read more from Galleries West http://www.gallerieswest.ca/magazine/stories/translations/

Wine experts don’t agree

Castanet published an article about recent research from UBC and Concordia which found wine experts respond differently to wines according to where they are from. Experts from Montreal detected more acidity while the Okanagan group preferred spicy aromas.



Read more from UBC http://news.ubc.ca/2019/01/18/wine-experts-dont-agree/

Mark Tyndall leaving BCCDC as part of apparent restructuring to leadership team

The Globe and Mail published an article about the departure of Mark Tyndall from BCCDC. Tyndall will continue his work as a professor at UBC’s School of Population and Public Health, with support from the BCCDC.



Read more from UBC http://news.ubc.ca/2019/01/18/mark-tyndall-leaving-bccdc-as-part-of-apparent-restructuring-to-leadership-team/