Tuesday, 19 June 2018

After Galloway: We must value a woman’s pain above a man’s reputation

The Globe and Mail published an article about the results of writer Steven Galloway’s arbitration with UBC.

Read more from UBC https://news.ubc.ca/2018/06/19/after-galloway-we-must-value-a-womans-pain-above-a-mans-reputation/

54% of those worth $1 million or more say money can buy happiness

CNBC quoted Elizabeth Dunn, a UBC psychology professor, in a story about the connection between money and happiness.

“In terms of our happiness, time is really the fundamental currency,” she said.

Read more from UBC https://news.ubc.ca/2018/06/19/54-of-those-worth-1-million-or-more-say-money-can-buy-happiness/

Attenborough’s nature documentaries boost body confidence

Daily Mail quoted Kathleen Martin Ginis, a UBC professor, in an article about the link between watching David Attenborough’s nature documentaries, and increased body confidence.

Ginis, who was not involved in the study, worked on research that found exercise makes women feel more body confident.

Read more from UBC https://news.ubc.ca/2018/06/19/attenboroughs-nature-documentaries-boost-body-confidence/

How to manage technology use in your home

U.S. News & World Report cited UBC research in a story about managing technology use at home.

The UBC study found that having a cellphone at the dinner table with family and friends led people to report feelings of lower satisfaction compared to those without phones.

Read more from UBC https://news.ubc.ca/2018/06/19/how-to-manage-technology-use-in-your-home/

A new study says injuries from forceps deliveries are on the rise

Today’s Parent featured a study on forcep deliveries led by Giulia Muraca, a postdoctoral fellow in UBC’s department of obstetrics and gynaecology.

Muraca discussed the repercussions of obstetrical traumas.

Similar stories appeared on CTV, in the Globe and Mail and National Post.

Read more from UBC https://news.ubc.ca/2018/06/19/a-new-study-says-injuries-from-forceps-deliveries-are-on-the-rise/

The state ideology that makes North Koreans revere Kim Jong Un

Don Baker, a UBC Asian studies professor and scholar of Korean philosophy, was quoted in a story on MSN about the ideology in North Korea.

“Human beings don’t need God. They now have the Kim family,” Baker explained.

Read more from UBC https://news.ubc.ca/2018/06/19/the-state-ideology-that-makes-north-koreans-revere-kim-jong-un/

Yoga on the Mall


Read more from UBC https://news.ubc.ca/2018/06/19/yoga-on-the-mall-3/