November 26, 2015
The new Liberal government faces pressure to strengthen Canada’s climate change commitments at the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris, beginning Nov. 30.
November 24, 2015
The federal government will announce today details of its plan to bring 25,000 Syrian refugees to Canada by the year’s end.
November 19, 2015
Last week’s terror attacks in Paris have brought issues of immigration and xenophobia to the forefront.
Media Release | November 18, 2015
If you’ve ever watched a TV crime drama, or even the national news, you’ve likely witnessed a suspect, after endless police questioning, breakdown in tears to confess to a crime.
November 17, 2015
“There’s no health without mental health,” says Dr. Raymond Lam, UBC professor and psychiatrist at the Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health.
November 16, 2015
For the first time, a UBC professor has won the highest research honour from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC).
November 13, 2015
The world was shocked Friday to learn the news of multiple attacks in Paris.
November 10, 2015
Canada is a proudly multicultural nation. But Annette Henry, a UBC professor in the Department of Language and Literacy Education, says Canadian black scholars have been overlooked for far too long.
November 10, 2015
It’s been 45 years since Prime Minister Pierre Elliot Trudeau took the groundbreaking step of initiating diplomatic relations with China, at the height of the Cultural Revolution.
October 29, 2015
UBC experts are available for commentary on the end of China’s one-child policy.
Media Release | October 27, 2015
A newly identified genetic variation may explain why a promising autism treatment therapy — oxytocin nasal spray — doesn’t work for everyone.
Media Release | October 23, 2015
Halloween is a time when children and adults alike get to dress up and let loose.
October 21, 2015
In Canada, math is often a dreaded subject in school — something that UBC education professor Marina Milner-Bolotin hopes to change.
October 16, 2015
The following UBC experts will be available to media in person on Tuesday, Oct. 20 to share their insights about the federal election outcome.
October 9, 2015
As our political parties vie for a majority government in next week’s election, UBC political science professor Max Cameron argues that minority and coalition governments can actually better represent the interests of Canadians.
October 5, 2015
Canada’s federal election is approaching fast, and there’s little sign of a break in the three-way race.
Media Release | September 23, 2015
A Nobel Prize-winning economist and expert on inequality is the first of many exceptional American scholars who will visit UBC, thanks to a $3-million donation from alumnus and long-time supporter Phil Lind.
Media Release | September 22, 2015
The Royal Society of Canada honoured nine UBC professors this month for their outstanding achievements and contributions to their fields.
Media Release | September 10, 2015 - by Glenn Drexhage
Joash Gambarage didn’t put on his first pair of shoes until his Grade 7 graduation ceremony.
September 9, 2015
A new professional program at UBC will train students to address the pressing issues of the 21st century, including human rights, climate change, poverty, security and risk.