September 17, 2014
On Thursday, September 18, voters will decide whether Scotland should separate from the United Kingdom and become an independent country. UBC scholars are available to discuss the implications of the Scottish vote.
September 15, 2014
Vancouver School of Economics expert Kevin Milligan sheds light on the employment gap between mothers and fathers.
September 11, 2014
A UBC expert comments on whether voters will say ‘Aye’ or ‘Nae’ to independence in this month’s Scotland referendum.
September 8, 2014
Director Thomas Lemieux helps UBC’s Vancouver School of Economics move into a new building and a new era.
September 4, 2014
UBC scholars are available to help assess the escalating military action in the Ukraine as NATO leaders meet to mull options.
September 4, 2014
A UBC expert explains what we can learn from a radical educational philosophy that does away with traditional schooling altogether.
August 28, 2014
Schools need to take a more evolved approach to school safety, says a UBC expert.
August 21, 2014
What mining companies and government regulators can learn from the recent catastrophic tailings pond spill.
August 19, 2014
A UBC prof on how to prevent Middle East tensions from hitting closer to home.
Media Release | August 19, 2014
Atlanta International Airport is the most efficient airport in the world, according to a comprehensive ranking of global airports, conducted by UBC’s Sauder School of Business.
Media Release | August 15, 2014
Changes to British Columbia’s laws against driving while impaired have reduced fatal crashes as well as ambulance calls and hospital admissions resulting from motor vehicle crashes, a new UBC study finds.
Media Release | July 31, 2014
UBC experts are available to comment on the Great War’s impact from a variety of perspectives: political, historical and cultural.
Media Release | July 30, 2014
Dictators in postcolonial sub-Saharan Africa cling to power by keeping senior ministers in check and manipulating ethnic divisions, according to research from UBC’s Vancouver School of Economics.
Media Release | July 28, 2014
New research finds that traditionally gay neighbourhoods are becoming increasingly “straight” places, and could be at risk of losing their distinct cultural identity.
Media Release | July 21, 2014
New research identifies the unhappiest cities in the U.S., but finds some young people are still willing to relocate to them for a good job opportunity or lower housing prices.
July 16, 2014
A UBC expert says legal marijuana shops in nearby Washington state puts pressure on B.C. and Canada to re-think its cannabis laws.
July 15, 2014
Could World Cup protests and a devastating semifinal loss affect Brazil’s upcoming presidential election?
July 10, 2014 - by Patty Wellborn
A 5-million year old paleo wolverine bone discovered 14 years ago provides insight into how the highlands of Alberta were formed
July 8, 2014
Aboriginal title a balancing act The Supreme Court of Canada got the landmark Tsilhqot’in Nation decision right, says Douglas Harris of UBC Law. Read more…
Media Release | July 7, 2014
A new UBC Sauder School of Business study shows that teenagers who work at summer or evening jobs gain a competitive advantage later in life.