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.
June 30, 2014
Sauder student shares skills with fellow entrepreneurs back home in Rwanda.
June 26, 2014
UBC experts are available to comment on today’s landmark ruling by the Supreme Court of Canada to grant land title to the Tsilhqot’in First Nation.
June 23, 2014
A UBC expert says attitudes toward people with intellectual disabilities are improving but underlying discrimination exists.
Media Release | June 18, 2014
A survey of Metro Vancouver residents shows that many have experienced discrimination and struggle with affordability, instability, and concerns about poor housing conditions.
Media Release | June 12, 2014
A University of British Columbia study finds that narcissistic applicants are more successful in job interviews than equally qualified candidates who act more modestly.
Media Release | June 11, 2014
Ontario voters head to the polls Thursday to elect their next Premier.
June 10, 2014
The federal government is expected to announce its final decision on the Northern Gateway pipeline in the next 10 days and UBC experts are available to comment.
June 6, 2014
UBC’s Okanagan campus celebrates its first two Aboriginal PhD graduates this week.
Media Release | June 5, 2014
Want to encourage people to do the right thing for the environment? Tell them their rivals are going green, says a new study from UBC’s Sauder School of Business.
June 2, 2014
President Barack Obama is expected to unveil today a significant climate change plan to cut carbon pollution in the U.S.
Media Release | May 29, 2014
Being ignored at work is worse for physical and mental well-being than harassment or bullying, says a new study from UBC’s Sauder School of Business.