November 30, 2016
You’ve watched them comfort colleagues, defuse tense situations and take the heat from tough bosses. These toxic handlers voluntarily shoulder the sadness, frustration, bitterness and anger of others so that high-quality work continues to get done.
November 23, 2016
UBC professors are available to comment on Metro Vancouver mayors’ approval today of the first phase of a $2-billion, 10-year transit plan.
November 22, 2016
New research co-authored by Darren Dahl, professor in the UBC Sauder School of Business, finds that aggressive behaviour is primed the moment customers are first exposed to retail ads.
November 8, 2016
UBC experts are available to comment on the U.S. election, including campaign rhetoric, public opinion polling and voter behaviour, and the evolution of the U.S. party system.
November 3, 2016
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau recently proposed a national carbon “floor price” by 2018, while south of the border, Washington state residents will vote on Nov. 8 whether to implement the United States’ first revenue-neutral carbon emissions tax.
November 1, 2016
A UBC law professor is available to comment on today’s B.C. Court of Appeal ruling on Trinity Western University’s law school accreditation.
October 25, 2016
Costumes, candy and decorations are flying off store shelves in record numbers, as Halloween draws near.
October 19, 2016
Vancouver is seen as one of the most livable cities in the world. UBC sociology professor Nathanael Lauster believes that’s because more people live in condos and townhouses than single-family homes in this city.
October 19, 2016
New research from the UBC Sauder School of Business suggests that simply imagining the taste, smell and texture of food or drink can lead consumers to happily choose smaller portions and even increase their satisfaction.
Media Release | October 11, 2016
Constance and Sydney Friedman dedicated their professional lives to UBC and now their legacy of generosity will live on with a $3.3-million donation to fund scholarships for students studying in the broad area of health.
October 7, 2016
The term “implicit bias” was recently thrust into the U.S. presidential race, when Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton stated that “implicit bias is a problem for everyone, not just police” when asked about racial discrimination during the first debate.
October 6, 2016
The RCMP has issued an apology to hundreds of female officers and employees who were subjected to sexual harassment, bullying and discrimination in the force.
Media Release | September 28, 2016
The UBC Sauder School of Business is launching the Western Canadian version of the Creative Destruction Lab, a successful seed-stage program based at UofT’s Rotman School of Management.
September 27, 2016
UBC experts are available to comment on today’s LNG project decision.
September 27, 2016
UBC psychology professor Jessica Tracy examines the role of pride in shaping our minds, and how pride helps politicians like Donald Trump attain power.
September 16, 2016
German drug and farm chemical maker Bayer says it will take over U.S. company Monsanto in a $66-billion deal, creating one of the world’s largest agri-tech conglomerates.
September 12, 2016
High profile speakers come together for the Fall 2016 series of the Lind Initiative in U.S. Studies to spark a national conversation around U.S. election issues, from hyper conservativism to widening rifts in the two major American political parties.
Media Release | September 9, 2016
UBC journalism professors have been awarded approximately $200,000 from SSHRC to support the launch of a national version of TheConversation.com
August 15, 2016
UBC experts are available to comment on back-to-school issues, including B.C.’s new K-12 curriculum, funding, bullying and more.
June 29, 2016
The world was shocked Tuesday to learn of horrific attacks at Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport.