February 22, 2017
On Thursday, Feb. 23, at 12:15 p.m. PST, University of British Columbia President Santa J. Ono, University of Washington President Ana Mari Cauce, and Microsoft President Brad Smith will hold a media conference call to discuss the Cascadia Urban Analytics Cooperative, a data science partnership funded by a significant donation from Microsoft.
Media Release | February 21, 2017
In classrooms across Canada, some children learn about colonialism for the first time by standing on dozens of blankets strewn across the floor.
February 21, 2017
UBC experts are available for commentary on today’s B.C. budget.
Media Release | February 20, 2017
Gamblers who feel like they enter into a trance while playing slot machines are more likely to have gambling problems, according to new research from the Centre for Gambling Research at UBC.
February 10, 2017
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will meet U.S. President Donald Trump for the first time on Monday.
January 30, 2017
UBC experts are available to comment on the executive order signed by U.S. president Donald Trump that bans individuals from seven countries from entering the U.S. for 90 days.
January 11, 2017
The B.C. government granted provincial environmental approval for Kinder Morgan to triple the capacity of the Trans Mountain pipeline today. UBC experts are available to comment.
January 10, 2017
While Canada’s climate policy is steadily moving in the direction of carbon pricing, policy south of the border is in disarray with the Trump administration taking office this month.
January 10, 2017
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to announce a cabinet shuffle on Tuesday. UBC experts are available to comment.
December 19, 2016
The holiday season is a time of giving, but the reasons why people donate to charity aren’t well understood.
December 15, 2016
The B.C. government announced a program today to assist qualified first-time homebuyers with their down payments. UBC experts are available to comment.
Media Release | December 12, 2016
The next time you make a complaint to your cellphone or cable company, don’t get personal.
December 1, 2016
During last year’s federal election campaign, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau promised that the 2015 election would be Canada’s last under the first-past-the-post electoral system.
November 30, 2016
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) has released its latest report on foreign ownership in Canada’s housing markets.
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.