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August 19, 2014
A UBC prof on how to prevent Middle East tensions from hitting closer to home.
August 14, 2014
A UBC expert offers tips and tools to help first-year students get a solid grip on their finances.
July 23, 2014
A UBC expert reflects on how education has changed during her 46-year career and how some things have remained the same.
July 21, 2014
A UBC expert says an El Niño this year could be warmer than usual and have harsh consequences for world farmers.
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 14, 2014
As vacationers embark on summer road trips, a UBC prof talks about new ways for making the highways and byways collision free.
July 7, 2014
As host venue for the 2014 Games, UBC has much to gain from its partnership with Special Olympics Canada, and vice-versa, says Louise Cowin.
June 30, 2014
A UBC expert explains the impact of cross-border shopping on Canadian consumers and the economy.
June 25, 2014
A UBC expert discusses the rehab process and how those in recovery like Toronto Mayor Rob Ford can avoid a relapse
June 23, 2014
A UBC expert says attitudes toward people with intellectual disabilities are improving but underlying discrimination exists.
June 19, 2014
Founder Chip Wilson’s feud illustrates how boardroom politics can impact the bottom line.
June 18, 2014
Researcher studies how police use Twitter to protect and serve.
June 17, 2014
A UBC expert answers questions about the future of the project as the federal government decides on the Northern Gateway pipeline.
June 16, 2014
A UBC expert explains why game theorists are paying close attention to the World Cup.
June 10, 2014
Ahead of Father’s Day, a UBC researcher says dads shouldn’t shy away from a little roughhousing.
June 5, 2014
In his quest to figure out cancer, health geographer Trevor Dummer helped assemble the world’s largest collection of toenail clippings.
June 3, 2014
Ahead of World Oceans Day on June 8, a UBC researcher discusses how shrimp trawling ‘clear cuts’ the ocean floor.
May 28, 2014
How the massive China-Russia natural gas agreement could impact Canada’s economy and the environment.
May 25, 2014
Law professor Joel Bakan talks about the corporate takeover of society.