January 14, 2015
Climate change will dominate politics and international relations in 2015, say experts at UBC.
January 14, 2015
UBC’s Nicole Barrett is in Chad to monitor the continuing trial of 21 former government agents who stand accused of mass murder and torture.
January 8, 2015
Our world is swimming in data, from endless Twitter streams and Facebook updates, but it’s also helping to improve healthcare.
December 23, 2014
A UBC business prof explains why airline fuel surcharges persist, and what consumers can expect in the new year.
December 16, 2014
UBC developmental psychologist Andrew Scott Baron cautions the gifts children receive can send stifling messages about gender roles and stereotypes.
December 15, 2014
UBC prof speaks about The Simpsons’ longevity in the face of a morphing industry, as the series turns 25.
December 12, 2014
Forty-three students went missing in Mexico in September. UBC political scientist Agustin Goenaga discusses the implications of their disappearance.
December 11, 2014
The World Hobbit Project, a groundbreaking audience survey in multiple languages that involves 146 scholars in 45 countries, aims to tackle the topic of fantasy in the 21st century.
December 10, 2014
A UBC dietitian offers tips and recipe ideas for having a jolly—and healthy—holiday season.
December 8, 2014
UBC education professor Sandra Mathison says parents should ask plenty of questions about a student’s report card, and cautions against rewarding good grades.
December 2, 2014
A UBC professor says now is the time to pay attention as the Internet of Things transforms how we live and work.
November 24, 2014
UBC business prof explains how stores fuel a buying frenzy, and what consumers get out of it.
November 19, 2014
A UBC mathematician talks about some of British cryptologist Alan Turing’s lesser-known work ahead of a new biopic.
November 17, 2014
A UBC expert says the high-profile sexual harassment scandals involving Jian Ghomeshi and MPs show only the tip of the iceberg.
November 13, 2014
A UBC expert on how B.C.’s forestry industry can capitalize on the emerging bioeconomy.
November 7, 2014
With Remembrance Day approaching, a UBC professor discusses the literary impacts of war and reflects on the recent murders of two Canadian soldiers.
November 6, 2014
November 9, 2014, marks the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.
November 4, 2014
Two UBC experts suggest what is needed to start solving Vancouver’s housing crisis in advance of the Nov. 15 municipal elections.
October 27, 2014
A UBC expert comments on NIMBYism, poor voter turnout and more leading up to Vancouver and Toronto elections.
October 23, 2014
New UBC dean discusses genetically modified foods, fresh versus canned, and other hot food topics.