July 12, 2017
The Bank of Canada increased the key interest rate for the first time in seven years today. UBC experts are available to comment:
June 29, 2017
As Canadians get ready to don their best red and white and wave their Maple leaf flags for Canada’s 150th birthday, UBC experts are available to comment on all things Canada.
June 27, 2017
School’s out for the summer and sometimes, for parents, it can feel like forever.
June 23, 2017
UBC experts are available to discuss the health implications of the heat wave that is expected to hit parts of southwestern B.C. over the weekend. Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement.
June 22, 2017
The British Columbia legislature reconvenes Thursday with a confidence vote expected following Premier Christy Clark’s throne speech.
May 29, 2017
B.C. NDP Leader John Horgan and B.C. Green Party Leader Andrew Weaver announced Monday they will work together to form the next provincial government.
May 24, 2017
Briefing and Q&A with addictions specialists from five European countries that offer heroin-assisted treatment for chronic opioid users.
May 8, 2017
UBC political scientists will be available to media in person in downtown Vancouver on Wednesday, May 10, to share their insights about the B.C. election outcome.
May 8, 2017
Canadians across the country are battling flooding especially in Eastern Canada where heavy rain has caused major problems. UBC experts are available to comment on the issue.
April 11, 2017
The writ has officially dropped, marking the official start of the B.C. provincial election campaign.
April 7, 2017
Student teams from 15 different applied science programs at the University of British Columbia will highlight their senior work in an annual design showcase and competition.
April 3, 2017
Wood science students at UBC have become Ikea hackers, transforming $20 Bekväm step stools into refined furniture pieces.
Media Release | March 30, 2017
Thousands of copper nails are important markers on a carved pole installed on UBC’s Vancouver campus.
March 28, 2017
Canada’s highest court is set to hear today a potentially precedent setting human rights case involving a complaint of alleged discrimination in the workforce.
March 27, 2017
UBC experts are available to comment about the federal government’s plan to legalize marijuana by July 1, 2018.
March 21, 2017
UBC experts are available for commentary on the federal budget, to be tabled on Wednesday, March 22. Topics include housing, taxation, retirement income, infrastructure and more.
March 7, 2017
Today, the BC Minister for Transportation and Infrastructure announced that it will allow ride hailing services by the end of 2017.
March 3, 2017
More than 400 high school students and teachers from across B.C. will compete in the 39th annual UBC Physics Olympics, where they will show off their unique creations to media.
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.