November 27, 2017
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are engaged to be married, the Prince of Wales announced today. Sarika Bose, UBC lecturer in Victorian literature and royal expert, discusses the nuptials.
October 25, 2017
Statistics Canada released its 2016 census data on housing, Aboriginal peoples, immigration and ethnocultural diversity today.
October 23, 2017
The City of Vancouver held a public hearing regarding its proposed regulations for short-term rentals. Vancouver is one of several local governments in Canada wrestling with how to regulate Airbnb, Uber, and other services in the so-called “sharing economy.”
October 11, 2017
UBC associate professor Peter Klein and recent Asper visiting professor Sandra Bartlett discuss the importance of collaborations between journalists at different news organizations in an increasingly challenging media landscape.
Media Release | September 14, 2017
Feel like everyone else has more friends than you do? You’re not alone— but merely believing this is true could affect your happiness.
September 11, 2017
British Columbia’s New Democrat government is expected to unveil its first budget Monday following last week’s throne speech.
September 7, 2017
Stephen King’s IT hits theatres tomorrow and is expected to have a record-breaking opening.
Media Release | May 11, 2017
New research suggests that simply telling a young man that an energy drink has been added to his alcoholic beverage can make him feel more intoxicated, daring and sexually self-confident.
Media Release | April 20, 2017
Want to recycle or compost more? Try moving the bins closer, new UBC research suggests.
April 18, 2017
A new report looking at the economic impact of Site C led by UBC researchers is calling for the B.C. government to hit pause on the project.
Media Release | March 22, 2017
Many people choose their spouse based on shared values and interests. But in China, another important, relatively unknown factor plays a role: hukou, and it may be contributing to growing socioeconomic disparity in the country’s largest city, according to a new UBC study.
Media Release | February 22, 2017
While participation in sports has been declining among high school students in B.C. overall, even fewer gay, lesbian and bisexual teens are involved in sports than 15 years ago, says a new UBC study.
February 10, 2017
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will meet U.S. President Donald Trump for the first time on Monday.
December 5, 2016
UBC experts are available to comment on various aspects of cold weather.
November 30, 2016
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) has released its latest report on foreign ownership in Canada’s housing markets.
Media Release | October 31, 2016
If you think the mind grinds to a halt when you’re doing nothing, think again.
October 28, 2016
More women earn university degrees than men today. But a new UBC study looking at heterosexual marriage patterns shows that women, especially when marrying less educated men, still tend to choose husbands who have higher incomes than themselves.
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.