Media Release | February 10, 2016
Beliefs about all-knowing, punishing gods may have played a key role in expanding co-operation among far-flung peoples and led to the development of modern-day states, according to a UBC-led study published in Nature.
Media Release | May 13, 2015
For the first time, satellite mapping of Latin America shows that the continent’s agricultural expansion has waned in the wake of the global economic downturn, according to UBC research.
September 25, 2014
A UBC expert on Brazil’s upcoming presidential election.
May 1, 2013 - by Brian Lin
Brazilian dentist Marcio Barros worked as a campus guard before earning Canadian credentials
Media Release | July 20, 2012
Days after a reporting project by University of British Columbia journalism students ran in The New York Times, Brazilian authorities began arresting suspects in the murder of Guarani tribal chief Nisio Gomes.
Media Release | June 11, 2012
A reporting project by University of British Columbia journalism students, in collaboration with the New York Times, has exposed violent conflicts over resources and territory in Brazil, as the emerging superpower grapples with an increasing demand for food and electricity.