Dept. of Sociology
March 1, 2017
Acknowledgement of Indigenous lands, treaties and peoples vary at universities across Canada, finds a new UBC study, the first academic study of its kind.
Media Release | February 16, 2017
How international university students think about home significantly influences their migration plans upon graduation, according to a new study from UBC.
Media Release | July 21, 2015
New research shows that HIV treatment for illicit drug users improves their social and socioeconomic wellbeing as well as their health.
Media Release | October 29, 2014
Black Republicans trust the United States government more than other political groups, finds a new study from UBC.
September 22, 2014 - by Corey Allen
A professor searches for new meaning in one of the country’s most iconic photographs.
Media Release | July 28, 2014
New research finds that traditionally gay neighbourhoods are becoming increasingly “straight” places, and could be at risk of losing their distinct cultural identity.
May 21, 2014
UBC alum directs documentary about Canadian basketball legend.
Media Release | April 1, 2014
Could the global financial market meltdown of 2008 have been avoided if Wall Street had more women executives?
March 7, 2014
UBC’s Francesco Duina explores how Americans make turning points into Hallmark moments.
January 27, 2014
From Sochi to the Super Bowl, a UBC sociologist explores our global obsession with winning.
October 17, 2013
UBC experts are available to comment on the tentative EU-Canada trade agreement and its expected economic and societal impacts.
October 9, 2013
The Quebec government is forging ahead with its plans to outlaw all religious symbols worn by workers in the public sector, UBC scholars offer fresh perspectives on the debate.
September 9, 2013
Rima Wilkes on the tragedy of Indian residential schools and the importance of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s National Event in Vancouver.
August 8, 2013
Professor Becki Ross says decriminalizing the sex trade could lead to a safer industry governed by the workers themselves.
June 6, 2013
Are national newspapers giving Canadians the information they need to make informed decisions about climate change?
April 3, 2013 - by A Q and A with April van Ert
A Q and A with Prof. Neil Gross on universities and liberal thinking