February 10, 2014
UBC researchers are available to provide analysis on a variety of issues related to the 2014 federal budget, to be announced February 11.
January 20, 2014
A UBC prof looks at what the Sochi Games say about Russia’s past and its future.
November 28, 2013
Is the U.S. overstepping boundaries with its controversial drone program? UBC’s Max Cameron offers his perspective.
June 6, 2013
Are national newspapers giving Canadians the information they need to make informed decisions about climate change?
Media Release | May 9, 2013
A new study from UBC’s Sauder School of Business seeks to provide an independent assessment of the economic track records of British Columbia’s top political parties vying for the May 14th election. The study finds that no one party is significantly better at fiscal management than another. On average since 1991, according to the study, B.C. fiscal performance, compared to that of other provinces, has been modestly better under the NDP.
Media Release | April 29, 2013
A new UBC program will give aspiring politicians the training to thrive as future elected officials and handle the challenges of government life.
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
Media Release | March 20, 2013
UBC experts are available to provide media commentary and analysis on the March 21 federal budget.
March 6, 2013 - by Basil Waugh
UBC researchers partner on B.C. Vote Compass to help people assess provincial party platforms
Media Release | February 27, 2013
UBC’s Sauder School of Business has launched an online prediction market for investors seeking to predict the outcome of B.C.’s May 14 provincial election.
February 19, 2013
UBC experts are available for commentary on today’s B.C. budget, which is expected around 2 p.m.
Media Release | February 5, 2013
A UBC study of American attitudes toward climate change finds that local weather – temperature, in particular – is a major influence on public and media opinions on the reality of global warming.
Media Release | December 19, 2012
Finding the next Barack Obama or Warren Buffett might be as simple as looking at who attracts the most eyes in a crowd, a new UBC study finds.
December 7, 2012
UBC researchers can provide expert commentary on three proposed pipeline projects that would carry Alberta bitumen to U.S. and foreign markets. Next week the Joint Review Panel of the National Energy Board re-opens hearings for the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline.
November 20, 2012
Between Nov. 21 and Nov. 23, more than 2,800 UBC undergraduate and graduate degrees from all 12 Vancouver faculties will be conferred. Honorary degrees will be presented to Paul Martin, Bramwell Tovey and Michael Wingfield.
November 16, 2012
UBC experts are available to provide analysis of the bloodshed in the Middle East and its implications for the world.
Media Release | November 6, 2012
UBC experts are available after-hours to comment on the U.S. election results tomorrow night and Wednesday morning. Media and the public are also invited to a panel discussion of the results, which will be live-blogged.
Common ground on the common good: Study finds Republicans and Democrats can agree on some moral issues
Media Release | November 2, 2012
A new University of British Columbia study that asked U.S. conservatives and liberals to rate the most influential historical figures of the 20th Century finds that the two sides of America’s “culture wars” share a surprising level of common moral ground.
Media Release | October 30, 2012
As the U.S. election approaches, UBC’s experts on American politics, the election and campaign issues are available for commentary.
October 4, 2012 - by Basil Waugh
Political scientists Richard Johnston and Paul Quirk help us understand the final weeks of the U.S. election