Media Release | May 25, 2012
The University of British Columbia has launched major new research projects on religion and morality, terrorism and security, international relations in the digital age, free trade and sustainability, thanks to $3.8 million in new funding from Canada’s Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC).
Media Release | April 12, 2012
A new University of British Columbia study finds that the way individuals experience the universal emotion of pride directly impacts how racist and homophobic their attitudes toward other people are.
Media Release | March 27, 2012
UBC experts will be available on March 29 to provide media commentary and analysis on the funding decisions, politics and potential impacts of Canada’s upcoming federal budget.
Media Release | March 1, 2012
A former White House staff member, the U.S. Consul general and University of British Columbia political science experts will discuss current and upcoming issues surrounding the upcoming U.S. election at a free public forum at Robson Square on Sunday, March 4.
Media Release | February 15, 2012
A UBC expert will be available to comment on expected amendments to Canada’s Balanced Refugee Reform Act – likely announced tomorrow – which may have significant implications for refugee claimants […]
Media Release | January 6, 2012
UBC experts are available to provide media commentary on two controversial pipeline projects to carry Alberta bitumen to U.S. and foreign markets.
Media Release | November 17, 2011
UBC experts are available to provide media commentary on a variety of topics – from Occupy Vancouver and bike lanes to voter turnout and diversity issues – in this weekend’s municipal elections.
Global leaders in business and sustainability to join 400 students to tackle ‘unsolvable’ energy problems
Media Release | June 8, 2011
Media are invited to attend the International Student Energy Summit, where world energy scholars, business leaders, government and 400 students from 35 countries will gather to explore practical solutions for a more sustainable planet.
June 2, 2011 - by By Basil Waugh
Catherine Dauvergne says fears that Canada’s refugee system is a back door for terrorists are grossly exaggerated
Media Release | May 8, 2011
The UBC Graduate School of Journalism is calling for the release of reporter Dorothy Parvaz, who is being held in Syria.
Media Release | May 2, 2011
Media are invited to attend a UBC panel discussion of Canada’s federal election results on Tuesday, May 3 (10 a.m.), the morning after the election.
April 19, 2011
Media are invited to join hundreds of UBC students on Wednesday, April 20, as they stage a non-partisan “vote mob” on campus to encourage young voters to participate in the upcoming federal election.
Media Release | March 25, 2011
UBC experts are available to comment on a number of hot topics related to the possible upcoming Canadian election.
Media Release | March 16, 2011
Media are invited to attend a UBC forum where experts, students and the community will discuss Japan’s “triple disaster” of earthquakes, tsunamis and nuclear crisis.
Media Release | March 4, 2011
UBC experts are available to comment on the historic popular revolts in Libya, Egypt and Tunisia and their implications for North Africa, the Middle East and beyond.
Media Release | November 3, 2010
UBC experts are available to offer a variety of perspectives on today’s resignation of B.C. Premier Gordon Campbell.