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UBC Reports | December 2

UBC Reports | December 2

Spotlight on the Church

How sex abuse went unnoticed for so long, and what it took to expose it. Webcast sponsored by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre and hosted by the Vancouver Institute.

‘Birds return to Calgary for final games of 2016

‘Birds return to Calgary for final games of 2016

The number one ranked UBC Thunderbirds are back in Alberta for a second straight weekend looking to keep their current 12-game win streak alive visiting the Dinos.

Pipelines are not a reconciliation of Canada’s environment and economy

Pipelines are not a reconciliation of Canada’s environment and economy

Pipelines are not a reconciliation of Canada’s environment and economy The Globe and Mail published an op-ed by UBC political science professor Kathryn Harrison on the environmental impact of pipelines, […]

Book review: Environmentalism of the Rich

Financial Times reviewed a book called Environmentalism of the Rich, written by Paul Dauvergne, a UBC professor of international relations. Dauvergne stresses that he is not opposed in principle to corporate social […]

Alberta police watchdog spurs calls for better justice funding

Global quoted Benjamin Perrin, a UBC law professor, in a story about the future collaboration between Alberta’s police watchdog and the Crown’s office. After a communication issue contributed to a […]

Legal challenges won’t stop Kinder Morgan from moving ahead

Gordon Christie, UBC’s Indigenous legal studies director, spoke to the Vancouver Sun about how court challenges by First Nations could slow down Kinder Morgan’s $6.8-billion Trans Mountain pipeline expansion down […]

100+ events to get you into the holiday spirit

The Vancouver Sun featured several holiday events on UBC campus including the Balloon Winter Wonderland and Holiday Craft Fair in Wesbrook Village and J.S. Bach’s Magnificat at UBC’s Chan Centre. […]

Climate change commitments not in the pipeline for Canada

Kathryn Harrison, a UBC political science professor, was quoted in Business in Vancouver after she addressed the Ministerial Panel on the Trans Mountain Expansion Project. “To embrace the economic viability […]

UBC mathematician talks about Order of Canada

Nassif Ghoussoub, a UBC mathematics professor, was interviewed on Roundhouse Radio after he was recently honoured with the Order of Canada. “We really have to try to do more than […]

Donald Trump’s vision for NASA

Roundhouse Radio interviewed Jaymie Matthews, a UBC physics and astronomy professor, about the implications of Donald Trump’s vow to cut climate change research by NASA. “We have this amazing vantage […]

UBC professor talks about pipeline expansion approval

George Hoberg, a professor at UBC’s Liu Institute for Global Issues, was interviewed on Roundhouse Radio about the pipeline expansion approval. “The good part of it is that they’re trying […]

The concept of soft architecture

Joe Dahmen, a professor at UBC’s school of architecture and landscape architecture, discussed the concept of soft architecture on Roundhouse Radio. He explained how traditional development drains natural resources. “Because architecture […]

Solar systems created at Vancouver’s first VR lounge

Alex Chua and Charlie Shi, two UBC Sauder School of Business alumni, were featured on CTV Vancouver after they launched Metro Vancouver’s first virtual reality lounge. “We’re not an arcade,” […]

Marijuana can help battle depression, anxiety, PTSD, and addiction

Men’s Journal featured UBC research that found medical cannabis can play a role in treating mental illness, including addiction. “There is so little guidance in this area, which inspired us […]

Our resilient Okanagan

Castanet highlighted an open discussion hosted by UBC’s Okanagan Institute for Biodiversity, Resilience, and Ecosystem Services and Institute for Community Engaged Research. Resilience is the theme of the forum, which […]

Maybe robots aren’t the enemy, as jobs and economy surge

CBC quoted Adam Saunders, a UBC Sauder School of Business professor, after new data shows unemployment is decreasing in Canada despite claims technology is supposed to make more jobs obsolete. […]

The domino effect: What happens if millennials never buy houses

The Globe and Mail mentioned an interview with Paul Kershaw, a professor at UBC’s school of population and public health, for a column about the impact of fewer millennials becoming […]

David Feherty – Live Off Tour