UBC In The News
Guaranteed basic income in B.C. not the best way to a more just society, expert panel finds
Media highlighted a report co-authored by Dr. David Green, professor at the Vancouver School of Economics at UBC, on the basic income in B.C. and ways to make life better for British Columbians.
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Melting ice and glaciers could lead to water crisis, study finds
CBC National mentioned research by Sam Anderson, a PhD candidate in the department of earth, ocean and atmospheric sciences, on the impact of melting glaciers on river systems in Alberta.
To stop gender discrimination at work, Canada has all the laws it needs
Dr. Elizabeth Hirsh, a professor in UBC’s department of sociology, spoke about her primary area of study that looks at whether organizations that have been charged with violating workplace discrimination laws make positive changes afterward.
Globe and Mail (subscription)
Climates change faster in a warmer and wetter world
Research led by Colin Mahony, a PhD student at UBC’s faculty of forestry, found that wetter summers can intensify departures from natural variability in a warming climate.
Good Men Project
How a massive ‘dumb money’ movement sent GameStop’s stock price soaring and cost Wall Street millions
Dr. David Hardisty, a professor at the UBC Sauder School of Business, was quoted about getting swept up by investment trends.
Clash of powers; U.S.-China rivalry in global trade governance
Kristen Hopewell, Canada Research Chair in global affairs at UBC’s school of public policy and global affairs, was interviewed about China’s rise in international trade and the battle for supremacy between the U.S. and China.
Newstalk – Taking Stock
From double-masking to medical-grade masks, is it time to ramp up protection?
Dr. Jane Wang, a clinical instructor in the faculty of medicine, and Dr. Steven Rogak, a UBC professor of mechanical engineering, gave comments about double-masking.
Wang: The Canadian Press via CP24, The Star, CityNews, News 1130, Times Colonist, InfoTel News, Prince George Matters
Rogak: Postmedia via Vancouver Sun, The Province