UBC experts available to comment on International Day of Persons with Disabilities
Saturday, Dec. 3 is the United Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities. UBC experts are available to comment.
Dec 1, 2022
Which of these five eco-types are you?
When it comes to environmental politics there’s a tendency to associate the Left as pro-environment and the Right as anti-environment, but a UBC sociologist says this polarization might actually slow down our collective progress on environmental issues.
Nov 30, 2022
UBC experts on Transgender Day of Remembrance
UBC experts are available to comment on the Transgender Day of Remembrance, held every Nov. 20 to honour lives lost to transphobic violence.
Nov 17, 2022
UBC researcher to study young adults who live with their parents
Young adults in Canada are less likely to own a home and more likely to live with their parents than they were a decade ago, according to recently released census data.
Nov 15, 2022
How students are preparing for a climate-changed future
Feeling like the world has gone to pot in the run up to COP27? Why not take a climate class?
Nov 3, 2022
UBC climate and energy experts and COP27 delegates
UBC experts are available to comment on 27th Conference of the Parties (COP27) United Nations climate change conference and International Energy Agency energy outlook report.
Oct 27, 2022
UBC experts on Halloween
UBC experts are available to comment on topics related to Halloween
Oct 24, 2022
UBC experts on NDP leadership, British PM’s resignation
UBC experts are available to comment NDP leadership on British PM’s resignation
Oct 20, 2022
UBC experts on Great BC ShakeOut and disaster preparedness
UBC experts are available to comment on the Great BC ShakeOut exercise, earthquakes and other natural disasters, and emergency preparation and management.
Oct 18, 2022
Some screen time better than none during children’s concussion recovery
Too much screen time can slow children’s recovery from concussions, but new research from UBC and the University of Calgary suggests that banning screen time is not the answer.
Oct 17, 2022
The right computer password can offer a mental health ‘booster’
The characters you type out over and over again into your digital devices may impact your mental health more than you might expect.
Oct 4, 2022
Photo exhibit shows pandemic through the cameras of older adults
Vancouver can be a lonely city, even more so for older people. And that was before the COVID-19 pandemic forced residents to stay home.
Sep 27, 2022
A conversation with journalist and student Anastasiia Lapatina
Anastasiia Lapatina is a fourth-year UBC political science student and national reporter for The Kyiv Independent who has spent much of 2022 covering the war in Ukraine.
Sep 20, 2022
UBC experts on back-to-school season
UBC experts are available to comment on various school- and education-related topics.
Aug 29, 2022
Why some pro hockey players don’t seek help even when they need it
A new UBC study highlights that help-seeking behaviours in professional men’s ice-hockey is heavily impacted by cultural and systemic factors.
Aug 17, 2022
Space rocket junk could have deadly consequences unless governments act
The re-entry of abandoned stages of rockets left in orbit from space launches have a six to 10 per cent chance of severely injuring or killing a human being in the next decade, according to a new UBC study.
Jul 12, 2022
UBC experts on 25th anniversary of Hong Kong handover
This Friday, July 1, marks 25 years since the “Hong Kong handover,” when the People’s Republic of China gained sovereignty over the former British colony. UBC experts are available to comment.
Jun 29, 2022
UBC experts on Premier John Horgan’s decision to step down
B.C. Premier John Horgan has announced he will step down as Premier of British Columbia as soon as the B.C. NDP chooses a new leader. UBC experts are available to comment.
Jun 28, 2022
UBC experts on National Indigenous Peoples Day
June 21 is National Indigenous Peoples Day. UBC experts are available to comment.
Jun 21, 2022
UBC experts on Canada’s regulation of single-use plastics
UBC experts are available to comment on the federal government’s new regulations aimed at eliminating or restricting certain single-use plastics that pose a threat to the environment.
Jun 20, 2022