Event: Intergenerational March to commemorate Orange Shirt Day 2023
An intergenerational march to recognize Orange Shirt Day will start at the Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre (IRSHDC) on September 30
Sep 29, 2023
UBC experts and events on Orange Shirt Day 2023
September 30 is both the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation and Orange Shirt Day in Canada. UBC experts are available to comment.
Sep 27, 2023
Silver daddies: Why do young adult men like older partners?
We spoke to UBC sociologist Dr. Tony Silva about why younger adult men are interested in older men for sex and relationships.
Sep 12, 2023
UBC experts on back-to-school season
UBC experts are available to comment on various school- and education-related topics as students head back to class.
Aug 28, 2023
It’s 2023, and coming out is, well, complicated.
In an era of unprecedented LGBTQ2+ visibility coupled with incredible backlash, coming out as a sexual minority can be a deeply ambivalent experience, according to new research.
Aug 3, 2023
UBC experts on Vancouver Pride Festival
The annual Vancouver Pride Festival begins Friday and runs through Sunday, Aug. 6, the day of the Vancouver Pride Parade.
Jul 28, 2023
Turning climate worry into climate action: expert tips for managing climate anxiety
Dr. Steven Taylor, a UBC professor of psychiatry and clinical psychologist, discusses the steps people can take to cope with climate anxiety – and how those feelings can be turned into a motivating force for climate action.
Jul 26, 2023
A vicious cycle: Mental disorders cause the very stress that fuels them
UBC researchers showed that many mental disorders perpetuate themselves by generating stress and identified factors that put people at risk of getting caught in this cycle.
Jul 13, 2023
UBC experts on 100th year since introduction of the 1923 Chinese Exclusion Act in Canada
This July 1 marks a century since the introduction of the Chinese Immigration Act of 1923, also recognized as the Chinese Exclusion Act, in Canada. The federal government originally passed […]
Jun 27, 2023
UBC experts on National Indigenous Peoples Day
Wednesday, June 21 is National Indigenous Peoples Day in Canada. Several UBC experts are available to speak with media. Dr. Warren Cardinal-McTeague Assistant Professor, Department of Forest and Conservation Sciences […]
Jun 21, 2023
UBC experts on Canada’s population reaching 40M
Canada’s population is expected to reach 40 million by Friday. UBC experts are available to comment.
Jun 15, 2023
UBC experts on artificial intelligence
UBC experts are here to offer valuable insights and comments on various aspects of AI for media amidst the growing interest in AI
Jun 6, 2023
UBC experts on Pride Month
As Pride Month gets underway in Canada, UBC experts are available to comment on 2SLGBTQI+ issues.
Jun 1, 2023
UBC launches early childhood education certificate program for Deaf and hard-of-hearing people
The two-year part-time program will be offered online. Content is fully captioned and interpreted, with much of it delivered visually. In-person practicum placements will be available throughout B.C.
Jun 1, 2023
UBC experts on National Indigenous History Month
June is National Indigenous History Month in Canada. Several UBC experts are available to speak with media.
May 31, 2023
International group of experts redefines concussions
Doctors and other health-care providers have a new standard for diagnosing mild traumatic brain injury (TBI), thanks to a thorough process led by researchers from the University of B.C. and […]
May 23, 2023
UBC experts on International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia
May 17 is International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia. UBC experts are available to comment.
May 17, 2023
Why humans respect hard work regardless of results
Have you ever had a co-worker make a big show of how hard they work—even though they don’t get great results? They do this because people attach moral value to hard work, something Dr. Azim Shariff calls “effort moralization.”
May 11, 2023
UBC experts on Asian Heritage Month
May is Asian Heritage Month in Canada. UBC experts are available to comment.
May 1, 2023
UBC scholar combats climate change with happiness
The prevailing narrative on the climate crisis—and how to address it—is at best bewildering and at worst downright depressing. We’re told we face a doom-and-gloom scenario, and the only way to solve it is to give up simple pleasures and conveniences.
Apr 21, 2023