Dating in the digital age: How online dating changes our partner selection
According to a new UBC sociology study, the growing use of online dating websites, apps and chatrooms has an influence on the types of romantic partners Canadians choose.
Feb 12, 2024
How the international student cap affects immigration to Canada
We spoke to Dr. Lisa Brunner, a postdoctoral fellow at UBC’s Centre for Migration Studies, who studies the links between international migration and education.
Feb 1, 2024
Event: Lunar New Year market at UBC Botanical Garden
Media are invited to cover the Lunar New Year market at UBC Botanical Garden, celebrating the year of the Wood Dragon.
Jan 31, 2024
UBC experts on Black History Month
February is Black History Month. UBC experts are available to speak with journalists on topics related to Black History Month.
Jan 29, 2024
Flawed foreign ownership narratives drove ‘housing nationalism’ in Canada
In this Q&A, UBC sociologist Dr. Nathan Lauster and co-author Dr. Jens von Bergmann explain further the trend and reveals more surprising statistic.
Jan 25, 2024
Government supports continued research to reduce gambling-related harms
The Province and the BC Lottery Corporation (BCLC) have renewed their investment of approximately $1.4 million in the Centre for Gambling Research at UBC, signalling a dedicated effort to reduce the potential harms associated with gambling for people in B.C.
Dec 5, 2023
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