UBC experts on overturning of Roe v. Wade
The U.S. Supreme Court has overturned the 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling that legalized abortion in the U.S. UBC experts are available to comment.
Jun 24, 2022
Vigilantes seeking justice can also spell trouble for workplaces, study finds
Vigilantes are known for fighting perceived wrongs by taking matters into their own hands. But what effect do they have on workplaces? A new study from UBC Sauder shows that vigilante behaviour can pose challenges for organizations because it is increasingly coming from outside as well as within the workplace.
Jun 15, 2022
UBC experts on rising mortgage and interest rates
The Bank of Canada continues to raise its benchmark lending rate to control inflation and now warn mortgage costs could go up by 30 per cent in the next five years. UBC experts are available to comment.
Jun 10, 2022
UBC experts on decriminalization of hard drugs in B.C.
The federal and B.C. governments have announced today that possession of small amounts of hard drugs will be decriminalized in B.C. UBC experts are available to comment.
May 31, 2022
UBC experts on Asian Heritage Month
UBC experts are available to comment on various topics this Asian Heritage Month.
May 10, 2022
Women working for apps like Uber and Doordash often ‘brush off’ harassment
Gig industry platforms such as Uber, Doordash, and TaskRabbit fail to acknowledge the realities of women workers’ experiences, putting women at financial and personal risk, finds a new study.
May 5, 2022
UBC experts on new B.C. anti-racism legislation
The B.C. government introduced new legislation today aimed at addressing systemic racism in B.C. UBC experts are available to comment.
May 2, 2022
Can bad reviews be good for business? New UBC research says yes
Studies have shown that low star ratings and negative comments from unsatisfied customers can have an enormous impact on shoppers’ purchase decisions — and even ruin a product’s prospects. But are negative reviews always such a bad thing?
Apr 7, 2022
UBC experts on 2022 federal budget
UBC experts will be available to comment on various topics related to Thursday’s federal budget.
Apr 6, 2022
UBC experts on deal between federal Liberals and NDP
The federal Liberal Party has reached an agreement with the NDP that will allow the Liberals to govern Canada until 2025. UBC politics experts are available to comment.
Mar 22, 2022
Choosing diet soda actually leads to reduced calorie counts overall
A recent study settles the debate on whether or not diet pop saves calories at fast-food outlets or whether it gives consumers the green light to buy that extra burger, dessert or large fries.
Mar 10, 2022
UBC experts on B.C. budget
UBC experts are available to comment on aspects of the B.C. budget introduced today.
Feb 22, 2022
Baby fever: UBC study finds advertising and social media can boost desire to have children
A new study from the UBC Sauder School of Business finds that viewing positive parent-child images in advertising and social media boosts empathic emotions, which in turn increases young adults desire to have children.
Feb 17, 2022
UBC experts on new census data
Statistics Canada has released population and dwelling counts data from the 2021 census of population. UBC experts are available to comment.
Feb 9, 2022
UBC experts on 2022 Winter Olympics
UBC researchers are available to comment on the 2022 Winter Games, which will take place in Beijing, China from Feb. 4 to 20.
Feb 3, 2022
UBC experts on Canadian political party leadership decisions
Conservative Party of Canada leader Erin O’Toole faces a possible leadership vote today, and the BC Liberal Party is to vote on its new leader this weekend. UBC experts are available to comment.
Feb 2, 2022
Q&A: How racism holds Black women back from leadership positions
Black women are woefully underrepresented in leadership positions in North American businesses. A new study from the UBC Sauder School of Business finds that stereotypes about Black women put them at a serious disadvantage in the workplace.
Jan 24, 2022
UBC experts on Black Excellence Day
The B.C. government has proclaimed Black Excellence Day for the first time in the province. UBC experts are available to comment.
Jan 14, 2022
Canada’s Food Price Report 2022 projects record high food prices next year
Food prices in Canada are projected to rise between five to seven per cent in 2022, according to the recently released 12th edition of Canada’s Food Price Report.
Dec 14, 2021
‘Inclusion should trump exclusion,’ new book reminds 2SLGBTQ+ students the law is on their side
Two-Spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, gender-diverse and queer students: the law is on your side when it comes to expressing your identity in school.
Dec 7, 2021