What to expect from the latest StatsCan survey
On Sept. 11, Statistics Canada will be releasing new data from the National Household Survey on income and housing. UBC Prof. Paul Kershaw speaks about the issues related to the financial pressures facing young Canadians.
Aug 12, 2013
Global study ranks world’s most efficient airports
Efficiency in Atlanta, Copenhagen, Sydney, Seoul and Vancouver mean savings for air travellers.
Jul 30, 2013
Syria: Chemical warfare evidence mounts
International relations expert Richard Price on the ongoing crisis in Syria and how the international community reacts to the threat of chemical warfare.
Jul 29, 2013 - by Basil Waugh
UBC Okanagan engineers assist Penticton with energy reduction goals
The City of Penticton will get a helping hand from UBC’s Okanagan campus to reach its goal of reducing corporate greenhouse gas emissions.
Jul 24, 2013
Rod McCormick on nutritional experiments at residential schools
Rod McCormick is “not surprised” by recent revelations and thinks the government should make amends by funding Aboriginal health researchers.
Jul 22, 2013
You can’t put a number on that
Law Prof. Galit Sarfaty finds problems in the widespread use of indicators to track corporate social performance
Jul 22, 2013 - by Simmi Puri
Q&A on the future of gold prices and the Canadian dollar
UBC Sauder School of Business prof. Werner Antweiler talks about the future of gold prices and the loonie.
Jul 10, 2013
Against all odds
Two years after surviving a domestic attack that shocked the world, UBC student Rumana Monzur has defended her Master’s thesis and been accepted to law school.
Jul 10, 2013 - by Basil Waugh
Entrepreneurship for all
Sauder launches UBC-wide course focused on entrepreneurship and new venture creation.
Jul 9, 2013
Q&A on how Canadians feel about their country
Sonnet L’Abbé has crossed Canada as an Artist in Motion.
Jun 26, 2013
UBC experts on Canada’s National Household Survey
UBC experts are available to comment on National Household Survey findings on labour, education and transportation, which Statistics Canada will release on Wednesday, June 26.
Jun 24, 2013
Retailers should referee customer conflict
A new UBC study says retailers should consider admonishing queue jumpers and thoughtless store browsers to ease aggression between shoppers.
Jun 11, 2013
What Canadian media are missing about climate change
Are national newspapers giving Canadians the information they need to make informed decisions about climate change?
Jun 6, 2013
When perks don’t work: Unearned upgrades embarrassing for consumers
New research from UBC’s Sauder School of Business reveals that giving a free bump in service can backfire if the perk is given randomly in front of others.
May 27, 2013
Expert panel events for B.C. election
UBC experts on the B.C. election are holding two events – on election night, May 14, and the morning after, May 15 – where they will offer commentary and analysis of the 2013 provincial election.
May 13, 2013
For tastier food, try a dash of workplace injustice
A new UBC study from the Sauder School of Business reveals that experiencing unfair treatment at work can sharpen the taste buds, providing evidence that stress has a physiological effect on people.
May 13, 2013
Which B.C. party is better at fiscal management? UBC prof provides independent assessment
A new study from UBC’s Sauder School of Business seeks to provide an independent assessment of the economic track records of British Columbia’s top political parties vying for the May 14th election. The study finds that no one party is significantly better at fiscal management than another. On average since 1991, according to the study, B.C. fiscal performance, compared to that of other provinces, has been modestly better under the NDP.
May 9, 2013
Rich or poor, giving makes you happy: global research finds rare evidence of universal trait
Global research finds rare evidence of universal trait…
May 9, 2013
Seize the moment
From international study to campus leadership, Tim Krupa makes the most of university
May 1, 2013 - by Paul Marck
Playing the numbers
Business grad and tech startup CEO Dustin Sproat scores NHL interest with hockey app
May 1, 2013 - by Basil Waugh