Media Release | May 11, 2017
New research suggests that simply telling a young man that an energy drink has been added to his alcoholic beverage can make him feel more intoxicated, daring and sexually self-confident.
May 5, 2017
How do the parties fare when it comes to arguments about the minimum wage? UBC Sauder professor Mark Thompson examines their political platforms.
May 5, 2017
France goes to the polls Sunday for the second and final round of the presidential election. UBC experts are available to comment.
May 3, 2017
How do the B.C. Liberals, NDP and Green Party fare when it comes to policies on international trade? UBC Sauder Professor John Ries examines the political platforms ahead of the B.C. election.
May 1, 2017
How do the three major political parties fare when it comes to road tolling? UBC Sauder Associate Professor Werner Antweiler examines the political platforms ahead of the B.C. election.
April 26, 2017
As the B.C. election draws near, the UBC Sauder School of Business is taking a closer look at the promises the B.C. Liberal Party, the B.C. NDP and Green Party are making to voters through their political platforms.
April 18, 2017
A new report looking at the economic impact of Site C led by UBC researchers is calling for the B.C. government to hit pause on the project.
March 28, 2017
Canada’s highest court is set to hear today a potentially precedent setting human rights case involving a complaint of alleged discrimination in the workforce.
Media Release | March 22, 2017
Many people choose their spouse based on shared values and interests. But in China, another important, relatively unknown factor plays a role: hukou, and it may be contributing to growing socioeconomic disparity in the country’s largest city, according to a new UBC study.
March 21, 2017
UBC experts are available for commentary on the federal budget, to be tabled on Wednesday, March 22. Topics include housing, taxation, retirement income, infrastructure and more.
March 15, 2017
The UBC Sauder School of Business’s Prediction Markets are up and running, with traders speculating on who will win B.C. provincial election on May 9.
Media Release | March 9, 2017
UBC technology that improves the accessibility of safe drinking water is now a thriving startup, thanks to an experienced executive taking a chance on a new venture and the multi-faceted support UBC offers entrepreneurial faculty, students, staff and alumni.
March 7, 2017
Today, the BC Minister for Transportation and Infrastructure announced that it will allow ride hailing services by the end of 2017.
February 22, 2017
On Thursday, Feb. 23, at 12:15 p.m. PST, University of British Columbia President Santa J. Ono, University of Washington President Ana Mari Cauce, and Microsoft President Brad Smith will hold a media conference call to discuss the Cascadia Urban Analytics Cooperative, a data science partnership funded by a significant donation from Microsoft.
Media Release | February 21, 2017
In classrooms across Canada, some children learn about colonialism for the first time by standing on dozens of blankets strewn across the floor.
February 21, 2017
UBC experts are available for commentary on today’s B.C. budget.
Media Release | February 20, 2017
Gamblers who feel like they enter into a trance while playing slot machines are more likely to have gambling problems, according to new research from the Centre for Gambling Research at UBC.
February 10, 2017
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will meet U.S. President Donald Trump for the first time on Monday.
January 30, 2017
UBC experts are available to comment on the executive order signed by U.S. president Donald Trump that bans individuals from seven countries from entering the U.S. for 90 days.
January 11, 2017
The B.C. government granted provincial environmental approval for Kinder Morgan to triple the capacity of the Trans Mountain pipeline today. UBC experts are available to comment.