Small Canadian communities not ready for climate change: study
Dramatic differences exist in how Canadian communities are preparing for the effects of climate change, a new study finds.
Feb 3, 2014
Researchers identify nine steps to save waterways
Nine guiding principles for clean water and sustainable fisheries from a team of Canadian biologists.
Jan 31, 2014
How the UBC creators of AutoStitch revolutionized computer vision and sparked a spinoff tsunami.
Jan 30, 2014 - by Brian Lin
From bomb threats to cyber attacks, UBC expert assesses Sochi’s complex threat environment.
Jan 29, 2014
UBC Law asks B.C.’s Law Society to consider impact of Trinity Western’s ‘covenant’ on LGBT community
UBC’s Faculty of Law urges the Law Society of B.C. to consider the harmful effects of effectively excluding LGBTQ people from Trinity Western University’s (TWU) proposed law school.
Jan 28, 2014
Gambling research pioneer to lead new centre at UBC
Leading gambling psychologist Luke Clark will serve as inaugural director of the Centre for Gambling Research at UBC.
Jan 28, 2014
Decoding the thirst for victory
From Sochi to the Super Bowl, a UBC sociologist explores our global obsession with winning.
Jan 27, 2014
Stephen Toope to lead U of T’s Munk School of Global Affairs
UBC President Stephen Toope will serve as Director of U of T’s Munk School of Global Affairs starting January 1, 2015.
Jan 22, 2014
Asia in 2014: A Year for the History Books
Asia in 2014: A Year for the History Books UBC’s Yves Tiberghien looks ahead to a year of important milestones and trends in Asia. Read more…
Jan 21, 2014
Gay-straight alliances in schools reduce suicide risk for all students
Anti-homophobia efforts in schools can reduce the odds of suicidal thoughts and attempts by LGBT and straight students, a new UBC study finds.
Jan 20, 2014
A UBC prof looks at what the Sochi Games say about Russia’s past and its future.
Jan 20, 2014
The power of the crowd
In the age of Kickstarter, tech-savvy scientists explore new ways to engage the public in their research.
Jan 16, 2014 - by Basil Waugh
Five socially focused start-ups enter Sauder’s Coast Capital Savings Innovation Hub business accelerator
Five social ventures have been selected to receive support from Sauder’s Coast Capital Savings Innovation Hub.
Jan 13, 2014
North Korea’s strange hoop dreams
A UBC Prof. looks at Dennis Rodman’s tour of North Korea and what it says about the country’s politics and its love of basketball.
Jan 9, 2014
UBC experts on Sochi Games
UBC experts are available to comment on the Sochi Winter Games, from security to sports psychology.
Jan 1, 2014
UBC experts for comment on federal report about Enbridge Northern Gateway
The federal review panel released its environmental report and recommendations about the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline and UBC experts are available to comment.
Dec 19, 2013
The end of ‘snail mail’?
Harish Krishnan of UBC’s Sauder School of Business discusses Canada Post’s decision to end door-to-door delivery in urban areas.
Dec 11, 2013
Expert on Thailand’s crisis
With the violence in Thailand on pause for the country’s largest national holiday – King Bhumibol Adulyadej’s birthday – a UBC expert is available for commentary on the political crisis and holiday celebrations by the global Thai community on Dec. 5.
Dec 4, 2013