UBC experts on Quebec Charter of Values
The Quebec government is forging ahead with its plans to outlaw all religious symbols worn by workers in the public sector, UBC scholars offer fresh perspectives on the debate.
Oct 9, 2013
Making eye contact doesn’t always help your cause
New research shows that making eye contact, long considered an effective way of bringing someone to your point of view, may actually make people more resistant to persuasion.
Oct 2, 2013
UBC experts for comment on the U.S. shutdown
UBC business, economics and politics experts are available to comment on the possible U.S. government shutdown on Oct. 1.
Sep 30, 2013
Breaking down the U.S. government shutdown
Thomas Davidoff, a business economics professor at UBC’s Sauder School of Business, discusses the shutdown of the U.S. government and what it might mean for Canadians.
Sep 30, 2013
UBC Law awards first-ever Allard Prize for International Integrity to Anna Hazare
UBC’s Faculty of Law at Allard Hall presented Anna Hazare, one of India’s most influential social activists, with the inaugural Allard Prize for International Integrity.
Sep 26, 2013
The growing gap between rich and poor
Education inequality is a driving factor for income inequality, says Thomas Lemieux of UBC’s Vancouver School of Economics.
Sep 11, 2013
Why reconciliation matters
Rima Wilkes on the tragedy of Indian residential schools and the importance of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s National Event in Vancouver.
Sep 9, 2013
How private tutoring has become big business
UBC Prof. Julian Dierkes says the massive growth of private tutoring raises questions for parents, students and policy makers.
Sep 4, 2013
Confronting the past, looking to the future
A new seminar on the effects of Canada’s residential schools gives students a chance to contribute to something bigger than themselves.
Sep 4, 2013 - by Corey Allen
Territorial behaviour at work can be a mistake
Guarding your turf at the office? It may be better to give up ownership over projects and ideas than risk your reputation, says a forthcoming study from the UBC’s Sauder School of Business.
Aug 21, 2013
UBC Law names finalists for inaugural Allard Prize for International Integrity
Anna Hazare, Dr. Sima Samar and Global Witness are finalists for the inaugural Allard Prize for International Integrity.
Aug 19, 2013
Wanted: Aspiring global economists
UBC’s new Bachelor of International Economics program inspires a new generation of global economic leaders.
Aug 16, 2013 - by Basil Waugh
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