Hotel room pricing wars
Sauder Prof. Mariano Tappata’s market simulation game puts Monopoly to shame.
Apr 3, 2013 - by By Andrew Riley
Chinese foreign fisheries catch 12 times more than reported: UBC research
Chinese fishing boats catch about US$11.5 billion worth of fish from beyond their country’s own waters each year – and most of it goes unreported, according to a new study led by fisheries scientists at the University of British Columbia.
Apr 3, 2013
Global companies beware: Rude customer treatment depends on culture
A new UBC study reveals that North American service workers are more likely to sabotage rude customers, while Chinese react by disengaging from customer service altogether.
Mar 25, 2013
UBC experts for comment on budget 2013
UBC experts are available to provide media commentary and analysis on the March 21 federal budget.
Mar 20, 2013
Announcement of CIDA-UBC partnership to improve children’s health in developing country
Event: CIDA-UBC partnership for children’s health Date: Friday, March 15, 2013 Time: 10-11 a.m. Location: Sherbrooke Lounge, Sherbrooke Centre, Royal Columbian Hospital Campus, 260 Sherbrooke Street, New […]
Mar 14, 2013
Find your political match
UBC researchers partner on B.C. Vote Compass to help people assess provincial party platforms
Mar 6, 2013 - by Basil Waugh
No cash, no crime?
Eliminating cash would mean big fiscal savings and a cut in crime says UBC Sauder Prof. Maurice Levi
Mar 6, 2013 - by Andrew Riley
$2M from BCLC and the Province creates Centre for Gambling Research at UBC
A $2-million investment from the British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC) and the Government of B.C. will create a major new Centre for Gambling Research at UBC to advance our understanding of gambling psychology and help reduce problem gambling behaviours.
Feb 27, 2013
Better than polls? UBC launches prediction market for B.C. Election
UBC’s Sauder School of Business has launched an online prediction market for investors seeking to predict the outcome of B.C.’s May 14 provincial election.
Feb 27, 2013
Catfight? Workplace conflicts between women get bad rap
A new UBC study suggests troubling perceptions exist when it comes to women involved in disputes at work.
Feb 25, 2013
Private premiums add up to largest out-of-pocket health expense for Canadians
Private insurance premiums are Canadians’ single largest out-of-pocket health expense, averaging $1,200 a year per affected household, according to a new study from the University of British Columbia.
Feb 19, 2013
Social media: Where business and journalism intersect
A new UBC course connects two schools to prepare students for the real world
Feb 6, 2013 - by Bethan Williams
Mining the possibilities
How UBC engineers are leading a more sustainable approach to resource extraction
Feb 6, 2013 - by Brian Lin
Smoke signals: Medical marijuana in Canada
Research is helping to shape the therapeutic potential of pot
Feb 6, 2013 - by Zach Walsh
Idling on the job
Grad student helps the VPD to reduce squad car emissions
Feb 6, 2013 - by Salina Marshall
BC Skills deficit looming in 2016: More jobs than qualified people unless post-secondary capacity expanded
A skills shortage will hit British Columbia in 2016 and continue to grow, unless immediate action is taken to improve access to all types of post-secondary education – university, college and trades.
Jan 29, 2013
UBC MBA up 25 places in Financial Times Global MBA Ranking
Up 25 places over its 2012 ranking, the MBA at the University of British Columbia ranks 57th among the world’s top 100 MBA programs in the 2013 Financial Times Global MBA Ranking, published today.
Jan 28, 2013
UBC research: Forget about fair – it’s better when bosses pick favourites
A new study from the University of British Columbia Sauder School of Business shows that bosses should pick favourites if they want top performing teams.
Jan 21, 2013
UBC and Fraunhofer Society enter $4.9 million clean energy partnership
A $4.9-million research partnership between UBC and Germany’s Fraunhofer Society – Europe’s largest applied research institution – will advance clean energy research in five critical areas, from wind energy to zero emission vehicles.
Jan 15, 2013