UBC experts available to comment on International Day of Persons with Disabilities
Saturday, Dec. 3 is the United Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities. UBC experts are available to comment.
Dec 1, 2022
UBC experts on Transgender Day of Remembrance
UBC experts are available to comment on the Transgender Day of Remembrance, held every Nov. 20 to honour lives lost to transphobic violence.
Nov 17, 2022
Event: COP27 live briefing
Who pays for climate breakdown? Is Biden set to clinch a climate deal? Will the voices of Indigenous leaders, youth activists and others be heard? And what are the potential impacts for B.C. and Canada?
Nov 14, 2022
UBC experts on Daylight Saving Time
Daylight Saving Time ends on November 6, when clocks will “fall back” one hour. UBC experts are available to comment.
Nov 1, 2022
Event: UBC students to celebrate Great Trek by opening time capsule from 1972
UBC students will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Great Trek by opening a time capsule buried by students 50 years ago.
Oct 28, 2022
UBC climate and energy experts and COP27 delegates
UBC experts are available to comment on 27th Conference of the Parties (COP27) United Nations climate change conference and International Energy Agency energy outlook report.
Oct 27, 2022
Event: Emerging scholars share how they’re taking action on climate change
The United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 27) is just around the corner so get inspired and join UBC students and faculty this Thursday as they share their work to combat climate change.
Oct 26, 2022
UBC experts on rain and flooding
Two atmospheric rivers are forecast to affect coastal B.C. in the next few days. UBC experts are available to comment.
Oct 26, 2022
UBC experts on Halloween
UBC experts are available to comment on topics related to Halloween
Oct 24, 2022
UBC experts on NDP leadership, British PM’s resignation
UBC experts are available to comment NDP leadership on British PM’s resignation
Oct 20, 2022
UBC experts on Great BC ShakeOut and disaster preparedness
UBC experts are available to comment on the Great BC ShakeOut exercise, earthquakes and other natural disasters, and emergency preparation and management.
Oct 18, 2022
UBC experts on changes to Hockey Canada’s leadership team
Hockey Canada has announced that its entire board of directors and its CEO will step down. UBC experts are available to comment.
Oct 11, 2022
UBC experts on drought conditions and impacts
Parts of British Columbia are experiencing significant fall heat, drought, and wildfires. UBC experts are available to comment.
Oct 7, 2022
UBC experts on flu season
The flu season is fast approaching and B.C. health officials are offering free flu vaccines in preparation. UBC experts are available for comment.
Oct 7, 2022
UBC experts on municipal election issues
B.C. municipal elections are to be held on Oct. 15. UBC experts are available to comment on various municipal election issues.
Oct 5, 2022
UBC celebrates groundbreaking for new student recreation centre
Today UBC celebrates groundbreaking for construction of the new Student Recreation Centre North.
Oct 4, 2022
Event: Intergenerational March to commemorate Orange Shirt Day
An intergenerational march to commemorate Orange Shirt Day will start at the Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre (IRSHDC) on Friday, September 30.
Sep 29, 2022
UBC experts and events on Orange Shirt Day
September 30 is both Orange Shirt Day and the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.
Sep 27, 2022
UBC experts on new census data
Statistics Canada has released 2021 census data on housing and Indigenous peoples across Canada. UBC experts are available to comment.
Sep 21, 2022
A conversation with journalist and student Anastasiia Lapatina
Anastasiia Lapatina is a fourth-year UBC political science student and national reporter for The Kyiv Independent who has spent much of 2022 covering the war in Ukraine.
Sep 20, 2022