UBC expert to host Reddit AMA on B.C.’s electoral reform referendum
A UBC expert in electoral systems will take to the online forum Reddit on Friday to answer voters’ questions regarding B.C’s referendum on electoral reform.
Nov 15, 2018
UBC to launch connected vehicle test bed
UBC researchers will unveil a test bed for connected vehicles on campus on Thursday, Nov. 15.
Nov 14, 2018
UBC experts on Remembrance Day
Remembrance Day commemorates members of the armed forces who died in the line of duty , as well as those who continue to serve Canada in times of war and peace.
Nov 8, 2018
UBC experts on speed limits and safety
The provincial government has rolled back speed limits on certain sections of B.C. highways. UBC experts are available to comment.
Nov 6, 2018
UBC experts on U.S. midterm elections
American voters head to the polls today for the midterm elections.
Nov 6, 2018
UBC to unveil innovative floor-cleaning robot developed by former students
UBC will unveil one of seven new robotic floor cleaners the university has procured for cleaning on campus.
Oct 25, 2018
UBC experts on USMCA and NAFTA 2.0
Canada has agreed to a new trilateral trade deal with U.S. and Mexico. UBC experts are available for comment.
Oct 2, 2018
UBC’s Pacific Museum of Earth welcomes ancient sea monster to building atrium
Come and see the Elasmosaurus—an ancient marine reptile with a neck so long and heavy it would barely have been able to raise its head above water.
Sep 19, 2018
UBC experts on back-to-school season
UBC experts are available to comment on various school-related topics as children and families begin another school year.
Sep 4, 2018
UBC experts on Trans Mountain pipeline decision
UBC experts are available to comment on today’s decision by the Federal Court of Appeal regarding the Trans Mountain pipeline.
Aug 30, 2018
UBC experts available to comment on wildfires and associated air quality
B.C. declared a state of emergency Wednesday due to the ongoing wildfire situation. The state of emergency will be in place for 14 days, and may be extended or rescinded as necessary. UBC experts are available to discuss the wildfire situation in B.C., associated poor air quality and health risks.
Aug 15, 2018
Students show off Star Wars-style rescue robots in competition at UBC
In a scene reminiscent of Star Wars, 16 student-designed robots will attempt to rescue the good guys—Ewoks and Chewbacca, represented by plush dolls—from the evil Empire stronghold.
Aug 8, 2018
UBC experts on Vancouver Pride
As Vancouver’s Pride Week celebration gets underway, UBC experts are available to comment on LGBTQ issues.
Aug 2, 2018
UBC experts on ride-hailing report
Ride-hailing services will not arrive in the province until the fall of 2019. UBC experts are available to comment: Garland Chow UBC Sauder School of Business Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Uber and taxi […]
Jul 19, 2018
UBC experts on U.S. policy of separating migrant families
U.S. President Donald Trump is defending his administration’s practice of separating families entering the U.S. illegally, despite growing protests and condemnation. UBC experts are available to comment.
Jun 19, 2018
UBC experts on Trinity Western law school decision
Experts from the Peter A. Allard School of Law at UBC are available to comment on the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision in the Trinity Western University law school case.
Jun 15, 2018
UBC experts on G7 summit
The annual summit of G7 leaders starts Friday in Charlevoix, Que. UBC experts are available for comment on a range of topics that could be discussed at the summit.
Jun 8, 2018
UBC expert on electoral reform
B.C. will likely hold a referendum in October asking voters if they would like to keep the current first-past-the-post voting system or move to a proportional representation voting system.
May 30, 2018
UBC experts on purchase of the Trans Mountain pipeline
UBC experts are available to comment on news that the federal government will buy the Trans Mountain pipeline from Kinder Morgan.
May 29, 2018
UBC researchers showcase work at #BCTECH Summit
University of B.C. researchers will be available today to discuss their projects on the Research Runway at the #BCTECH Summit.
May 16, 2018