UBC experts roundtable on B.C. election
UBC political science experts will be available to media via a Zoom panel to share their insights after the B.C. provincial election.
Oct 23, 2020
UBC experts on disaster preparedness, Great BC Shakeout
British Columbia will hold the Great BC Shakeout today as part of efforts to prepare communities in the event of a big earthquake in the region.
Oct 15, 2020
UBC experts on 2020 B.C. provincial election
British Columbians will go to the polls to elect a new government on Oct. 24. UBC experts are available to comment on a variety of election issues.
Oct 13, 2020
Webinar: Growing up in a pandemic
Join UBC experts from the faculty of medicine to learn more about how changes due to the COVID-19 pandemic are impacting the brain, and how to help children and teens thrive during the pandemic.
Sep 30, 2020
Webinar: Global projections of potential lives saved from COVID-19 from using face masks
Most health authorities recommend wearing non-medical face masks in crowded spaces where physical distancing is not possible to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Sep 11, 2020
UBC experts on B.C. Supreme Court ruling against legalizing private health care
B.C. Supreme Court has ruled against legalizing private healthcare today following a landmark trial that lasted three-and-a-half years and involved more than 100 witnesses.
Sep 10, 2020
UBC experts on air quality and wildfires
Smoke from wildfires in the United States has started affecting air quality in southern B.C.
Sep 9, 2020
UBC experts on back-to-school season
UBC experts are available to comment on various education-related topics as children and families begin the school year under unusual circumstances.
Aug 25, 2020
UBC experts on wildfire season
Rising temperatures have increased the risk of wildfires across B.C.
Aug 18, 2020
UBC expert on federal ruling about Canada-U.S. Safe Third Country Agreement
The Federal Court ruled today that the Safe Third Country Agreement (STCA), which allows Canada to send certain refugee claimants back to the U.S., is unconstitutional because the U.S. is no longer a safe country for refugees.
Jul 22, 2020
Webinar: How community connection can reduce stress during COVID-19
Join UBC experts to hear more about how community connection can bring us hope and help us cope with stress during COVID-19.
Jun 19, 2020
UBC experts on seniors health
Monday, June 15 is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. UBC experts are available to comment.
Jun 12, 2020
UBC experts on civil unrest across the U.S.
UBC experts are available to comment on the civil unrest across the U.S. and the race issues behind it.
May 29, 2020
UBC experts available for comment on Huawei CFO extradition ruling
Earlier today, the B.C. Supreme Court has ruled that extradition proceedings against Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou will continue. UBC experts are available to comment.
May 27, 2020
Webinar: Climate action in the wake of COVID-19
Climate action was at the forefront of public consciousness recently—until COVID-19 pushed the global issue to the background.
May 26, 2020
UBC expert on basic income as a COVID-19 response
COVID-19 has created renewed interest in the idea of a basic income in Canada, but many questions exist about its feasibility, design, and implementation.
May 21, 2020
Webinar: COVID-19 drug trials and vaccine development
Scientists around the world are hard at work trying to find potential treatments and vaccines to protect against COVID-19.
May 19, 2020
UBC experts on flooding
Parts of Alberta and the B.C. Interior are starting to experience the impacts of flooding. UBC experts are available to comment.
Apr 29, 2020
Protecting the health of seniors during COVID-19
While public health experts recommend seniors stay home and protect themselves, concerns have also been raised about the potential negative effects of isolation. Join UBC experts who will address these issues and answer your questions.
Apr 29, 2020