How extreme weather affects attitudes towards climate change
From a heat wave down under to a cold snap in North America, UBC’s Simon Donner on extreme weather.
Jan 16, 2014
UBC experts on Sochi Games
UBC experts are available to comment on the Sochi Winter Games, from security to sports psychology.
Jan 1, 2014
UBC experts on SCC’s landmark ruling on anti-prostitution laws
The Supreme Court of Canada will announce its decision in Bedford v. Canada today. UBC experts, some of whom are involved in the case, are available to comment.
Dec 19, 2013
UBC experts for comment on federal report about Enbridge Northern Gateway
The federal review panel released its environmental report and recommendations about the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline and UBC experts are available to comment.
Dec 19, 2013
Experts on trains and rail transportation
UBC researchers are available to talk about issues related to rail transportation including safety, logistics, and engineering.
Dec 6, 2013
Expert on Thailand’s crisis
With the violence in Thailand on pause for the country’s largest national holiday – King Bhumibol Adulyadej’s birthday – a UBC expert is available for commentary on the political crisis and holiday celebrations by the global Thai community on Dec. 5.
Dec 4, 2013
UBC experts on Typhoon Haiyan
UBC researchers are available to talk about Typhoon Haiyan and its impact on the Philippines, including its cause, the response and the ongoing relief efforts.
Nov 13, 2013
UBC experts for EU trade deal analysis
UBC experts are available to comment on the tentative EU-Canada trade agreement and its expected economic and societal impacts.
Oct 17, 2013
UBC experts for Canada’s Throne Speech
UBC experts are available to comment on politics and policy related to the federal government’s 2013 Throne Speech.
Oct 16, 2013
UBC experts available to comment on “right-to-die”
UBC experts are available to provide media commentary on the topics of physician-assisted suicide and “the right to die.”
Oct 10, 2013
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
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
UBC experts on Indian residential schools and Truth and Reconciliation
UBC experts are available to comment on the history, legacy and impact of Canada’s Indian residential school system and the upcoming Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s National Event in […]
Sep 17, 2013
Back to school media experts and story ideas
UBC News launches its back-to school media resources web section today, beginning with the comprehensive list of K-12 and post-secondary experts below on topics that range from cyberbullying and child […]
Aug 12, 2013
UBC experts for back-to-school stories
Here is a list of UBC experts available to comment on kindergarten to Grade 12 and post-secondary education issues.
Aug 12, 2013
UBC experts on Canada’s National Household Survey
UBC experts are available to comment on National Household Survey findings on labour, education and transportation, which Statistics Canada will release on Wednesday, June 26.
Jun 24, 2013