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
Big Gods: How religion transformed cooperation and conflict
A new book by UBC Psychology Professor Ara Norenzayan Big Gods asks big questions about spirituality.
Sep 16, 2013
The growing gap between rich and poor
Education inequality is a driving factor for income inequality, says Thomas Lemieux of UBC’s Vancouver School of Economics.
Sep 11, 2013
The legacy of 9/11
UBC’s Derek Gregory discusses how the world has changed since the attacks of September 11, 2001.
Sep 10, 2013
How private tutoring has become big business
UBC Prof. Julian Dierkes says the massive growth of private tutoring raises questions for parents, students and policy makers.
Sep 4, 2013
Facts and fiction about student sexual health
From 2013: Dr. Patricia Mirwaldt, Director, UBC Student Health Services, on what students should think about when it comes their sexual health.
Aug 29, 2013
How Verizon could shake up Canada’s wireless market
UBC Sauder School of Business Prof. Thomas Ross talks about US telecom Verizon’s interest in moving north and what it could mean to the Canadian industry
Aug 28, 2013
How to battle bullying
From 2013: Shelley Hymel, a professor in Educational and Counselling Psychology and Special Education, discusses what can be done to curb school bullying.
Aug 26, 2013
Don’t break the piggy bank
From 2013: Darran Fernandez of UBC Enrolment Services on how to manage student finances in the most expensive city in Canada.
Aug 21, 2013
Healthy eating tips for back to school
From 2013: Tanya Leung, a dietitian and clinical instructor for UBC’s Food, Health and Nutrition program, offers advice on what foods will best help your child thrive at school.
Aug 19, 2013
What to expect from the latest StatsCan survey
On Sept. 11, Statistics Canada will be releasing new data from the National Household Survey on income and housing. UBC Prof. Paul Kershaw speaks about the issues related to the financial pressures facing young Canadians.
Aug 12, 2013
Back to school Q&A: Keys to first-year success
From 2013: The transition from high school to university can be difficult. Aneesa Shariff, a psychologist with UBC Counselling Services, offers advice for first-year students.
Aug 12, 2013
Q&A on sex work laws
Professor Becki Ross says decriminalizing the sex trade could lead to a safer industry governed by the workers themselves.
Aug 8, 2013
Q&A on bug bite protection
Prof. Murray Isman on natural ways to keep the bugs away during the dog days of summer.
Aug 2, 2013
Q&A on summer food safety with Siyun Wang
Keep your hot foods hot and your cold foods cold, says Siyun Wang, an assistant professor of food safety engineering.
Jul 31, 2013
How wildfires can do more good than harm
Lori Daniels explains how forest fires can contribute to landscape diversity.
Jul 29, 2013
Q&A on medical ethics
Prof. Anita Ho tackles complex ethical matters such as assisted suicide, in vitro fertilization and private healthcare.
Jul 23, 2013
Q&A on Loblaw’s acquisition of Shoppers Drug Mart
UBC Sauder School of Business Prof. Thomas Ross breaks down the $12.4-B merger between Canada’s largest grocer and pharmacy chain.
Jul 15, 2013
Q&A on the future of gold prices and the Canadian dollar
UBC Sauder School of Business prof. Werner Antweiler talks about the future of gold prices and the loonie.
Jul 10, 2013
Q&A on the UBC Grand Prix and the benefits of cycling
Sports medicine pioneer Dr. Jack Taunton talks about the UBC Grand Prix, which takes place on July 9, and his love of cycling.
Jul 5, 2013