Canadians wary of new technologies that allow employers to spy on staff
Emerging surveillance technologies designed to help employers monitor the productivity of staff are largely viewed by the public as unreasonable and intrusive, according to new UBC research. Resistance was especially high for those technologies that are difficult to connect directly to performance measurement.
Aug 5, 2020
Doug Ford’s health care ‘super agency’ is a solution in search of a problem
The Star published an op-ed by Carey Doberstein, a professor of political science at UBC, about the government’s plan to consolidate health care administration. The article also appeared on MSN.
Feb 27, 2019
Facts, not fear, should guide social housing policy, UBC expert says
CBC spoke to Carey Doberstein, assistant professor of political science at UBC’s Okanagan campus, about a proposed social housing complex in a residential area of Kelowna. “There’s a broad expectation of [residents] being heard, but a […]
Jan 18, 2019
Stories unite Canadians on homelessness action: UBC study
Surrey Now-Leader published an article about a new study that found people respond more charitably to homelessness if they hear personal stories. The research was carried out by Carey Doberstein, […]
Nov 30, 2018