February 4, 2015
The Supreme Court ruled Friday on a B.C. assisted suicide case. UBC experts are available to comment on the decision.
October 21, 2014
Faculty experts are available to comment on municipal election issues in advance of the Nov. 15 elections across B.C.
Media Release | November 5, 2012
On Nov. 8 – just days after the U.S. election – China will hold its 18th National Party Congress, a week of high-level meetings that will culminate with new leadership for the superpower. UBC Asia scholars are available to preview the event and discuss its outcomes.
October 4, 2012 - by Basil Waugh
Political scientists Richard Johnston and Paul Quirk help us understand the final weeks of the U.S. election
September 18, 2012
On Sept. 19, Statistics Canada will release their 2011 census report, which describes how families and living arrangements have changed in Canada over the last decade. UBC experts are available to comment on the report, which will be available at www.statcan.gc.ca at 8:30 a.m. EST.
August 8, 2012
UBC experts are available to comment on kindergarten to Grade 12 and post-secondary education issues.
June 22, 2012
As many as 28 people from UBC will participate in the 2012 London Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games, including up to 16 Olympians and 12 coaches, physicians, and support staff. With the one-month mark to the Games approaching, below is a list of UBC experts and story ideas for the 2012 Summer Games in London.
January 19, 2012
Chinese New Year falls on Monday, January 23 and will mark the beginning of the Year of the Dragon. UBC experts are available to comment on its cultural and social significance and the astronomical origins of the New Year. UBC will also host a number of New Year celebrations on campus.
Media Release | November 25, 2011
UBC experts are available to speak about the 17th United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP17/CMP7) in Durban, South Africa, beginning Nov. 28.
Global leaders in business and sustainability to join 400 students to tackle ‘unsolvable’ energy problems
Media Release | June 8, 2011
Media are invited to attend the International Student Energy Summit, where world energy scholars, business leaders, government and 400 students from 35 countries will gather to explore practical solutions for a more sustainable planet.
Media Release | May 2, 2011
Media are invited to attend a UBC panel discussion of Canada’s federal election results on Tuesday, May 3 (10 a.m.), the morning after the election.
Media Release | March 4, 2011
UBC experts are available to comment on the historic popular revolts in Libya, Egypt and Tunisia and their implications for North Africa, the Middle East and beyond.
Media Release | November 3, 2010
UBC experts are available to offer a variety of perspectives on today’s resignation of B.C. Premier Gordon Campbell.
Media Release | October 27, 2010
UBC experts on US politics and media are available to comment on US mid-term elections (Nov. 2) and major public rallies by political satirists Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert (Oct. 30).