Experts comment on B.C. assisted suicide decision
The Supreme Court ruled Friday on a B.C. assisted suicide case. UBC experts are available to comment on the decision.
Feb 4, 2015
Experts to comment on municipal elections
Faculty experts are available to comment on municipal election issues in advance of the Nov. 15 elections across B.C.
Oct 21, 2014
UBC experts comment on China’s leadership changes
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.
Nov 5, 2012
Who is better for Canada: Obama or Romney?
Political scientists Richard Johnston and Paul Quirk help us understand the final weeks of the U.S. election
Oct 4, 2012 - by Basil Waugh
UBC experts for Statistics Canada census on Canadian families and living arrangements
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.
Sep 18, 2012
UBC education experts for back-to-school stories
UBC experts are available to comment on kindergarten to Grade 12 and post-secondary education issues.
Aug 8, 2012
UBC experts and stories for 2012 London Olympic Games
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.
Jun 22, 2012
Year of the Dragon: Chinese New Year experts and events at UBC
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.
Jan 19, 2012
UBC experts available to comment on UN climate change conference
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.
Nov 25, 2011
Global leaders in business and sustainability to join 400 students to tackle ‘unsolvable’ energy problems
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.
Jun 8, 2011
UBC experts panel on Canada’s election results
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.
May 2, 2011
UBC experts available to comment on uprisings in North Africa
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.
Mar 4, 2011
UBC experts available to comment on resignation of B.C. Premier Gordon Campbell
UBC experts are available to offer a variety of perspectives on today’s resignation of B.C. Premier Gordon Campbell.
Nov 3, 2010