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Will there be any good jobs in tomorrow’s workplace?
A UBC economist explores the dramatic loss of skilled jobs in the U.S. economy.
Feb 15, 2014
Valentine’s Day survival 101
Valentine’s Day expectations can be a recipe for disaster, says a UBC psychologist who specializes in human sexuality.
Feb 12, 2014
Hollywood hitmaker returns to UBC
Fox TV screenwriter and UBC alumnus Hart Hanson on screenwriting south of the border.
Feb 4, 2014
How Stalin paved way for Sochi Games
UBC’s Anne Gorsuch details the troubled history of the seaside town of Sochi, a paradoxical place of healing and excess.
Feb 3, 2014
From bomb threats to cyber attacks, UBC expert assesses Sochi’s complex threat environment.
Jan 29, 2014
Gambling research pioneer to lead new centre at UBC
Leading gambling psychologist Luke Clark will serve as inaugural director of the Centre for Gambling Research at UBC.
Jan 28, 2014
Decoding the thirst for victory
From Sochi to the Super Bowl, a UBC sociologist explores our global obsession with winning.
Jan 27, 2014
Asia in 2014: A Year for the History Books
Asia in 2014: A Year for the History Books UBC’s Yves Tiberghien looks ahead to a year of important milestones and trends in Asia. Read more…
Jan 21, 2014
A UBC prof looks at what the Sochi Games say about Russia’s past and its future.
Jan 20, 2014
The power of the crowd
In the age of Kickstarter, tech-savvy scientists explore new ways to engage the public in their research.
Jan 16, 2014 - by Basil Waugh
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
How Martin Luther King Jr. ‘let freedom ring’
Ahead of Martin Luther King Jr. Day in the U.S., UBC English Prof. Ian Hill reflects on MLK Jr.’s historic “I Have A Dream” speech.
Jan 16, 2014
Two UBC professors have joined forces for a new course that challenges students to ask big questions about nuclear weapons.
Jan 15, 2014
North Korea’s strange hoop dreams
A UBC Prof. looks at Dennis Rodman’s tour of North Korea and what it says about the country’s politics and its love of basketball.
Jan 9, 2014
$1.8M boost for cutting edge research from CFI
Eighteen UBC projects have received more than $1.8 million in combined funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation’s John R. Evans Leaders Fund.
Jan 8, 2014
Vancouver School of Theology sells Iona Building to UBC
The Vancouver School of Theology and the University of British Columbia announced today that UBC will purchase from VST the 1927 stone-faced Iona Building.
Jan 7, 2014
Members of UBC community named to the Order of Canada
Nancy Hermiston, Sherrill Grace, and James Kimmins are among members of the UBC community who have been appointed to the Order of Canada.
Jan 2, 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
Five big newsmakers of 2013
UBC History Professor Tina Loo takes a look back at the stories of 2013 that changed us.
Dec 27, 2013
Lessons from Walter Mitty: when is daydreaming a good thing?
As the remake of The Secret Life of Walter Mitty is about to debut on Christmas Day, a UBC researcher talks about how daydreaming can be good for your brain.
Dec 19, 2013