When a virus is the cause, racism is often the symptom
A virus is a virus, but humans have a long history of turning their fear of disease into unwarranted panic about people and places.
Feb 25, 2020
UBC experts roundtable on federal election
UBC political science experts will be available to media in-person and via teleconference to share their insights on the Canadian federal election result.
Oct 18, 2019
Big data project to investigate online abuse of candidates during federal election
With a federal election approaching, Canadians are bracing for an uptick in political chatter on social media. So are university researchers from around the world.
Sep 18, 2019
Building a made-in-Canada solution to harmful online hate
Heidi Tworek, assistant professor in international history at UBC, was interviewed on CBC‘s Spark about a report she co-authored. The report is aimed at helping the government find ways to […]
Nov 19, 2018
100 years after WWI, there is still much to learn: UBC professor
UBC assistant history professor Heidi Tworek was quoted in a News 1130 article about the First World War. Tworek said there is still a lot to learn about that period […]
Nov 13, 2018