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
BC Skills deficit looming in 2016: More jobs than qualified people unless post-secondary capacity expanded
A skills shortage will hit British Columbia in 2016 and continue to grow, unless immediate action is taken to improve access to all types of post-secondary education – university, college and trades.
Jan 29, 2013
UBC weighs affordable housing options
With housing prices skyrocketing in Vancouver, the University of British Columbia has released potential housing program options designed to help create more affordable housing on the Vancouver campus.
Mar 26, 2012 - by Basil Waugh
Stephen Toope and Neil Gross: O Canada
Recently a remarkable development took place in Canadian public life that has implications for American prosperity. Prime Minister Stephen Harper, leader of the Conservative Party, chose David Johnston, an academic, to be the nation’s next governor general.
Jul 26, 2010