Why Canada needs healthy prisons
Canada going wrong direction on prison health, UBC physician says.
Feb 18, 2014
UBC law prof Robert Paterson is a pioneer in the study of art law in Canada.
Jan 20, 2014 - by Corey Allen
UBC experts available to comment on “right-to-die”
UBC experts are available to provide media commentary on the topics of physician-assisted suicide and “the right to die.”
Oct 10, 2013
UBC experts available to comment on Enbridge, Keystone and Kinder Morgan pipeline debates
UBC researchers can provide expert commentary on three proposed pipeline projects that would carry Alberta bitumen to U.S. and foreign markets. Next week the Joint Review Panel of the National Energy Board re-opens hearings for the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline.
Dec 7, 2012
UBC experts for comment on NHL lockout
As the National Hockey League lockout enters mediation, UBC experts are available to comment on the stalemate, the economic impacts and the eventual deal.
Nov 26, 2012
UBC Law receives $2M gift: Second largest donation to UBC Law by an individual
In memory of their late husband and father, Franklin Lew, Joan and Derek Lew have made a $2 million gift to the Faculty of Law at UBC.
Sep 28, 2012
UBC student wins Paralympic bronze
Josh Vander Vies, a UBC law student, has won a bronze medal in the 2012 London Paralympic Games.
Sep 5, 2012
When organizational culture hinders human rights
Prof. Galit Sarfaty studies why some organizations devoted to good causes sometimes drop the ball on human rights.
Aug 23, 2012 - by Basil Waugh
Conference brings Joss Whedon (Buffy, Avengers, X-men) scholars to UBC
With the recent release of Cabin in the Woods, The Avengers and the upcoming Much Ado about Nothing, many entertainment industry watchers are calling this the summer of Joss Whedon – the critically acclaimed writer, director and producer best known for creating the TV series Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
Jul 5, 2012
UBC immigration law expert available to comment on refugee act amendments
A UBC expert will be available to comment on expected amendments to Canada’s Balanced Refugee Reform Act – likely announced tomorrow – which may have significant implications for refugee claimants […]
Feb 15, 2012
New UBC law building opens following Canada’s largest law school donor campaign
Today, UBC opened the country’s first new purpose-built university law school building in 30 years, a $56-million facility made possible by the largest private fundraising effort for a Canadian law school building.
Sep 23, 2011
TIP SHEET: Post-riot insights and reflections
The University of British Columbia has experts who are available to comment on the post-game riots in downtown Vancouver.
Jun 16, 2011
Terrorism and Canada’s refugee system
Catherine Dauvergne says fears that Canada’s refugee system is a back door for terrorists are grossly exaggerated
Jun 2, 2011 - by By Basil Waugh