Liu Institute for Global Issues
May 5, 2017
France goes to the polls Sunday for the second and final round of the presidential election. UBC experts are available to comment.
September 12, 2016
High profile speakers come together for the Fall 2016 series of the Lind Initiative in U.S. Studies to spark a national conversation around U.S. election issues, from hyper conservativism to widening rifts in the two major American political parties.
Media Release | January 6, 2016
Drought and extreme heat slashed global cereal harvests between 1964 and 2007 – and the impact of these weather disasters was greatest in North America, Europe and Australasia, according to a new study published in Nature led by UBC and McGill University researchers.
September 9, 2015
A new professional program at UBC will train students to address the pressing issues of the 21st century, including human rights, climate change, poverty, security and risk.
Media Release | May 13, 2015
For the first time, satellite mapping of Latin America shows that the continent’s agricultural expansion has waned in the wake of the global economic downturn, according to UBC research.
Media Release | October 24, 2014
Professor Indira Samarasekera, accomplished engineering scholar and current president of the University of Alberta, will join UBC’s Liu Institute for Global Issues as a Distinguished Fellow.
Media Release | September 9, 2014
A prospective “green revolution” in Africa could boost land use and carbon emissions globally, according to a study co-authored by a UBC researcher.