Liu Institute for Global Issues
UBC experts on French election
France goes to the polls Sunday for the second and final round of the presidential election. UBC experts are available to comment.
May 5, 2017
Lind Initiative talks explore drama of the 2016 U.S. election
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.
Sep 12, 2016
Drought, heat take toll on global crops
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.
Jan 6, 2016
‘The status quo isn’t good enough’: UBC launches Master of Public Policy and Global Affairs
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.
Sep 9, 2015
Satellite mapping reveals agricultural slowdown in Latin America: UBC study
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.
May 13, 2015
Indira Samarasekera welcomed back to UBC
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.
Oct 24, 2014