A greener playing field
A conference at UBC will explore how sports promote environmental and social sustainability
Sep 26, 2013 - by Heather Amos
UBC experts and stories for 2012 London Olympic Games
As many as 28 people from UBC will participate in the 2012 London Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games, including up to 16 Olympians and 12 coaches, physicians, and support staff. With the one-month mark to the Games approaching, below is a list of UBC experts and story ideas for the 2012 Summer Games in London.
Jun 22, 2012
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
New UBC centre will use 2010 experience to help maximize sustainable benefits from sport
The University of British Columbia has launched a centre that will help future host regions learn from Canada’s experience hosting the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.
Feb 19, 2010
Nationalism – are the Games giving us permission to be loud, proud and Canadian?
UBC has a number of experts ready to comment on the phenomena of “strategic nationalism” – where hockey fever can induce patriotism – the lightning quick mood changes within social media and the different faces of pride, from authentic to hubristic.
Feb 18, 2010