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UBC expert panel to explore US election

Mar. 1, 2012 | Filed under: Expert Profile, Media Advisory, Media Release, News Feed, News Tip | Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

A former White House staff member, the U.S. Consul general and University of British Columbia political science experts will discuss current and upcoming issues surrounding the upcoming U.S. election at a free public forum at Robson Square on Sunday, March 4.

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UBC immigration law expert available to comment on refugee act amendments

Feb. 15, 2012 | Filed under: Expert Profile, Hot Topics, Media Advisory, Media Release, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

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 seeking protection in this country. “Bill C-11 passed Parliament in 2010, but has not yet been implemented,” says UBC immigration law expert Catherine Dauvergne. “Changes [...]

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UBC experts available to comment on global economic issues raised at Davos

Jan. 23, 2012 | Filed under: Expert Profile, Hot Topics, Media Release, News Feed, News Tip | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

With the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, approaching (Jan. 25-29) and another year of uncertainty expected in global financial markets, UBC experts are available to comment on international and national economic issues.

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Kin Lo

Nov. 3, 2009 | Filed under: Expert Profile

UBC’s Kin Lo is an expert on Games finances and budgeting.

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Paul Cubbon

Nov. 3, 2009 | Filed under: Expert Profile

UBC’s Paul Cubbon is an expert on sports marketing, advertising and branding.

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Tsur Somerville

Nov. 3, 2009 | Filed under: Expert Profile

UBC’s Tsur Somerville is an expert on housing markets, real estate, affordability and urban economics.

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Jim Rupert

Nov. 3, 2009 | Filed under: Expert Profile

UBC’s Jim Rupert is an expert on doping and anti-doping efforts.

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Margo Fryer

Nov. 3, 2009 | Filed under: Expert Profile

UBC’s Margo Fryer is an expert on Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. She leads the UBC Learning Exchange, which will place as many as 1,000 UBC community service learners and volunteers in schools and non-profits around the Games.

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Michael Byers

Nov. 3, 2009 | Filed under: Expert Profile

UBC’s Michael Byers is an expert on Games security, international law, global politics, human rights and civil liberties.

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Michael Krausz

Nov. 3, 2009 | Filed under: Expert Profile

UBC’s Michael Krausz is an expert on mental illness and drug addiction in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside.

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