Posts Tagged ‘experts’

UBC experts comment on China’s leadership changes

Nov. 5, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

On Nov. 8 – just days after the U.S. election – China will hold its 18th National Party Congress, a week of high-level meetings that will culminate with new leadership for the superpower. UBC Asia scholars are available to preview the event and discuss its outcomes.

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Who is better for Canada: Obama or Romney?

Who is better for Canada: Obama or Romney?

Oct. 4, 2012 | Filed under: UBC Reports Stories | Tags: , , , , ,

Political scientists Richard Johnston and Paul Quirk help us understand the final weeks of the U.S. election

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UBC experts for Statistics Canada census on Canadian families and living arrangements

Sep. 18, 2012 | Filed under: Hot Topics, Media Advisory, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , , , ,

On Sept. 19, Statistics Canada will release their 2011 census report, which describes how families and living arrangements have changed in Canada over the last decade. UBC experts are available to comment on the report, which will be available at www.statcan.gc.ca at 8:30 a.m. EST.

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UBC education experts for back-to-school stories

Aug. 8, 2012 | Filed under: Hot Topics, Media Advisory, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

UBC experts are available to comment on kindergarten to Grade 12 and post-secondary education issues.

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UBC Olympic send-off event. Photo by: Don Erhardt

UBC experts and stories for 2012 London Olympic Games

Jun. 22, 2012 | Filed under: Hot Topics, Media Advisory, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

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.

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Year of the Dragon: Chinese New Year experts and events at UBC

Jan. 19, 2012 | Filed under: Hot Topics, Media Advisory, News Feed | Tags: , , , ,

Chinese New Year falls on Monday, January 23 and will mark the beginning of the Year of the Dragon. UBC experts are available to comment on its cultural and social significance and the astronomical origins of the New Year. UBC will also host a number of New Year celebrations on campus.

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Frank Tester trains Inuit youth in documentary filmmaking skills, part of the Nanisiniq Project

UBC experts available to comment on UN climate change conference

Nov. 25, 2011 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

UBC experts are available to speak about the 17th United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP17/CMP7) in Durban, South Africa, beginning Nov. 28.

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Global leaders in business and sustainability to join 400 students to tackle ‘unsolvable’ energy problems

Jun. 8, 2011 | Filed under: Media Advisory, Media Release, News Feed, Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Media are invited to attend the International Student Energy Summit, where world energy scholars, business leaders, government and 400 students from 35 countries will gather to explore practical solutions for a more sustainable planet.

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UBC experts panel on Canada’s election results

May. 2, 2011 | Filed under: Media Advisory, Media Release, News Feed, News Tip | Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

Media are invited to attend a UBC panel discussion of Canada’s federal election results on Tuesday, May 3 (10 a.m.), the morning after the election.

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UBC experts available to comment on uprisings in North Africa

Mar. 4, 2011 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

UBC experts are available to comment on the historic popular revolts in Libya, Egypt and Tunisia and their implications for North Africa, the Middle East and beyond.

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