Posts Tagged ‘security’

Unemployed Americans face greater risk of mortality: UBC study

Jun. 28, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Employment policy is also health policy according to a University of British Columbia study that found that workers experienced higher mortality rates if they didn’t have access to social protections like employment insurance and unemployment benefits.

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Taking the Earth’s pulse: UBC scientists unveil a new economic and environmental index

Feb. 20, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release | Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

A growing world population, mixed with the threat of climate change and mounting financial problems, has prompted University of British Columbia researchers to measure the overall ‘health’ of 150 countries around the world.

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UBC experts available to speak about North Korean leader Kim Jong-il

Dec. 19, 2011 | Filed under: Media Advisory, News Feed | Tags: , , , ,

With the news of North Korean leader Kim Jong-il’s death, UBC experts are available to comment on the implications for North Korea, regional security issues and international relations.

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