ARTS RESEARCH IN THE NEWS

Here’s how people in Vancouver dressed for an unseasonably cold and snowy week
Ignacio Adriasola, an art history professor at UBC, was featured in an article about cold weather clothing.
CBC

Former envoys urge creation of a federal registry to keep track of work for foreign entities
Wenran Jiang, an adjunct professor at UBC's school of public policy and global affairs, gave comments about a federal registry for foreign entities.
Globe and Mail (subscription)

Huawei exec’s extradition hearing begins in Canada
Wenran Jiang, a senior fellow at the Institute of Asian Research at UBC, and political science professor Yves Tiberghien were interviewed about Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou's extradition hearing.
Jiang: New York Times (subscription)
Tiberghien: CTV

New U.S.-China ‘Phase 1’ trade deal could be boon or bane for Canadian, B.C. exports
Yves Tiberghien, a political science professor at UBC and director emeritus at the Institute of Asian Research, spoke about the risk of a China-U.S. decoupling and "Phase 1" of a trade deal between Washington and Beijing.
Business in Vancouver

Political consequences: Here’s what the Trans Mountain pipeline fight has meant for Trudeau, Kenney and Horgan
The Star quoted George Hoberg, a political science professor at UBC, about the legal challenge brought forward by Indigenous groups to put an end to the Trans Mountain pipeline.
The Star

Unknown territory
M.V. Ramana, a professor and Simons Chair in disarmament, global and human security at UBC, was quoted about cyber-attacks on a nuclear power plant in India's Tamil Nadu state.
Millennium Post

Royal couple’s potential move to B.C. mimics migration trends
Vancouver Sun mentioned UBC geographer David Ley's book that examined the migration career of wealthy migrants.
Vancouver Sun

Baby Archie may sound more like Joe Canada than Prince Charles if Royal Family moves
CBC As It Happens interviewed Stefan Dollinger, a sociolinguistics professor at UBC, about accent royal baby Archie's may develop in the future.
CBC As It Happens

Impeachment ritual begins, perplexing Canadians more attuned to Parliament
UBC political science professor Gerald Baier spoke about Canada's angle and system on impeachment.
The Canadian Press via National PostTimes ColonistVancouver CourierVancouver is Awesome

Will royal baby Archie grow up with a Canadian accent? And other questions about Harry and Meghan’s big move
Stefan Dollinger, a sociolinguistics professor at UBC, and Alfred Hermida, a professor at the UBC school of journalism, gave comments about accent royal baby Archie's may develop in the future.
The Star (subscription)

Toronto-based fact-checking site tries to loosen Iranian regime’s grip on the truth
Saranaz Barforoush, a lecturer at the UBC school of journalism, spoke to CBC about fact-checking services and security concerns.
CBCYahoo

‘They are erasing our history’: Indigenous sites buried under Coastal GasLink pipeline infrastructure
The Narwhal featured an investigative study by UBC archaeology postdoctoral fellow Chelsey Geralda Armstrong, that looked at the impact of the Coastal GasLink pipeline on archaeological sites.
Narwhal

Xi Jinping, Winnie the Pooh and the Canadian origins of the bear that’s banned in China
Florian Gassner, who specializes in the role of censorship in society, says the target of China's Winnie the Pooh ban is internal, not external.
South China Morning Post

2019 Newsmaker of the Year: Greta Thunberg put climate change on the front page
David Tindall, a UBC sociologist who studies social movements, was interviewed about the climate emergency movement.
Business in Vancouver

Year in review: Trans Mountain expansion gets green light, again
UBC political science professor Richard Johnston spoke to Business in Vancouver about the impact of First Nations groups seeking equity stakes in the pipeline project.
BIV via Vancouver CourierNorth Shore NewsBurnaby NowTri-City NewsTimes Colonist