Twenty five ways to increase your chances at publication

Inside Higher Ed Wed May 15 2019 By: Laura Moss

Inside Higher Ed published an article by Laura Moss, a professor of English at UBC, about how to get published. Several UBC academics were quoted in the article.

Who burned Notre Dame? Brussels goes after fake news as EU election nears

Reuters Thu May 16 2019 By: Robin Emmott, Alissa de Carbonnel and Conor Humphries

Reuters quoted Heidi Tworek, a expert on information warfare at UBC, in an article about fake news. The article also appeared on The Globe and Mail, Yahoo, The Hindu and Indian Express.

The US-China trade war

CPAC Tue May 14 2019

Yves Tiberghien, a professor of political science at UBC, was interviewed on CPAC about the US-China trade war, what is at stake, and the impact for Canada. The interview starts at 17.35.

How to fight online hate, and protect free speech

The Tyee Mon May 13 2019 By: Zak Vescera

The Tyee spoke to Chris Tenove, a postgraduate researcher at UBC’s department of political science, and Heidi Tworek, a professor in the department of history, for an article on free speech and online hate.

Beijing is counting on its massive Belt and Road Initiative. But are Chinese firms on board?

Washington Post Tue May 14 2019 By: Xiaojun Li and Ka Zeng

The Washington Post published an op-ed co-written by Xiaojun Li, a professor of political science at UBC, about China’s second Belt and Road Forum.

‘Immigration lifts economy, but not wages.’ And 9 more lessons from economists

Vancouver Sun Thu May 9 2019 By: Douglas Todd

The Vancouver Sun quoted David Green, a professor at UBC’s school of economics, in an article about immigration and the economy. The piece also appeared in the Edmonton Journal.

‘Smart Drugs’ features experiment among those fuelled by need to succeed

Canadian Press Thu May 9 2019 By: Camille Bains

The Canadian Press spoke to two UBC psychology professors about the use of “smart drugs.” Stan Floresco is an expert on the effects of drugs on mental disorders and Peter Reiner is a neuroethicist. The article appeared in the National PostAlaska Highway NewsThe Star, City NewsVancouver CourierMSNTimes Colonist and other outlets.

How can we fix the motherhood-penalty problem?

The Star Thu May 9 2019 By: Heather Scoffield

The Star mentioned Sylvia Fuller, a professor of sociology at UBC, in an article about women’s loss of earnings after having children.

Loot boxes should be banned, says US senator

BBC Thu May 9 2019

The BBC quoted Gabriel Brooks, a PhD student at UBC, about his research into the link between addictive gambling behaviour and loot boxes.

Dora Ng just wanted to dance like a lion

The Tyee Thu May 9 2019 By: Emma Renaerts

Josephine Chiu-Duke, professor of Chinese history at UBC, was quoted in an article in The Tyee about Chinese lion dancers.

Huawei executive gets new bail term: staying in a $16 million home

New York Times Wed May 8 2019 By: Dan Bilefsky

Wenran Jiang, a senior fellow at the institute of Asian research at UBC, commented to the New York Times about relations between Canada, China and the U.S. for a story about Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou.

Paul Evans, a professor at UBC’s school of public policy and global affairs, also spoke to Reuters about Meng’s intention to seek a stay of extradition. Articles appeared on CNBC, Business Insider, Asia One, Yahoo, and other outlets.

Mike Pompeo rejects Canada’s claims to Northwest Passage as ‘illegitimate’

The Guardian Tue May 7 2019 By: Leyland Cecco

The Guardian quoted Michael Byers, a political science professor and Canada Research Chair in global politics and international law, in an article about U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s remarks about the Northwest Passage. Byers was also mentioned in a separate article in The Star.

American students have changed their majors

Bloomberg Mon May 6 2019 By: Justin Fox

Bloomberg cited research by Heidi Tworek, a professor of history at UBC, which looked at subjects women were studying at college.

B.C. couple recalls being wrongly imprisoned in China: ‘Hopelessness and hope, they battle within you’

Vancouver Sun Fri May 3 2019 By: Lori Culbert

Yves Tiberghien, a UBC political science professor and executive director of the UBC China Council, commented to the Vancouver Sun about detentions of Canadians in China. The article also appeared in The Province, Calgary Herald and Edmonton Journal.

Cosmos, quantum and consciousness: Is science doomed to leave some questions unanswered?

Scientific American Wed May 1 2019 By: Dan Falk

Scientific American cited an essay co-written by Evan Thompson, a professor at UBC’s department of philosophy, in an article about whether science can solve mysteries of the universe and consciousness.