UBC ranks among the top 40 universities in the world and Sociology has an award-winning record, including 2017 Killam Teaching Awards: for Prof. Catherine Corrigall-Brown, Ph.D Candidate Nicole Malette, and Prof. Silvia Bartolic.
UBC Sociology is a research powerhouse by any measure. Professor Lindsey Richardson is examining how changes to income assistance programs might reduce drug use and drug related harms like overdose that spike every month around “cheque day” in Vancouver and BC.
UBC Sociology is a research powerhouse by any measure, with Profs. Amin Ghaziani and Beth Hirsh appointed as Canada Research Chairs, and Profs. Wendy Roth and Rima Wilkes winning recent Killam Research Awards.
Prof. Rima Wilkes in Science Magazine:
talking about what career items are on her holiday wish list. Wilkes hopes that “everyone could have that exciting ‘aha’ feeling of discovery that, in my opinion, is the most wonderful part of our job.”
Prof. Nathan Lauster sees his shadow on National Housing Day
Discussing new national policy and right to housing in The Tyee and new City of Vancouver housing policy in The Vancouver Sun. See also his earlier commentary on “The Housing Supply Myth” in The Globe & Mail and a follow-up piece in Vancouver’s Metro News.