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Prof. Nathan Lauster in CBC News talking about why the focus on foreign buyers as drivers of housing problems is problematic

Prof. Lindsey Richardson in The Conversation talking about addressing socio-economic drivers of overdose risk alongside acute overdose response: “How to stop overdoses? Prevent them to begin with.”

Prof. Nathan Lauster in Metro News talking about foreign ownership and speculation in housing

Sociology PhD Candidate Zachary Hyde in the Vancouver Courier talking about the ‘symbolic cannibalism’ of local commercial developments

Undergraduate student Andy Holmes interviewed by Daily Xtra regarding his research about police in Vancouver’s Pride parade: “Vancouver Pride stands firm in decision to support marginalized LGBT people and ban uniformed police.”

Prof. Anne Martin-Matthews appointed Officer of the Order of Canada! The Order of Canada is one of the country’s highest civilian honours. Prof. Martin-Matthews was appointed in recognition of her extensive research contributions to the field of gerontology, notably in implementing the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging.

Prof. Nathan Lauster in the Vancouver Sun talking about the latest data on resident and non-resident owners of dwellings in Vancouver and across Canada

Prof. Yue Qian interviewed by People Magazine (China) talking about gender inequality in China (in Chinese)

UBC Public Sociologists: Grad Students David Champagne, Kate Dalrymple, and Biao Zheng Publish Op-eds Students in Amin Ghaziani’s Qualitative Data Analysis and Professional Writing Seminar respond to the call for a more public sociology by translating—and publishing—the findings of their course-related research in prominent media outlets, including: David Champagne thinks about green city policies in Canada. Kate Dalrymple explores how women make decisions about birth control. Biao Zheng investigates […]