Mar 29, 2022
Professor Efrat Arbel Awarded Prestigious UBC Killam Accelerator Research Fellowship
UBC announced today that Professor Efrat Arbel has been awarded a UBC Killam Accelerator Research Fellowship. Professor Arbel will launch a two-year research study analyzing the inner workings of Canadian immigration detention.
Jan 25, 2022
Bringing welcome change to sexual harassment law
Canadians who bring forward sexual harassment complaints face an undue burden over other discrimination complainants, says Allard Law professor Bethany Hastie.
Dec 21, 2021
New $1.8M federal grant supports data-driven approach to solving Canada’s housing crisis
A new grant from the federal government will support a cross-Canada team in creating easy-to-use, equity-focused tools for diagnosing Canada’s housing needs and identifying the best land for affordable housing. We spoke with Allard Law professor Alexandra Flynn about the project.
Dec 13, 2021
The year the climate emergency came to British Columbia
This past year saw the end of the longest provincial state of emergency in the province’s history. If 2021 has been the year the climate emergency arrived in British Columbia, then 2022 must be the year in which British Columbia picks up the tools best suited to the task of responding, writes Allard Law professor Jocelyn Stacey.
Nov 30, 2021
Shedding light on how Canadian Mining conflicts shape governance in Southern Africa
Through her latest SSHRC-funded research project, Dr. Sara Ghebremusse is undertaking a review of two Canadian mining companies and the conflicts involving them.
Sep 7, 2021
Professor Isabel Grant elected to the Royal Society of Canada
We’re delighted to announce that Professor Isabel Grant has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. The fellowship comprises over 2000 Canadian scholars, artists, and scientists, peer-elected as the best in their field.