The proposed introduction of ride-hailing in B.C. has been a controversial topic, with strong arguments from both taxi companies and ride-hailing services. We speak to UBC Professor Thomas Ross about the contentious issue.
Everyone loves a bargain, but new research from the UBC Sauder School of Business suggests some employees may be getting short-changed when it comes to how they’re perceived by consumers when their main goal is to save money and get the cheapest deal.
Whether it’s greenhouse gas emissions, collisions with wildlife or the introduction of invasive aquatic species, the environmental impacts of the maritime industry often go unseen. In this Q&A we speak with UBC Sauder’s Jane Lister about a new international research network spearheaded by the school, and how it will contribute to more sustainable maritime practices.
When the mercury drops and daylight hours dwindle, winter blues set in for many people. In this Q&A, Kin Lo explains the effect of SAD on financial analysts and why investors should consider the season when making investment decisions.
Waitlists for life-saving kidney transplants are long and every donated kidney is precious. That’s why patients on the waitlist are screened regularly to ensure their suitability for transplant. But is the screening process as effective as it could be? We speak to Professor Steven Shechter about how screening costs in B.C. could be reduced.
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