A Conversation with Nora Angeles: Anti-Asian Racism and Community-Based Response

UBC President Santa Ono recently published a statement regarding the profound effect of rising racism and hostilities towards Asian communities; particularly about how “statements are not enough”. Also in light of these issues, our own Associate Professor Nora Angeles gladly had a conversation among colleagues, and agreed to share it here.

APSC Recognizes Nora Angeles with Dean's Service Award

SCARP is proud to say that our very own Professor Nora Angeles is a recipient of the 2021 Faculty of Applied Science Dean's Service Award. 

The Award for Excellence in Service recognizes faculty who, through leadership, service, and administrative activates, make substantial positive high-impact contributions to their Departments, Schools and the Faculty as a whole. It is through these efforts that the Faculty of Applied Science provide students with the highest quality educational experience.

Assistant Professor Julia Harten receives 2021 Henry Reining Award

Our very own Julia Harten, Assistant Professor here at SCARP, has received the Henry Reining Award from the University of Southern California's Sol Price School of Public Policy. 

This annual award recognizes the best dissertation written in public policy and management. Julia was recognized by the Reining award for her dissertation, "Crowded with Potential: Housing and Social Mobility Strategies Among China’s Educated Migrants".

UBC Canada Research Chairs Appointed (New) - Martino Tran




In its 20th year, the Canada Research Chairs Program continues to provide opportunities for researchers to excel in their fields, and build teams of experts at Canadian institutions. In spring 2020, the first of two cycles of fudning to be announced this year, the Government of Canada invested $140 million towards 182 new and renewed Canada Research Chairs including six new and renewed chairs at UBC: