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Recent media mentions

The Institute of Asian Research (IAR) in the media

Major B.C. earthquake could cost Canadian economy $127.5 billion: report

Metro | Nov 23, 2016 | Featuring: David Edgington

Japan’s lesson from earthquakes: Spend before the earth shakes

Vancouver Sun | Nov 23, 2016 | Featuring: Centre for Japanese Research

Finding a Rich Vein of Humor in China’s Past

The New York Times | Nov 16, 2016 | Featuring: Dr. Christopher Rea

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Recent announcements

Information and updates from the IAR

Goel Family Announces 2016 Nehru Recipient

25 Nov, 2016 Helina Jolly, the 2016 recipient of the Nehru Humanitarian Graduate Scholarship in Indian Studies, was honoured for her work at the annual Goel Family Charitable Foundation’s Jawaharlal Nehru Award Night. The Goel family has been supporting generations of students at UBC through this and seven other student awards. Congratulations Helina!   Read more >>

IAR Senior Fellow, Yuen Pau Woo, Appointed to the Senate

27 Oct, 2016 Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has named nine new, non-partisan senators, one of which is IAR’s very own Yuen Pau Woo. Yuen Pau Woo has served as the former president of the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada and is currently a senior fellow in public policy at the Institute of Asian Research at the University of […] Read more >>

Applications are now open for the Fall 2017 intake of UBC’s Master of Public Policy and Global Affairs (MPPGA) program

21 Oct, 2016 UBC’s MPPGA is a 20-month, full-time professional degree in global public policy offered at UBC Vancouver. Every September, we welcome a new class of students from various disciplines and countries around the world—all of whom share a passion for global change. The MPPGA curriculum combines classes with hands-on training and field work to build core policy skills […] Read more >>

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