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Seeing the “God gap” in US politics through literature

October 1, 2018 - Ring

As lawmakers and social media companies scramble to find ways to stop the spread of fake news ahead of the US midterms, a UVic English professor is taking a close read of America’s political “God gap.” Chris Douglas’s research examines the rise of the Christian right in American politics and society since the 1970s through an often-overlooked medium—literature.

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Experts on BC Budget

February 19, 2018 - Expert advisory

Seven UVic experts are available to media for comment on the BC budget—to be revealed Feb. 20—with particular focus on housing, homelessness, poverty, health inequity, seniors care, family economics, childhood education and income assistance, as well as implications for tourism, entrepreneurship and business.

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Wildlife politics: a numbers game

January 24, 2018 - Ring

A new scholarly opinion paper by Chris Darimont and four other conservation scientists explores how wildlife population sizes, trends and associated policies reported by some governments lack supporting evidence. Darimont also recently published a related opinion letter in the journal Nature.

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