In the media

  • False Creek South plan accelerates development debate

    THE GLOBE AND MAIL | Oct 20, 2021

    Patrick Condon, a professor at the school of architecture and landscape architecture at UBC's faculty of applied science, commented on the False Creek South development plan.  

  • The City’s False Promises about False Creek South

    THE TYEE | Oct 17, 2021

    Patrick Condon, James Taylor Chair in Landscape and Livable Environments at UBC’s school of architecture and landscape architecture, discussed the False Creek South development plan.  

  • Saanich, B.C. pilots e-bike incentive program to encourage active transit

    GLOBAL NEWS | Oct 13, 2021

    Researchers at the UBC REACT Lab will be monitoring a new e-bike incentive program in Saanich for equity considerations and to assess the impact on local greenhouse gas emissions and commuting behaviour. The team is led by Dr. Alex Bigazzi, a professor of civil engineering and planning in the faculty of applied science.  

  • Robots with iPads help B.C. long-term care residents connect with loved ones

    CFOX | Oct 12, 2021

    Researchers at the UBC IDEA lab in the faculty of applied science have launched a new study examining virtual visits using mobile robots to help reduce social isolation in long-term care. Project lead Dr. Lillian Hung, a UBC nursing professor and a research associate at the Centre for Health Evaluation & Outcome Sciences, was interviewed.

  • TransLink's vision board includes 310 km of new rapid transit by 2050

    VANCOUVER SUN | Oct 12, 2021

    AnnaLisa Meyboom, a professor at UBC's school of architecture and landscape architecture in the faculty of applied science, commented on TransLink’s Transport 2050 vision. She says its success will depend on how much the public agrees with its priorities.

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