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BC invests $25M into new School of Biomedical Engineering facility

Jun 13, 2022 | 08:29am | Announcement

UBC is building a new purpose-built facility for the school, aided by this $25 million grant from the Government of British Columbia. The province’s investment will result in better health care for all British Columbians.

UBC Engineering grad plans to channel passion for AI to innovate health-care

Jun 01, 2022 | 08:00am | Announcement

UBC Engineering Physics graduating student Tyler Lum believes he can use robotics and artificial intelligence (AI) to solve problems in the infrastructure of public health-care, including using AI to improve medical imaging to detect disease quickly.

Let curiosity and passion lead the way. A nurse's journey to system-wide impact and better older adult care

May 20, 2022 | 04:04pm | Spotlight

I was inspired every day as I was able to study with many like-minded people from different specialities, be it classmates, teachers, or guest speakers.

Finding happiness in the smallest bits and bytes

May 19, 2022 | 11:31pm | Spotlight

My journey at UBC has been a transformative experience defined by many small moments coming together to shape the person I am today. - Michael Ko, UBC Engineering Physics graduate

Landscapes can be weaponized to influence public opinion and perception during war

The Conversation | May 16, 2022 | 08:53am | Media coverage

How to build better health care technology

May 05, 2022 | 09:54am | Announcement

One of the many challenges faced by hospitals during the COVID-19 pandemic has been a shortage of ventilators. Health care facilities in low- and middle-income countries have struggled especially hard to procure the life-saving machines, which can…

Engineers at UBC get under the skin of ionic skin

Apr 28, 2022 | 11:00am | Announcement

In the quest to build smart skin that mimics the sensing capabilities of natural skin, ionic skins have shown significant advantages. They're made of flexible, biocompatible hydrogels that use ions to carry an electrical charge. In contrast to…

AAHA selected to represent Canada at the 2023 Venice Biennale of Architecture

Apr 26, 2022 | 08:56am | Announcement

The Canada Council for the Arts has announced that Architects Against Housing Alienation (AAHA)'s Not for Sale!, proposed by UBC SALA, will represent Canada at the 18th International Architecture Exhibition - La Biennale di Venezia.

More copper, less infection

Apr 07, 2022 | 07:52pm | Announcement

More than 400 antimicrobial copper patches have been installed on door handles and railings in UBC buildings including the Chemical and Biological Engineering building, the Pulp and Paper Centre, and the School of Nursing.

UBC Applied Science research projects awarded nearly $1.5M by New Frontiers in Research Fund

Apr 04, 2022 | 10:03am | Announcement

The Government of Canada has awarded almost $1.5 million to research projects that are led by, co-led by or otherwise involve UBC Applied Science faculty members through two competition streams of the New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF).

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