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Research Excellence Clusters led by UBC Applied Science receive GCRC funding

| Announcement

Seven Research Excellence Clusters led by UBC Applied Science faculty members will receive funding through UBC's Grants for Catalyzing Research Clusters (GCRC) competition.

Three Applied Science staff receive 2023 President’s Awards

UBC Focus on People | | Media coverage

Applied Science staff members Sara Buse, Sean Buxton and Jennifer Pelletier receive the 2023 President's Staff Awards for Leadership, Creativity and Innovation, and Advancing Anti-Racism and Inclusive Excellence, respectively.

Educators discuss the challenges and opportunities of AI

CBC Early Edition | | Media coverage

SCARP professor, Dr. Michael Hooper, talks about the challenges and surprising opportunities presented by AI tools like ChatGPT.

SALA welcomes two new assistant professors

UBC School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture | | Media coverage

Rana Abughannam and Tania Gutiérrez-Monroy join SALA faculty.

How Canada’s housing woes became international art

The Tyee | | Media coverage

SALA associate professor Dr. Matthew Soules commented on exhibiting Canada’s housing crisis at the Venice Biennale.

Engineering a new future: Meet six inspiring UBC graduates

| Announcement

Meet six UBC Engineering women and non-binary graduates of 2023 who have made an impact.

Top UBCO Engineering student recognized at 2023 graduation ceremony

Castanet News | | Media coverage

Solomon Thiessen, described as an "exceptionally gifted" School of Engineering student, was awarded UBC's Governor General's Silver Medal for achieving the highest academic standing of all students in their graduating year.

From science fiction to classroom reality: How this UBC instructor is using AI as a teaching tool

| Announcement

UBC instructor Miti Isbasescu is exploring how AI can be incorporated into classrooms to better aid student learning and reduce the "bottleneck" of questions that TAs receive.

Canadian architects bring campaign to address housing crisis from the street to world stage

CBC | | Media coverage

SALA faculty and students are representing Canada at the Venice Biennale, with an installation on Canada's housing crisis.

SALA co-leads exhibit highlighting Canada's housing crisis at Venice Biennale

| Announcement

UBC Applied Science faculty and students are bringing 10 housing demands to the world stage.

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