Community engagement

New School of Biomedical Engineering holds launch symposium

Last Thursday, over 300 people gathered at the University of British Columbia’s Life Sciences Centre to celebrate the opening of the university’s new School of Biomedical Engineering (SBME), a partnership between the UBC faculties of applied science and medicine. Packed with engaging talks, lively panel discussions and informative poster presentations featuring BME student research, the event provided a glimpse into the exciting world of biomedical engineering and outlined the SBME’s vision for its role within it.

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Shopping cart replacement developed for homeless people

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BCBusiness recognizes female STEM influencers from APSC

BCBusiness has named several members of the UBC APSC community to its list of “B.C.'s Most Influential Women 2018.” This year, the magazine is featuring women who are making a significant impact in the STEM fields (science, technology, engineering and math).

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Vancouver parents question school board’s ability to plan for growth

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Vancouver engineers build fantastic beasts

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Gold medallist giving back to Olympic movement

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Making modular more than a temporary homeless fix

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Boil-water advisory ends for communities with UBC tech

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Point of entry water system for remote communities

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First Nations communities lift water advisories with simple treatment system

For the first time in decades, two remote First Nations communities in Lytton, B.C. have access to safe drinking water – thanks to a point-of-entry treatment system designed by University of British Columbia engineers in collaboration with the communities, industry and government.

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