Research Excellence Clusters led by UBC Applied Science receive GCRC funding

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

UBC engineering experts win four UBC research awards

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Four UBC engineering researchers — two based at the Vancouver campus and two at the Okanagan campus — are being honoured with this year’s UBC Faculty Research Awards from the Office of the Vice-President, Research and Innovation.

Five UBC engineering experts named Canada Research Chairs

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Dr. Anna Blakney, Dr. Amanda Giang, Dr. Ali G. Madiseh, Dr. Will Hughes and Dr. Carolina Tropini are among this year's new and renewed Canada Research Chairs.

UBC Applied Science research awarded over $22M from CFI, NSERC and SSHRC

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Thirty-nine UBC-led engineering and nursing research projects have received federal funding on work to understand develop solutions to the challenges that Canadians face.

Research Excellence Clusters funded in 2024/25

UBC Research + Innovation | | Media coverage

Ten research excellence clusters led by Applied Science researchers will be supported through UBC's Research Excellence Clusters initiative in 2024/25.

MineSense co-founder gets Mitacs award

Business in Vancouver | | Media coverage

Bern Klein, a professor in the Norman B. Keevil Institute of Mining Engineering and co-inventor of the technology used by MineSense Technologies, was recently recognized for his contributions to science with a Mitacs Award.

New BCKDF funding supports innovation

UBC VP Research and Innovation | | Media coverage

Two UBCO School of Engineering projects led by Drs. Alyse Kiesser and Lisa Tobber receive $125,000 and $619,000 in funding respectively.

Alberta computer science teacher receives 2023 McEwen Family Teacher Recognition Award

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Said El Mejdani was nominated by his former high school student Manorama Joshi, now a second-year UBC biomedical engineering student, for the impact he had on her and other students.

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.

Two UBC Engineering faculty members elected to Royal Society of Canada

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Dr. Emily Cranston, a professor in chemical and biological engineering and wood science, and Dr. Jian Liu, an associate professor at the UBC Okanagan School of Engineering, are two of the Royal Society of Canada's newest Members.

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