Analysis: What changed after Taiwan's deadly 1999 earthquake?
Taiwan Plus News | Sep 23, 2022 | Media coverage
Dr. Tony Yang, professor of structural and earthquake engineering in UBC Civil Engineering, discussed changes to the building code and other impacts in the aftermath of Taiwan's deadly 1999 Jiji Earthquake.
This is the house that collaboration is building
Research2Reality | Sep 20, 2022 | Media coverage
The School of Biomedical Engineering is UBC's first inter-faculty school, forging a partnership between the Faculty of Applied Science and the Faculty of Medicine. SBME Director Dr. Peter Zandstra how the new, interdisciplinary facility will…
UBC and TEBO Group launch research partnership
Sep 16, 2022 | Announcement
TEBO Group of Industries, a global sustainable industrial developer, and The University of British Columbia (UBC) are embarking on an innovative research partnership aimed at driving highly sustainable and carbon-efficient construction and…
UBC-based nonprofit MEDIC Foundation cuts into the heart of chronic conditions
BC Business | Sep 15, 2022 | Media coverage
UBC Biomedical Engineering undergraduate students Anjali Menon and Madhini Vigneswaran discuss their nonprofit, MEDIC Foundation, which aims to make treatment for people diagnosed with chronic conditions more accessible and convenient.
Three Schulich Leaders join UBC Applied Science
Sep 15, 2022 | Announcement
Three recipients of the 2022 Schulich Leader Scholarship — Sarthak Tyagi, Monorama Joshi, and Ethan Chan — have joined UBC Engineering.
Alberta government to intervene in constitutional challenge against federal plastics ban
Global News | Sep 14, 2022 | Media coverage
UBCO engineering professor Dr. Mohammad Arjmand discussed the heath and environmental impacts of plastic.
Amazon boosts tech students with scholarship program
Inside Logistics | Sep 14, 2022 | Media coverage
Incoming UBC Applied Science student Sidhant Sidana is one of 10 graduating high school students to receive a $30,000 scholarship from Amazon Future Engineer Canada.
UBC engineering students’ aircraft model features BC wood in international competition
Sep 14, 2022 | Announcement
UBC AeroDesign engineering students' latest aircraft model features BC-grown Sitka spruce, a more sustainable engineering design solution developed with support from UBC Faculty of Forestry.
Remembering Emily Selwood and Evan Smith
Sep 08, 2022 | Announcement
On September 26, 2021, the university community was shocked and saddened to learn of the tragic deaths of two students, Emily Selwood and Evan Smith, who were studying social sciences and engineering at UBC. Today the University detachment of the…
Incoming UBC student wins $30K Amazon Future Engineer Scholarship
Sep 08, 2022 | Announcement
Sidana is now beginning his first year as an Applied Science student at UBC, after graduating from David Thompson Secondary. The Amazon Future Engineer scholarship program supports graduating high school students from underserved and…