CIHR awards $3.6M to UBC Applied Science research on climate resilience, more effective vaccines

Feb 08, 2023 | Announcement

Nine projects led by UBC Applied Science-affiliated researchers are being awarded more than $3.6 million through the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Project Grants: Fall 2022 competition.

UBC Applied Science Co-op Networking Reception ‘puts a face to name’ as students meet top employers

Ubyssey | Feb 07, 2023 | Media coverage

Engineering students gathered to meet top-employers at the UBC Applied Science Co-op Networking Reception.

UBCO engineers examine drinking water management strategies

Feb 01, 2023 | Announcement

UBC Okanagan researcher Haroon Mian and his fellow researchers have developed an integrated assessment framework that combines water quality with lifecycle assessment techniques.

UBCO researchers create system to detect gas leaks

Kelowna Now | Jan 31, 2023 | Media coverage

UBCO engineering researchers are investigating a new method to monitor underground gas pipelines with high-tech sensors.

How green waste from Surrey's biofuel facility ended up on farmland near Cultus Lake

Vancouver Sun | Jan 31, 2023 | Media coverage

Chemical and biological engineering professor Dr. Johan Foster noted that in an ideal world, composting would be a simple process, but plastic and other materials sometimes find their way into green waste.

Ultrasonic sensors can safeguard residential gas lines

Jan 25, 2023 | Announcement

A team of UBC Okanagan engineers are conducting research using ultrasonic sensors to examine buried residential gas lines.

‘Mother nature never gives up the gold easy’: Terrace prospector lands first deal

Terrace Standard | Jan 25, 2023 | Media coverage

Mining engineering professor Dr. Bern Klein noted that success rate for exploration companies to convert a deposit into an operating mine is very low.

Industry Night: UBC Engineering Physics

Feb 3, 2023 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm | Event

This is a great opportunity for current Eng Phys students to learn more about the world of work, necessary skills required to land specific roles, and connect with current Engineering Professionals in the industry. This event is focused on creating…

UBCO hosting concrete toboggan race at Big White

Kelowna Now | Jan 24, 2023 | Media coverage

This January, UBCO is hosting the Great Northern Concrete Toboggan Race at Big White’s Tube Town, a student-led event where universities across Canada race their hand-built concrete toboggans down steep hills.

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