German President's visit to UBC highlights clean energy and climate change solutions
UBC Applied Science research is making waves - with the President of Germany visiting UBC to see the practical solutions that Applied Science researchers are developing to address complex challenges like climate change and clean energy.
Research Excellence Clusters led by UBC Applied Science receive GCRC funding
Seven Research Excellence Clusters led by UBC Applied Science faculty members will receive funding through UBC's Grants for Catalyzing Research Clusters (GCRC) competition.
Can social robots be used in elder care? UBC Nursing study aims to find out
Meet Kiwi and Mango - cute, cuddly robots powered by AI that can learn, speak, recognize faces and voices, and even offer hugs. They're on loan for a School of Nursing study exploring how social robots can help build connections in elder care.
Two UBC Engineering faculty members elected to Royal Society of Canada
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.
UBC electrical and computer engineering expert named Canada Research Chair
Dr. Olivia Di Matteo, a new Canada Research Chair in Quantum Software and Algorithms, shares what her current and future research looks like.
UBC Applied Science research and outreach receive over $12M investment
Forty-seven UBC engineering and nursing projects have received federal and provincial funding to advance innovation and learning, support research that tackles the challenges of human equity and climate change, and promote STEM to B.C. youth.
UBC researchers discover way to filter microplastics out of water using plants
The Province | | Media coverage
Chemical and biological engineering professor Dr. Orlando Rojas led BioProducts Institute researchers in developing a device that uses wood dust to trap up to 99.9 per cent of microplastics in water.
Microplastic pollution: Plants could be the answer
A new device developed by UBC engineers uses wood dust to trap up to 99.9 per cent of microplastics in water.
New UBC Engineering research takes aim at improving diagnostic imaging
UBC Okanagan School of Engineering researchers Jonathan Holzman and Alexis Guidi are exploring the potential of terahertz radiation to improve the quality of medical diagnostic imaging.
Scientists say all men fit into 3 categories - so which one are you?
Daily Mail | | Media coverage
Nursing professor Dr. John Oliffe led a study which found three masculine styles manifested in relationships: neo-traditional, egalitarian and progressive,