Women in Engineering

UBCO researchers receive funding to incorporate human comfort into product design

UBC Okanagan School of Engineering | | Media coverage

A multidisciplinary team with School of Engineering's Dr. Sepideh Pakpour has been awarded $1.65M toward their research in product design that incorporates human comfort and environmental sustainability.

Making The Most Of Every Opportunity, From Researching T-cell Therapy to Co-leading UBC Bionics

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Emily's experience in biomedical engineering; how co-op shaped her degree and her plans after graduation.

How Engineering Helped Adele Find The Confidence To Tackle Problems and Challenges

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What got you interested in engineering?I really liked math and physics in high school and had a great physics teacher. We did a bunch of cool projects, like building a DC motor, and studying engineering just made sense given my interests.

An Interest In Trades Led To Engineering

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Sophia's experience in navigating engineering as a first year and her goals for the future.

How achievable is BC's net-zero emissions goal?

City News Vancouver | | Media coverage

Mechanical engineering professor Dr. Alexandra Tavasoli commented on B.C.’s decarbonization goals. 

Quebec eyed as prime spot to suck carbon from atmosphere

CBC | | Media coverage

Chemical engineering professor Dr. Naoko Ellis said direct air capture, which involves removing carbon from the atmosphere, rather than at the source of production, could play a role in sectors such as aviation and concrete manufacturing where…

Advancing The Sustainability Agenda A Year After Graduating

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Jasmine's journey after graduating with a degree in manufacturing engineering.

President Of Women In Engineering Wants To Make Engineering More Inclusive

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Stephanie Quon's journey in engineering and how her co-op has shaped her career.

Opinion: Carbon pricing is vital but unloved — so let's drop the "tax" misnomer

Edmonton Journal | | Media coverage

Chemical and biological engineering professor Dr. Naoko Ellis, education professor Dr. Derek Gladwin, and environmental economics postdoctoral researcher Dr. Joel Krupa wrote that Canada’s carbon pricing is a good investment. 

Dr. Agnes d’Entremont — Multiple perspectives for better engineering: The importance of EDI and intersectionality

Gender+ Research Collective | | Media coverage

“Engineering technology and devices are for human use, and it’s difficult to design for perspectives you don’t have collectively,” said d’Entremont, explaining the importance of EDI within the engineering field. Dr. Agnes d’Entremont is an associate…

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