Ever wondered if your gingerbread house will still be standing by Christmas? Well, worry no more – a couple of UBC engineering students have analyzed the material’s structural strength in a series of “laboratory” tests.
Crime investigators such as the RCMP, FBI and even the CIA have powerful new knowledge at their disposal to potentially help solve murders, thanks to a ground-breaking study involving UBC Okanagan forensic psychology researchers.
Imagine it’s the final minute of the gold-medal match, and Team Canada scores a goal. GM Place starts to shake. You think it’s the excitement of the packed arena and the reverberations of the applause – but it keeps shaking – you realize it’s an earthquake.
A new 100-year sustainability plan that takes a holistic view of North Vancouver’s environmental impact has netted a prestigious award for that city and the UBC Design Centre for Sustainability.
As the holiday season approaches, we asked four UBC experts for their advice on gift-giving, having a sustainable Christmas and how to beat the winter blahs.