Science, Health and Technology

New wildfire early warning system could prevent spring blazes

New wildfire early warning system could prevent spring blazes

Researchers at the University of British Columbia have developed a new early warning system to predict when and where human-caused wildfires are most likely to occur in the spring.

UBC researchers develop earthquake-resistant concrete

UBC researchers develop earthquake-resistant concrete

The Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Training Melanie Mark and UBC engineers will reveal a new innovation for seismic safety in B.C. schools at an event at UBC on Tuesday, Oct. 10.

Health care, education key to keeping women out of prison

Health care, education key to keeping women out of prison

Women in provincial prisons require health care to address trauma, addiction and chronic diseases in order to lower reincarceration rates, according to a new study that of women leaving a B.C. correctional centre.