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UBC demo of earthquake early warning system and “shake table”

Event: UBC demo of earthquake early warning system and “shake table” Date/Time: June 21, 2016, 10 a.m. Event details: Carlos Ventura, director of UBC’s Earthquake Engineering Research Facility, will be […]

UBC experts available to comment on Vancouver School Board budget vote

UBC experts available to comment on Vancouver School Board budget vote

The Vancouver School Board votes tonight (April 28) on a budget that addresses a $24-million funding shortfall. UBC experts are available for comment.

UBC students showcase remote-controlled firefighting boats

Twenty teams of second-year UBC engineering students have designed remote-controlled boats that can move quickly, navigate obstacles, carry cargo and deliver water to fires using water cannons.

UBC expert on Jian Ghomeshi court ruling

A court decision in the Jian Ghomeshi trial is expected today. He faces charges of sexual assault and choking. An expert at the Peter A. Allard School of Law at […]

UBC experts on Vancouver vacant homes report

The City of Vancouver is expected to release a new report on vacant homes today. Housing experts at UBC are available to comment. Patrick Condon School of Architecture and Landscape […]

UBC experts on Canada’s climate accord

UBC experts on Canada’s climate accord

UBC professors are available to comment on the climate accord, expected to be announced today, between the federal government and premiers.