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UBC students unveil self-navigating Atlantic sailboat

UBC students unveil self-navigating Atlantic sailboat

Event: Media preview of boat that can cross the Atlantic autonomously, without human help Date: Saturday, July 16 Location: 2nd floor, Southeast Room, Jericho Sailing Centre, 1300 Discovery St., Vancouver V6R […]

UBC experts on court decision on Northern Gateway

UBC experts on court decision on Northern Gateway

The Federal Court of Appeal has overturned the government’s approval of the Northern Gateway pipeline project on grounds that it failed to consult with First Nations.

UBC expert on transportation ministry study of B.C. speed limits

The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure announced today the results of a study on higher speed limits. UBC transportation expert Tarek Sayed, who has conducted a safety analysis of speed […]

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 […]

Experts on assisted dying bill C-14

Experts on assisted dying bill C-14

UBC experts are available to comment on the assisted dying bill C-14 which was passed today by the Senate.

UBC experts on Orlando shootings

UBC experts on Orlando shootings

UBC experts are available to talk about various aspects of the mass shooting in Orlando, Florida including terrorism, international security and mental illness.

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.