Faculty of Applied Science
Media Release | March 2, 2017
Renting out unused residential parking could be the answer to chronic parking shortages in Vancouver’s West End, according to a new University of British Columbia study.
Media Release | February 21, 2017
Approximately one-quarter of detached homes in Vancouver’s red-hot housing market could be torn down between now and 2030, according to a new forecasting tool.
Media Release | February 14, 2017
A new magnetic device implant could offer a DIY alternative for administering drugs.
January 16, 2017
Light-emitting diode (LED) bulbs last much longer and use less energy than fluorescent lights and are becoming a popular choice for holiday lighting, indoor lights and many other uses.
Media Release | November 1, 2016
Parents of children who don’t sleep well have a new resource to help them develop better sleep habits and routines for their child.
Media Release | October 27, 2016
Cyclists should be riding at speeds between 12 and 20 kilometres per hour, while pedestrians should be moving at two to six kilometres per hour to minimize their inhalation of air pollution while still getting the health benefits of exercise, according to new UBC research.
Media Release | August 24, 2016
Canada’s tissue manufacturers are now much closer to producing the perfect paper, thanks to new UBC research.
Media Release | July 25, 2016
Researchers at UBC and the Paul Scherrer Institut (PSI) in Switzerland have created a microneedle drug monitoring system that could one day replace costly, invasive blood draws and improve patient comfort.
Media Release | May 25, 2016
For Cindy Gu, a mechanical engineer and certified yoga teacher who graduates from UBC at the end of this month, mindfulness was key to coping with campus life.
Media Release | April 4, 2016
Dental care should be part of basic health care for all Canadians, particularly for the lowest-income groups, according to a new UBC study.
Media Release | March 23, 2016
High speed and athlete inexperience are top contributing factors to injuries and accidents on the Whistler sliding track, according to a retrospective UBC study.
January 21, 2016
A UBC engineer talks about the technological challenges that must be overcome for the wearable electronics market to grow to its full potential.
October 22, 2015 - by Corey Allen
Chewing and spitting out salmon eggs wasn’t what Jun Lee and Vinicius Lube thought they’d be doing to complete a project in their wood finishing class at UBC.
October 1, 2015
The recall of 11 million Volkswagen diesel vehicles highlights the challenges of reducing emissions from fossil fuel-powered cars.
August 31, 2015
UBC adjunct professor in engineering Troy Vassos calls for concerted action in installing water recycling systems in anticipation of future droughts.
June 19, 2015
UBC Engineering’s Geering Up science camps offer fun and interactive science, math, engineering and technology programming for kids in Grades 1 to 12.
December 4, 2014
UBC joins the rest of Canada in paying tribute to the 14 women killed at Montreal’s École Polytechnique, with a new commemorative plaque.
November 4, 2014
Two UBC experts suggest what is needed to start solving Vancouver’s housing crisis in advance of the Nov. 15 municipal elections.
August 6, 2014
Fifteen teams of students enrolled in UBC’s Engineering Physics course are set to compete in “Indiana Robot and the Temple of the Zipline,” the 14th Annual UBC Engineering Physics Robot Competition.
July 14, 2014
As vacationers embark on summer road trips, a UBC prof talks about new ways for making the highways and byways collision free.