Faculty of Applied Science
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.
July 8, 2014
Engineering students develop simple alternative to expensive surgical tool for developing world.
July 3, 2014
The MiniMinds summer camp helps the youngest of students discover the wonders of science.
May 20, 2014
In advance of the B.C. government’s International LNG in BC Conference, UBC is hosting a workshop to bring researchers and industry leaders together
May 8, 2014
Student creates self-folding paper that takes on creative shapes before your eyes, and may completely change the packaging industry.
May 7, 2014
Engineering grad Jennifer Peverelle is headed to a career in the U.S., thanks to her own creativity and initiative.
April 30, 2014 - by Hilary Thomson
Professors are crafting new approaches to courses across UBC campuses and students are taking notice.
Media Release | April 11, 2014
Researchers are programming robots to communicate with people using human-like body language and cues, an important step toward bringing robots into homes.
April 1, 2014
The UBC Supermileage Team has developed two vehicles, the Odysseus and the Mark IX, to send to the annual Shell Eco-Marathon Americas competition for ultra energy-efficient vehicles on April 24 in Houston, Texas.