Faculty of Applied Science
March 7, 2014
Few women and a looming skills shortage could create a crisis for the industry, says UBC’s Sheryl Staub-French.
Media Release | February 20, 2014
Researchers use fishing line and sewing thread to create cheap artificial muscles for use in medical devices, robots and fabrics.
February 4, 2014
UBC students showcase their engineering talents in a fast-paced robotic car race.
Media Release | January 29, 2014
New institute will help developing countries benefit from their mining resources in environmentally and socially responsible ways.
Media Release | January 20, 2014
Anti-homophobia efforts in schools can reduce the odds of suicidal thoughts and attempts by LGBT and straight students, a new UBC study finds.
January 15, 2014
Two UBC professors have joined forces for a new course that challenges students to ask big questions about nuclear weapons.
January 9, 2014 - by Paul Marck
3-D X-ray technology could pave the way for new a generation of defect-free, lightweight cars and planes
Media Release | January 9, 2014
UBC research in fish ecology, oil sands, energy efficient buildings and wearable electronics received a $9-million boost today through NSERC.
January 9, 2014 - by Heather Amos
UBC engineers are developing technology to turn rigid electronics into garments that move with you.
Media Release | January 8, 2014
Eighteen UBC projects have received more than $1.8 million in combined funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation’s John R. Evans Leaders Fund.
January 3, 2014 - by Heather Amos
Inexpensive, pain-free micro needles are about to change how we receive injections, and hold promise for many other uses.
January 1, 2014
UBC experts are available to comment on the Sochi Winter Games, from security to sports psychology.
December 30, 2013 - by Gian-Paolo Mendoza
Computer simulations may change how artificial organs and drugs are tested before they can be used on patients.
December 18, 2013
As the holidays approach, UBC professor Leonora C. Angeles surveys the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.
December 16, 2013
UBC’s Wendy Hall offers tips on how to get your kids back to a regular sleep schedule after the holidays.
December 6, 2013
UBC researchers are available to talk about issues related to rail transportation including safety, logistics, and engineering.
Media Release | November 15, 2013
Research across all disciplines at the University of British Columbia received a $12 million boost in federal funding with more than a dozen professors newly appointed or renewed as Canada Research Chairs.
Media Release | November 12, 2013
News stories about sexually exploited youth in Canada perpetuate unhelpful stereotypes, says new UBC research.
October 15, 2013
As the province gets ready to ShakeOut on Oct. 17, applied science prof Carlos Ventura discusses the risk of earthquakes in B.C.
Media Release | October 11, 2013
A UBC graduate student has developed a solution to ensure that calls don’t get dropped and texts make it to their destination.