Media Release | February 20, 2015
The number of women registered in first-year engineering undergraduate programs at the University of British Columbia is on the rise, up 61 per cent since 2010.
February 10, 2015
Research into salmon, clean drinking water, river ecosystems, and wireless networks at UBC received a $2.2 million boost in funding from NSERC.
Media Release | July 24, 2014
The Pacific Institute of Mathematical Sciences has been awarded $6.25 million in funding from NSERC.
Media Release | May 16, 2014
UBC researchers studying nanomaterials and isotopes received a $3.3 million boost in funding from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC).
March 26, 2014 - by Heather Amos
New lightweight magnesium car parts are helping to cut down emissions.
Media Release | February 3, 2014
Three UBC scientists have received some of the top academic prizes available from NSERC.
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 | October 3, 2013
Thirty-three doctoral students and postdoctoral fellows have received $4.8 million in funding through Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships and Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships.
June 17, 2013 - by Heather Amos
With the same technology that carries tunes through the airwaves into your old AM/FM radio, Stavros Avramidis decontaminates wood. It’s a new solution to an old problem.
Media Release | October 16, 2012
The humble fruit fly may have something to teach us about forgoing empty calories for more nutritional ones – especially when we’re hungry.
Media Release | September 25, 2012
By outfitting two British Columbia subspecies of Swainson’s thrushes with penny-sized, state-of-the-art geolocators, University of British Columbia researchers have been able to map their wildly divergent migration routes and pinpoint conservation hotspots.
Media Release | June 26, 2012
University of British Columbia students and postdoctoral fellows in the fields of geochemistry, quantum sciences, and information and communication technology systems received a $4.9-million boost from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC).
Media Release | June 6, 2012
The loss of biological diversity is increasingly threatening the planet’s ability to provide humans with life’s essentials: food, water, fodder, fertile soils, and protection from pests and disease, according to a sweeping review of 20 years of research by an international team of ecologists, including biologists from the University of British Columbia.
Media Release | April 2, 2012
An international team that includes UBC physicists has used ultra-fast laser pulses to identify the microscopic interactions that drive high-temperature superconductivity.
Media Release | September 9, 2011
A UBC Arctic expert will help to identify the impacts of the rapid environmental changes in Canada’s North and develop an adaptation strategy, as part of a team of researchers that has received a $4-million grant from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC).
Media Release | August 29, 2011
The University of British Columbia and Toyota have received a federal grant to develop a new process for producing stronger, lighter and lower-cost aluminum wheels. The Natural Sciences and Engineering […]
Media Release | June 17, 2011
University of British Columbia researchers have received a total of $2 million from two grant programs of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC). More than 140 UBC students also received NSERC scholarships, fellowships and awards.
Media Release | June 3, 2011
Training for students in biomedical engineering, green building science and climate change research at the University of British Columbia has received a $4.9-million boost from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC).
Media Release | March 31, 2011
Populations of Fraser River sockeye salmon are so fine-tuned to their environment that any further environmental changes caused by climate change could lead to the disappearance of some populations, while others may be less affected, says a new study by University of British Columbia scientists.