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UBC Reports | May 21

UBC Reports | May 21

Robotics and Automation Technologies for Humanitarian Applications

Faculty of Applied Science Associate Dean and Mechanical Engineering Professor Elizabeth Croft will be hosting a presentation given by Jonathan Ledgard, co-founder of research and technology transfer consortium Red Line at École […]

Psychology graduate promotes science to Aboriginal students

New psychology graduate Ryan Tomm (BA ’15) has worked to promote science to Aboriginal students. He won an NSERC award to do summer research and shared his knowledge of the […]

Steel Bridge Team at the regionals

The UBC Steel Bridge Team participated in the regional competition at the American Society of Civil Engineers Pacific Northwest Regional Conference at Idaho State University. Teams were challenged in bridge […]

Engineering physics group qualifies as finalist

Fourth-year engineering physics students Alexander Toews, Darrick Lee and Elizabeth Wicks were selected as one of the six finalist groups in the Medical Device Development Centre Awards for Excellence in Biomedical […]

UBC offers first-ever online photonics course

UBC is offering the world’s first online course to include photonics fabrication, experimentation, and data analysis. Taught by electrical and computer engineering professor Lukas Chrostowski, students and industry professionals taking […]

Three T-Birds named NAIA All-Americans

Three T-Birds named NAIA All-Americans

The NAIA has announced the 2015 NAIA Women’s Golf All-America teams, as selected by the NAIA-Women’s Golf Coaches Association All-America Committee.

Engineering student first to receive new memorial scholarship

Alexandra Dozzi, a third-year mechanical engineering student, is the inaugural recipient of the Marie Carter Memorial Undergraduate Engineering Scholarship awarded by the Canadian Engineering Memorial Foundation. The $5,000 award is given to […]

Computer science professors and postdoc receive ACM Best Paper Award

Computer science associate professors Giuseppe Carenini, Cristina Conati and postdoctoral research fellow Ben Steichen are the recipients of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Transactions on Interactive Intelligent Systems (TiiS) […]

UBC student nabs international baseball title

Third-year electrical and computer engineering student Alex Webb has been named Pitcher of the Year in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics West division, a league of eight schools from B.C., Oregon, Idaho and […]

The Orange Chair Sessions: Dr. Julio Montaner

Dr. Julio Montaner is a global leader in the treatment and prevention of an otherwise deadly disease.

UBC This Week 21-May-2015

UBC This Week subscriber: Please be advised that May 28 will be the last edition of the UBC This Week newsletter.  If you work at UBC, visit the Working at […]

Tackling ethical challenges in community-based participatory research