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Clark downplays real estate ties to her latest Asia trade junket

Business in Vancouver reported on Christy Clark’s trade mission trip to Asia as the premier denied promoting Vancouver’s real estate industry despite the realtors who joined the trip. Clark posed […]

Potentially toxic space debris set to drop on Canadian Arctic

A story on the Toronto Star about potentially toxic space debris quoted UBC international law professor Michael Byers. Byers said Russia is complying with the law by telling aviation authorities about […]

The future of robotics in our communities

Elizabeth Croft, UBC mechanical engineering professor, was interviewed on CFAX and shared her predictions about the future of robots in our community. “We’re looking at how to teach robots to […]

Discussing “kill-chain” war lawyers

Craig Jones, a PhD candidate in UBC’s geography department spoke on Roundhouse Radio about “kill-chain” war lawyers. The “kill chain” includes identifying a military target, gathering intelligence, choosing weapons, and […]

UBC team wins prize for device that helps people “see” sound

Vancity Buzz reported on four UBC students who took home 25,000 euros at the Ericsson Innovation Awards in Stockholm for Sound Vision, a software application that turns 3D spatial information into sounds and could help visually-impaired […]

7 of the best places to bike in Vancouver

Vancity Buzz listed the UBC Loop as one of the top seven places to bike in Vancouver. The endowment lands and the beautiful beach views were listed as highlights along […]