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Engineers showing off the latest in augmented reality

Breakfast Television featured the robotics lab at UBC and interviewed Elizabeth Croft, a mechanical engineering professor. Croft said researchers in the lab are building the robots of the future and […]

Commercial Real Estate: Office vacancy rates to get even tighter

Joshua Gottlieb, a professor at UBC’s Vancouver School of Economics, was quoted in a Vancouver Sun article about office vacancy rates. Gottlieb said “it will be fascinating to see what […]

How social and emotional learning can save students’ lives

A Huffington Post article cited UBC research that involves social and emotional learning. The study conducted by UBC, the University of Illinois at Chicago, and Loyola University, show that benefits […]

Smoky summer skies a new reality for B.C

Various media outlets quoted UBC experts about the effects of the B.C. wildfires. Metro News interviewed Chris Carlsten, a professor in UBC’s department of medicine, about the poor air quality […]

How data analytics killed the Premier League’s long ball game

Work by Ian Franks, a UBC kinesiology professor, was mentioned in a Wired U.K. article about data analytics in football. In 2005, Franks and Mike Hughes, a mathematician who pioneered […]

Access to abortion pill in Sask. unclear

CBC Saskatchewan quoted Wendy Norman, a UBC professor and chair of family planning research for the Public Health Agency of Canada, in a story about abortion pill access. She said that […]

Innovative science research in Canada is dying a silent death

Kelly Marshall McNagny, a UBC professor of medical genetics, wrote an op-ed for Maclean’s about federal science funding in Canada. He wrote that “all Canadians need to become advocates for […]

More trees in Richmond would save money: Climate expert

A UBC study about the value of trees in suburban neighbourhoods was featured in Richmond News. Andreas Christen, a UBC professor who studies microclimates, used computer programs to simulate the […]

For B.C. pest tech startup Semios, it’s California here I come

Michael Gilbert, a UBC alumnus and founder of pest tech startup Semios, was profiled in Business in Vancouver. Gilbert earned a PhD in medicinal organic chemistry at UBC.

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