UBC experts on disaster preparedness, Great BC Shakeout
British Columbia will hold the Great BC Shakeout today as part of efforts to prepare communities in the event of a big earthquake in the region.
Oct 15, 2020
UBC seismic study points the way to disaster resilience on Vancouver campus
A team of UBC staff, leading earthquake faculty experts and engineering consultants has produced a study examining how to protect lives, research programs, infrastructure and assets on the university’s Vancouver campus in the event of a catastrophic earthquake.
Feb 13, 2019
On alert for the Big One
Placing earthquake sensors in 50 schools is step one of a UBC engineer’s vision for a life-saving warning network.
Sep 10, 2014 - by Heather Amos
Top Canadian, Indian institutions form $30M partnership to improve water and infrastructure safety, eradicate diseases
Scientists from the University of British Columbia, University of Alberta, University of Toronto and 11 leading institutions in India are joining forces to tackle urgent issues in both countries with a $30-million partnership.
Nov 6, 2012