UBC scientists part of three PhysicsWorld’s top 10 breakthroughs
UBC physicists and astronomers are part of three of the top four breakthroughs of 2012 in Physics World’s annual accounting of the greatest achievements in the field.
Dec 18, 2012
Ultra-fast laser pulses shed light on elusive superconducting mechanism: UBC research
An international team that includes UBC physicists has used ultra-fast laser pulses to identify the microscopic interactions that drive high-temperature superconductivity.
Apr 2, 2012
Discovery may overcome obstacle for quantum computing: UBC, California researchers
Researchers have made a major advance in predicting and quashing environmental decoherence, a phenomenon that has proven to be one of the most formidable obstacles standing in the way of quantum computing.
Jul 20, 2011
Interactive teaching methods double learning in large undergraduate physics class: UBC research
Interactive teaching methods significantly improved attendance and doubled both engagement and learning in a large physics class, according to a University of British Columbia study published today in Science.
May 12, 2011
UBC, Max Planck formalize partnership among world’s top quantum physicists
The University of British Columbia today forged a formal partnership with the Max Planck Society, Germany’s foremost basic research institution and home to 32 Nobel prizes.
Oct 4, 2010