These students designed donation bins that don’t endanger lives
Maclean’s reported on a project set by Ray Taheri, a professor of engineering at UBCO. Taheri set his students the task of redesigning clothing donation bins after a series of […]
Feb 25, 2019
UBCO researcher trying to find solution to donation bin problems says more funding is needed
Global News reported that a community-driven project at UBC’s Okanagan campus is suffering due to lack of funds. Ray Taheri, a senior engineering instructor, set his class the project of […]
Jan 28, 2019
We’re working to make donation bins safer as they’re still badly needed
An op-ed in The Province about clothing donation bins mentioned Ray Taheri, professor of engineering at UBC’s Okanagan campus, who has been working on a new, safer design.
Jan 25, 2019
Canadian woman becomes eighth person to die in charity bin since 2015
The Guardian interviewed UBC engineering professor Ray Taheri who has formed a task group to design safer clothing donation bins following recent deaths in Canada.
Jan 14, 2019
Donation bin-related deaths prompt manufacturer to stop production
Various media outlets reported on donation bin-related deaths in Canada and mentioned work being done by UBC engineers, led by professor Ray Taheri, to design a safer bin. Stories appeared […]
Jan 9, 2019
UBC engineering students tasked with designing safer donation bins after series of deaths
CBC interviewed UBC engineering professor Ray Taheri whose students are tasked with designing safer clothing donation bins following a recent death. This story also appeared in Yahoo Canada.
Jan 7, 2019
Task group to seek a fix for deadly donation bins
The Vancouver Sun interviewed UBC engineering professor Ray Taheri who is forming a task group to design safer clothing donation bins following a recent death. This story also appeared in CTV, […]
Jan 3, 2019