Stewart Blusson Quantum Matter Institute

  • How UBC women in STEM are supporting each other to succeed

    How UBC women in STEM are supporting each other to succeed

    Role models for women in Science, Tech, Engineering and Medicine (STEM) are important: 2010 statistics in Canada show women made up just 44 per cent of first-year STEM students aged 19 and under in undergraduate degree programs.

  • New quantum switch turns metals into insulators

    New quantum switch turns metals into insulators

    Most modern electronic devices rely on tiny, finely-tuned electrical currents to process and store information. These currents dictate how fast our computers run, how regularly our pacemakers tick and how securely our money is stored in the bank.