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Engineering for Your Classroom 2015

Teachers are experts at connecting lessons to everyday life, and bringing their classrooms into the world.  Engineering is about applying science to everyday life, connecting theories and practice

Join us on Friday, October 23 to test out three PLO-related engineering activities that you can use in your Grade six or seven classroom to help create the connection between science and society.  Leave with ideas, inspiration, and free supply kits.

Engineering Explorations 9: Go ENG Girl

Attention Grade 9 girls!

This popular Ontario event made its debut on the west coast in 2014. It’s an exciting opportunity for Grade 9 girls across BC to visit UBC Engineering on our beautiful Point Grey campus, to learn from women professionals, academics, and students about the wonderful world of engineering. You will enjoy fun, hands-on activities led by current university students, meet amazing mentors and tour one of our top research labs.

UBC Engineering Tour

Join UBC Engineering for guided lab tours to give you an idea about what engineering is all about and what kind of research engineers do. This is a one hour session through engineering labs and student team spaces at UBC, followed by an optional 30 minute question and answer session with an advisor. 

RSVP at outreach@apsc.ubc.ca. You will receive the tour details, location and other info from us within a day or two of receiving your RSVP.

UBC Engineering Tour

Join UBC Engineering for guided lab tours to give you an idea about what engineering is all about and what kind of research engineers do. This is a one hour session through engineering labs and student team spaces at UBC, followed by an optional 30 minute question and answer session with an advisor. 

RSVP at outreach@apsc.ubc.ca. You will receive the tour details, location and other info from us within a day or two of receiving your RSVP.

UBC Engineering Tour

Join UBC Engineering for guided lab tours to give you an idea about what engineering is all about and what kind of research engineers do. This is a one hour session through engineering labs and student team spaces at UBC, followed by an optional 30 minute question and answer session with an advisor. 

RSVP at outreach@apsc.ubc.ca. You will receive the tour details, location and other info from us within a day or two of receiving your RSVP.

UBC Engineering Tour

Join UBC Engineering for guided lab tours to give you an idea about what engineering is all about and what kind of research engineers do. This is a one hour session through engineering labs and student team spaces at UBC, followed by an optional 30 minute question and answer session with an advisor.

RSVP at outreach@apsc.ubc.ca. You will receive the tour details, location and other info from us within a day or two of receiving your RSVP.

HCI@UBC 2015-2016 Kickoff Event

Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) is a field broadly concerned with the design, implementation, and evaluation of interactive technology. It focuses on the intersection of humans and technology, from traditional desktop computers to ubiquitous computing, from novices to experts, able bodied to disabled, and technophobes to technophiles.

SCARP Director looks to Australia’s policy to cool Vancouver’s housing debate

A Georgia Straight opinion piece on Vancouver’s housing debate decries the lack of solid data to determine where property buyers in Metro Vancouver are coming from, and particularly what role foreign investors play. School of Community and Regional Planning (SCARP) Director Penny Gurstein recommends looking at Australia’s policy of restricting foreign investors to buying just new buildings. If B.C. were to adopt this rule, real estate’s contribution to the construction sector would be protected.

SCARP prof says Vancouver and Seattle transit have parallels

In a King 5 News report regarding Vancouver’s home prices and transit tax, School of Community and Regional Planning (SCARP) Professor Larry Frank says there are some parallels between Seattle and Vancouver. Frank says, “people [in Vancouver and Seattle] like their cars. I don't think that's different in either region.” 

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