In the media
SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS | Apr 4, 2022
Professor Dr. Emily Cranston (department of chemical and biological engineering; department of wood science) discussed a new study which used tree cellulose to toughen new materials.
RADIO CANADA | Mar 30, 2022
UBC civil engineering professor Dr. Pierre Bérubé discussed using membrane filtration in water treatment facilities.
CONVERSATION | Mar 22, 2022
UBC mining engineering and school of public policy and global affairs researchers wrote about why mining companies would benefit from promoting the transition to less carbon-intensive energy sources.
BNN BLOOMBERG | Mar 21, 2022
Dr. Emily Cranston, a UBC professor of wood science and chemical and biological engineering, discussed new research that uses leftover organic waste to develop bioplastics that can break down in the natural environment.
BUSINESS IN VANCOUVER | Mar 17, 2022
Business in Vancouver mentioned a study co-written by UBC engineering and business researchers that looks to quantify the potential greenhouse gas reductions if China uses B.C. LNG to replace coal for district heating and industrial uses.
CTV | Mar 17, 2022
Dr. Lyndia Wu, a professor in the UBC's faculty of applied science, discussed her research which uses mouthguards to study head impacts during hockey games. Graham Thomas, the head of the UBC's women's hockey team, Dr. Alexander Rauscher, a UBC medicine professor, and Dr. Paul van Donkelaar, a professor in UBCO's school of health and exercise sciences, was quoted.
CBC | Mar 10, 2022
Dr. Shahria Alam, a UBCO civil engineering professor, discussed how UBC is helping replace damaged homes in Merritt using 3D printing.
BUSINESS IN VANCOUVER | Feb 24, 2022
UBC professors at the department of chemical and biological engineering, Dr. Xiaotao Bi and Dr. Roland Clift, discussed their new report on how prepared B.C. is to meet its emissions reduction target for 2030.
BC BUSINESS | Feb 18, 2022
BC Business mentioned UBCO engineering professor Dr. Jian Liu's involvement with the clean energy startup Atlas Power Technologies. The company makes supercapacitors, a battery alternative that can charge and discharge energy quickly and support a renewable energy grid.
TIMES HIGHER EDUCATION | Feb 11, 2022
John Madden, UBC director of sustainability and engineering, campus and community planning, discussed how universities can mobilize their intellectual and institutional capacities to accelerate towards net zero emissions.