In The News

UBC Faculty of Applied Science faculty, staff, students and alumni are often featured in in the news, researching innovations, making a difference in their community and achieving exceptional status in professional or community organizations.

A summary of the latest news articles are provided below for your interest. For complete stories, contact ErinRose Handy at 604.822.1524 or erinrose.handy@ubc.ca.

Globe and Mail
Mon, 02/20/2017
Author: Matthew McClearn
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CTV
Wed, 02/15/2017
Author: Nick Wells
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A similar story appeared in the Huffington Post.

CTV
CTV
Wed, 02/15/2017
Author: Nick Wells
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A similar story appeared in the Huffington Post.

Landing space probes
Daily Planet
Sun, 02/05/2017

Daily Planet featured a UBC student engineering competition that simulated the landing of a spacecraft on Titan, Saturn’s largest moon.

The event was inspired by the Cassini mission.

UBC student engineers building second autonomous sailboat, after first attempt lost at sea
The Vancouver Sun
Fri, 02/03/2017
Author: Stephanie Ip
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The Vancouver Sun reported on a group of UBC engineering students who will send an autonomous sailboat across an ocean for the second time.

The team suspect the first boat’s speed caused it to turn sideways and a heavy wave must have damaged the boat’s rudder when it was lifted from the water.

The story also appeared in The Province and Times Colonist.

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