Five UBC students awarded prestigious Women in Technology ScholarshipsRead more
You don’t always need snow tires. But where you do, here’s what experts recommendRead more
Engineering profs receive alumni UBC Achievement Awards
Three members of the APSC community — mechanical engineering professor Nemkumar Banthia; electrical and computer engineering professor emeritus Charles Laszlo; and electrical and computer engineering adjunct professor James McEwen — have received alumni UBC Achievement Awards.
The inaugural Turkey 2-Part Tourney struts off to a success; epic showdown between APSC faculty and staff
The Faculty of Applied Science brought together faculty and staff for the inaugural Turkey 2-Part Tourney as part of the UBC Community United Way Campaign. During the campaign’s kickoff, “A Week of Caring,” teams squared off in a live game show to raise awareness and donations for the United Way in the BC Lower Mainland.
UBC buildings no longer expected to be impacted by natural gas shortage, university saysRead more
Engineering students place second in design challenge
On October 3, Universities Canada announced the winners of this year’s Innovative Design for Accessibility (IDeA) challenge, which includes a group of UBC engineering students who developed a grip assistive device for quadriplegic athletes. As part of the UBC Engineers in Scrubs (EiS) program, the team: Carly Jones; Jeanie Malone; Taylor Molde and Avineet Randhawa (all master's students in the UBC School of Biomedical Engineering), has developed a grip assistive device targeted at quadriplegic tennis players.
This Saint Lucian Woman Is Combining Agriculture, Technology & Gender EqualityRead more
Two APSC members among 2018 Banting Fellows and Vanier Scholars
Two members of the APSC community have received prestigious research funding awards for postdoctoral fellows and graduate students in Canada.
University of Southern Maine School of Music Announces Opening Faculty Concert 'Sounds Of China'Read more
New School of Biomedical Engineering holds launch symposium
Last Thursday, over 300 people gathered at the University of British Columbia’s Life Sciences Centre to celebrate the opening of the university’s new School of Biomedical Engineering (SBME), a partnership between the UBC faculties of applied science and medicine. Packed with engaging talks, lively panel discussions and informative poster presentations featuring BME student research, the event provided a glimpse into the exciting world of biomedical engineering and outlined the SBME’s vision for its role within it.