Pulse oximeters capable of reading BP too: ResearchersRead more
Five UBC students awarded prestigious Women in Technology ScholarshipsRead more
National connected-vehicle ‘test bed’ launches at University of British ColumbiaRead 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.
Waterloo creates a ‘terrarium for robots’Read more
UBC Okanagan researchers look to create homes that withstand tornadoesRead more
Legacy of BC’s First Nobel Laureate Lives On Celebrating the 25th anniversary of Michael Smith’s Nobel Prize
Vancouver, BC — This October, organizations from across British Columbia’s scientific research community are celebrating the powerful legacy of Dr. Michael Smith, the province’s first Nobel Laureate, as we mark the 25th anniversary of his Nobel Prize. Smith’s impact and foundational work in genomics inspired many and helped propel our province to international prominence as a world leader in genomics research.
UBC researchers develop wearable ultrasound device the size of a Band-AidRead more
This Saint Lucian Woman Is Combining Agriculture, Technology & Gender EqualityRead more
Could a DIY ultrasound be in your future? UBC breakthrough opens door to $100 ultrasound machine
Engineers at the University of British Columbia have developed a new ultrasound transducer, or probe, that could dramatically lower the cost of ultrasound scanners to as little as $100. Their patent-pending innovation—no bigger than a Band-Aid—is portable, wearable and can be powered by a smartphone.