From research to real-world impact: Meet four UBC Applied Science women inspiring inclusion

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Architects and landscape architects. Community and regional planners. Engineers. Nurses. This International Women’s Day (IWD), we celebrate the achievements and contributions of women within UBC Applied Science.

Research Excellence Clusters funded in 2024/25

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Ten research excellence clusters led by Applied Science researchers will be supported through UBC's Research Excellence Clusters initiative in 2024/25.

Applied Science faculty win all UBC Campus as a Living Lab ‘Grand Challenge’ awards

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The Campus as a Living Lab 'Grand Challenge' called for visionary approaches to how BC and Canada can effectively respond to the climate emergency. This year's winning projects on both UBC campuses all hail from the Faculty of Applied…

Some classes to resume in-person January 24, 2022

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Dear students,  Due to the experiential nature of the learning and requirements within the Faculty of Applied Science, an important exception has been made to the decision taken by UBC to extend online learning.  

Classes moving online January 10-23, 2022

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From January 10 – 23, 2022, all classes will be online, unless instructors or programs indicate otherwise.

Alumni Advice for Graduating into a Pandemic

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EMMA GARROD, Nursing  Stay creative and open! In my twelve years of nursing I have worked in a variety of clinical areas, as well as in education, policy and research. Think about ways your skills can stretch and apply to different areas that you…

UBC Applied Science researchers named among world's top scientists

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More than 100 researchers affiliated with the UBC Faculty of Applied Science are among the 100,000 most-cited scientists across all scientific fields, or among the top two per cent of most-cited scientists in their respective subfields, according to…

Leonie Sandercock receives YWCA Women of Distinction Award

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Leonie Sandercock, a professor in the UBC School of Community and Regional Planning (SCARP), has received a 2020 YWCA Women of Distinction Award. Now in their 37th year, the Women of Distinction Awards aim to honour extraordinary women leaders while…

Two UBC Applied Science profs inducted into Royal Society of Canada 

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Leonie Sandercock, a professor in the UBC School of Community and Regional Planning (SCARP), has been elected a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada (RSC), Canada’s highest honour for artists, scholars and scientists. 

Wider pavement markings could make highways safer 

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Making pavement markings two to four inches wider can significantly reduce collisions on Canadian highways, new research from the University of British Columbia, the University of Alberta and McMaster University suggests.    The study, which…

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