Some classes to resume in-person January 24, 2022
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
From January 10 – 23, 2022, all classes will be online, unless instructors or programs indicate otherwise.
Alumni Advice for Graduating into a Pandemic
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
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
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
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
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…
UBC Applied Science researchers receive Vanier and Banting awards
Four UBC Applied Science doctoral students have received Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships from the Government of Canada. Awardees are selected based on their leadership skills, research potential and scholarly achievements.
UBC Applied Science research projects awarded nearly $2.25M by federal New Frontiers in Research Fund
Research projects led or co-led by UBC Applied Science faculty members have received nearly $2.25 million under the Exploration stream of the Government of Canada’s New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF). The Exploration stream aims to promote…
UBC hosts road safety symposium featuring international experts
With the number of car crashes resulting in injury or death increasing every year, the need to make our roads safer has never been more urgent. But as traffic worsens, potentially attention-diverting technologies proliferate and substance abuse…