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Kelowna student honoured nationally by BGC Canada

Castanet | | Media coverage

Mehak Parihar, a first-year engineering student at UBC Okanagan, is one of seven youths across Canada who have been awarded the honour for her exceptional leadership, dedication to service and remarkable achievements within her community.

UBC researchers look to the past to improve construction sustainability

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Researchers at UBC Okanagan are revisiting old building practices — the use of by-products and cast-offs — as a way to improve building materials and sustainability of the trade.

The Sky’s The Limit For Alyona

| Spotlight

An exchange to Delft was a doorway to new academic and cultural experiences for Alyona Glazyrina.

Two UBC Engineering students awarded 2024 Cansbridge Fellowship

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UBC engineering students Matthew Chow and Lily Watt have been named recipients of the 2024 Cansbridge Fellowship.

Improving Cybersecurity- A Crucial Line Of Defence

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Hanieh's journey in her PhD and her passion for research and cybersecurity

Making The World A Better Place Through Research And Sharing Knowledge

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Madisyn shares her journey in engineering and her experience as a graduate student.

Vancouver and Burnaby residents reported extreme chemical smell and coughing following Parkland refinery accident

Vancouver Sun | | Media coverage

A project led by mechanical engineering researchers called “Smell Vancouver” received record reports following an industrial accident at Burnaby’s Parkland refinery. Dr. Naomi Zimmerman commented on the reports.

A Semester In Hong Kong Was A Highlight Of Tina Nguyen’s Engineering Education

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Tina's decision of studying electrical engineering and how going on exchange was an amazing experience for her.

UBC team probing tire chemical linked to salmon death wins $1.8M in funding

Global News | | Media coverage

A UBC-led project aiming to protect B.C.’s declining salmon population by identifying and mitigating toxic road runoff has received a $1.8 million grant from Canada’s Pacific Salmon Strategy Initiative and the B.C. government. Civil engineering…

UBC-led initiative protects salmon against toxic road runoffs

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UBC engineers and their partners are working to identify and mitigate toxic hot spots in salmon habitats. The researchers are surveying streams across the Lower Mainland, hoping to build “green infrastructure” that can contain this toxin.

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