Posts Tagged ‘Faculty of Applied Science’

#ChangeTheWorld

May. 1, 2013 | Filed under: UBC Reports Stories, University News | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

The inaugural UBC Reports Most Likely to Change the World contest received 45 nominations from students, faculty and staff across both campuses.

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Vancouver campus deploys new $5.1M ‘smart grid’ energy storage system

Apr. 19, 2013 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed, Science, Health and Technology, University News | Tags: , , , , , ,

UBC President Stephen Toope today unveiled a new energy storage system, or prototype smart grid, created in partnership with Alpha Technologies Ltd. and Corvus Energy.

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Mural: The Art of Parenting According to Old and New Wisdom

Student helps First Nations bring parenting values to life

Apr. 8, 2013 | Filed under: Arts and Humanities, Extra, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Aftab Erfan was intrigued when she learned that a Vancouver Island First Nation band had approached UBC’s School of Community & Regional Planning (SCARP) for help drafting and implementing their community plan.

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Monica Pearson wades into the chilly waters of the Fraser River to save Canada’s last 300 Oregon spotted frog breeding females

Against all odds

Apr. 3, 2013 | Filed under: Science, Health and Technology, UBC Reports Stories | Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Monica Pearson wades into the chilly waters of the Fraser River to save Canada’s last 300 Oregon spotted frog breeding females

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The Odysseus is a single-passenger, four-wheeled fuel-efficient vehicle created by the UBC Supermilage team

Engineering students demo ultra fuel-efficient cars

Mar. 18, 2013 | Filed under: Media Advisory, News Feed, Science, Health and Technology | Tags: , , , , , , , ,

The UBC Supermileage Team will demonstrate two cars in advance of the Shell Eco-Marathon Americas competition for ultra energy-efficient vehicles

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Eight Canada Research Chairs valued at $4.5M appointed at UBC

Mar. 15, 2013 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed, University News | Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

University of British Columbia research in areas ranging from Indigenous literature, to nanotechnology, to evolutionary biology received a boost today with the appointment and renewal of eight Canada Research Chairs.

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UBC Engineering hosts two competitions this week showcasing students’ design ingenuity

Jan. 23, 2013 | Filed under: Media Advisory, News Feed, Science, Health and Technology | Tags: , , , , ,

From all-terrain, remotely operated vehicles to concrete toboggans, UBC engineering students are competing this week in two competitions for marks and bragging rights. Media are invited to cover both events.

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Live for the Moment: A research-based photo exhibit about life, death, and young men

Jan. 15, 2013 | Filed under: Extra, News Feed, Science, Health and Technology | Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Following up on a study from last year on how young men grieve for a friend who died accidentally, UBC researchers have taken their project to Whistler to examine this issue in the resort community.

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UBC and Fraunhofer Society enter $4.9 million clean energy partnership

Jan. 15, 2013 | Filed under: Business, Law and Society, Media Release, News Feed, University News | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

A $4.9-million research partnership between UBC and Germany’s Fraunhofer Society – Europe’s largest applied research institution – will advance clean energy research in five critical areas, from wind energy to zero emission vehicles.

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