In recognition of our world-class science, on September 8, the federal government announced that the University of British Columbia will receive $42 million to fund science and engineering research.
A year ago, no one imagined that a team of amateurs from UBC would successfully send their rocket, Cypress, to an altitude of 10,000 feet. Above all, no one imagined that this team of underdogs would win their first rocket launch competition.
A year ago, there was no Cypress the rocket, and no UBC Rocket team. Now, 60 members strong, they are competing for the first time at the Spaceport American Cup in Las Cruces, New Mexico from June 20 to 24, 2017.
As part of its monthly seminar series, the School of Population and Public Health (SPPH) held a talk about the realities of the opioid crisis and the current work being done to combat the increasing number of drug overdoses in British Columbia.
The strange creatures in the film Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them were made using software developed by computer scientists at the Institute of Computing, Information and Cognitive System (ICICS).
White Rock, a city with a population of 20,000, has found elevated amounts of arsenic and manganese in its water. White Rock has a water problem and a UBC-based research team is helping to find a solution
Let’s play a game. The rules are simple — guess how much global fisheries will lose due to climate change by 2050. 500 million? One billion? Five billion? New research conducted shows fisheries are projected to lose $10 billion in revenue by 2050.