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UBC eng-cite receives NSERC grant to promote young girls' interest in engineering

  UBC eng-cite has been awarded a $33,000 grant from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada’s PromoScience Program. The PromoScience Program aims to promote interest and...

Indigenous students experience science and engineering research

  From May 15 to 19, UBC will host 30 grade 11 Indigenous students from across Canada to its Vancouver campus for one week to experience the thrill of exploratory research first-hand as part of the...

Mechanical engineering prof named Wall Scholar

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UBC professor recognized for major contributions to telecom technologies

UBC Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor Victor C. M. Leung (BASc ’77, PhD ’82, electrical engineering), P.Eng., has received the Canadian Award for Telecommunications Research from the...

Distinguished University Scholar — Annette Browne

Congratulations to UBC Nursing's Annette Browne, recently named a UBC Distinguished University Scholar.

Canada’s only Indigenous planning program prepares students to support communities

Thanks to a $500,000 federal grant, the Indigenous Community Planning (ICP) program at UBC’s School of Community and Regional Planning (SCARP) will expand into a permanent offering starting fall 201...

Sylvia McAdam receives 2016 Margolese National Design for Living Prize

The School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture awards the 2016 Margolese National Design for Living Prize to Sylvia McAdam. Sylvia, a citizen of the nêhiyaw (Cree) Nation, is one of four fou...

Big NSERC gains for UBC advanced manufacturing research

UBC mechanical engineering professor Yusuf Altintas, P.Eng., has been awarded one of four 2016 Strategic Partnership Grants for Networks by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSER...

SCARP students represent Canada at major UN conference

  Students from UBC’s School of Community and Regional Planning (SCARP) are in Quito, Ecuador, this week to present posters at the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Develo...

Community planning program recognized for Indigenous engagement

  The UBC School of Community and Regional Planning and and the Musqueam Indian Band’s joint Indigenous Community Planning (ICP) program has been awarded the 2016 International Association for Pub...