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Statement on Anti-Asian Racism & Resources

Statement on Anti-Asian Racism & Resources

In light of the recent shootings in Atlanta and the rise of anti-Asian racism in the past year, we would like to join President Santa Ono and the Faculty of Applied Science in acknowledging and condemning harassment and violence against Asian and Pacific Islander communities, and all forms of discrimination. These are long-standing issues which […]

Call for Applications: CAGS / ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Awards – Deadline: March 23, 2021

CAGS / ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Awards The CAGS-ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Award recognizes Canadian doctoral dissertations that make unusually significant and original contributions to their academic field. They were established in 1994 and are presented annually by the Canadian Association for Graduate Studies (CAGS), with sponsorship support provided by ProQuest. There are two awards: one for […]

Public Scholarship Initiative Information Session – April 9, 2021

Public Scholarship Initiative Information Session UBC’s Public Scholars Initiative will start accepting applications for its seventh year on April 5th! A groundbreaking, award-winning scholarship program, PSI currently has 223 scholars from almost all faculties across UBC. Public Scholars enjoy (1) continuous academic support; (2) up to $20,000 financial support over two years and; (3) numerous […]

UBC experts team up to tackle air pollution with network of sensors

UBC experts team up to tackle air pollution with network of sensors

UBC NEWS: Air pollution is an urgent problem linked to as many as nine million deaths per year worldwide and 14,000 annually in Canada, primarily from related heart and lung diseases. A group of UBC experts are determined to mount a rapid response through research. The team, known as Rapid Air Improvement Network (RAIN), is […]

MECH researchers receive $2M funding towards innovative air quality project

MECH researchers receive $2M funding towards innovative air quality project

The Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) has awarded $2 million to the Rapid Air Improvement Network (RAIN) project lead by Dr. Steven Rogak and Dr. Naomi Zimmerman. They are working with several co-investigators and colleagues in the Department of Mechanical Engineering including Dr. Amanda Giang, Dr. Patrick Kirchen and Dr. Adam Rysanek, as well as […]

Grad Students Compete in 2021 Three Minute Thesis Heat

Grad Students Compete in 2021 Three Minute Thesis Heat

On February 25, five graduate students from the Department of Mechanical Engineering faced off on Zoom to see who could best explain their thesis research in three minutes or less. The Department’s second annual 3 Minute Thesis heat challenged graduate students to hone their communication skills by packing their complex research projects into a quick […]

MECH Virtual First-Year Networking Event – March 17, 2021

Are you a first-year Engineering student interested in learning about Mechanical Engineering? Join us for a special online networking event where you’ll get to meet our students, alumni, and faculty members! Join us for this unique online networking event where small groups of students will be matched with one current student, one alum and one […]

Call for Applications Rare + Ages Foundation Fellowship and Bursaries – Deadline: April 1

Rare Charitable Reserve and Ages Foundation Fellowship and Bursaries The rare Charitable Research Reserve is an urban land trust and environmental institute in Waterloo Region/Wellington, with its first four locations protecting almost 1,000 acres of highly sensitive lands. Since inception, rare has taken care of the land on behalf of the community through the use of Western tools in conservation, […]