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News Government General
August 5, 2020  

UBC loses appeal over ammonia dump that killed fish in Vancouver creek

CIMCO Refrigeration was fined $800,000 by the provincial court after pleading guilty to discharging the chemical into the storm drain

News Manufacturing Minerals General Sustainability
July 25, 2019  

UBC research on capturing carbon from mining secures federal funding

NRC has awarded $2 million for testing of techniques at the Gahcho Kue diamond mine in the Northwest Territories.

News Manufacturing General
March 14, 2017  

Scotiabank funds $2M cybersecurity initiative at UBC

Will support research and educational initiatives over five years.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Sustainability
February 15, 2017  

UBC to exclude fossil fuel companies from low-carbon investment fund

Oil, gas and coal investments accounted for 10% of the school’s $1.4-billion endowment as of February 2016.

News Aerospace Manufacturing Metals Business Operations General Technology
July 13, 2016  

Avcorp partners with UBC on innovation

Learning Factory will integrate industrial production with learning and research on advanced composites.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Operations Production Sustainability
February 4, 2016  

UBC says no to selling off fossil fuel holdings

School has created a $10 million sustainability fund in an effort to meet environmental goals.

News Aerospace Government Manufacturing Economy General Production
June 30, 2015  

Smarter approach to defence spending could save $10B: report

UBC professor says the government needs to rethink major purchases like the F-35 fighter jets.

News Energy Oil & Gas General Sustainability
February 11, 2015  

UBC faculty urge school to divest of fossil fuels

School’s investments in oil, gas and coal firms total 10% of its $1.3-billion endowment fund.

Feature Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations
December 23, 2014  

Whiplash prevention

Machine vision system to reduces risk of injury.

News Automotive Energy Manufacturing Transportation Business Operations Operations Production Sustainability Technology
December 19, 2012  

Fill’er up – wirelessly

UBC R&D to boost EV appeal.

News Automotive Energy Manufacturing Transportation Business Operations Operations Production Sustainability Technology
October 29, 2012  

UBC develops wireless EV charger [VIDEO]

Method operates at frequencies 100 times lower than current charging technologies.

News Energy Sustainability
June 14, 2012  

UBC gets biogasified

Nexterra hedges its bets on fledgling syngas

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Technology
April 25, 2012  

Whiplash protection

R&D looks at auto design that lowers risk.

News Automotive Business Operations Operations Technology
September 2, 2011  

Toyota and UBC to reinvent how wheels are made

After receiving more than $700,000, the Vancouver university and Japanese car-maker look to minimize cost and streamline wheel production

News Business Operations Operations
November 8, 2010  

Risk of injury higher for shift workers

Awareness first step to reduction