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
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.
Scotiabank funds $2M cybersecurity initiative at UBC
Will support research and educational initiatives over five years.
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.
Avcorp partners with UBC on innovation
Learning Factory will integrate industrial production with learning and research on advanced composites.
UBC says no to selling off fossil fuel holdings
School has created a $10 million sustainability fund in an effort to meet environmental goals.
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.
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.
Machine vision system to reduces risk of injury.
Fill’er up – wirelessly
UBC R&D to boost EV appeal.
UBC develops wireless EV charger [VIDEO]
Method operates at frequencies 100 times lower than current charging technologies.
UBC gets biogasified
Nexterra hedges its bets on fledgling syngas
R&D looks at auto design that lowers risk.
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
Risk of injury higher for shift workers
Awareness first step to reduction