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By Sam Charles on May 31, 2018
New research demonstrates the application of structured error-correcting codes to extend the maximum distance of QKD over standard fiber-optic cable up to 140 km.
By Sam Charles on May 29, 2018
The choice to finish a degree in four or five years can be a tough one for many students. The pressures of a heavy-work load, the costs of tuition and housing can all play a role in the decision to take an additional year to complete your degree.
By Sam Charles on May 16, 2018
It’s not your everyday test drive. The first-ever personal belongings carrier, specifically designed for homeless people, is ready to roll onto Kelowna sidewalks.
By Sam Charles on May 8, 2018
While wearing a crisply ironed, wrinkle-free shirt makes a good impression, researchers at UBC’s Okanagan campus are working to solve the issue of wrinkling when it comes to making textile composites.
By Sam Charles on May 4, 2018
First year Engineering student Levon Joslin sees an opportunity to make a difference. “I want to help others and to protect the environment,’ says the Lax’Kwalaams First Nation member who grew up in Edmonton. With an older cousin in engineering, Joslin was drawn to the field due to his gift for mathematics. “I’ve always had […]
By Sam Charles on May 3, 2018
The School of Engineering well-represented at the 2018 Provost’s Teaching Awards Reception in all categories.
By Sam Charles on May 2, 2018
Physical activity is an effective way to help improve the many mental and physical effects of breast cancer treatment. Yet, studies show up to 70 per cent of breast cancer survivors are not getting enough activity.