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Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Health Cluster Alliance

Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Health Cluster Alliance

The Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (JEDI) Health Cluster Alliance comprises 8 UBC Research Excellence Clusters who contribute to health research. The goal of this alliance is to learn about inequity and oppression in a post-secondary context, to investigate the strategies that the University of British Columbia and other institutions are using to combat various types of oppression, and to create change, starting within our Clusters. Three […]

JEDI Health Cluster Alliance
Second Place Team: Benjamin Corbett, Aliya Zhang, Ben Cheung, Aidan Shields, Karina Akhemdova, and Usama Jillani

Leveraging 5G and Student Brain Power: the UBC-Rogers 5G Smart Transportation Virtual Case Competition

Dec 10, 2021

UBC-Rogers virtual competition challenged student teams to find solutions to Vancouver traffic congestion using 5G technology.

Second Place Team: Benjamin Corbett, Aliya Zhang, Ben Cheung, Aidan Shields, Karina Akhemdova, and Usama Jillani
Rogers and UBC Renew 5G Research Partnership
Rogers and UBC Renew 5G Research Partnership through 2025

Rogers and UBC Renew 5G Research Partnership through 2025

Nov 18, 2021

Four-year $4.8 million partnership will focus on new 5G research projects in areas like wildfire management that will help the province respond to new environmental challenges.

2021 Venture Showcase
3rd Annual Tri-Cluster Research Day
Blockchain Industry Night September 23, 2021

Blockchain Industry Night September 23, 2021

The industry night held by the ICICS research cluster Blockchain@UBC  on September 23 was a great success, even if it had to be held online. To recap, we openly acknowledged the contribution of industry partners to the Blockchain Graduate Pathway and the continuous support of Mitcas, NSERC and ICCIS (The Institute for Computing, Information and Cognitive Systems). […]

Thriving…Not Just Surviving

Thriving…Not Just Surviving

While the world has been on pause during the pandemic, innovation on campus has continued to flourish. Startups generally have been hit particularly hard by the pandemic. As challenging as launching a startup is in the best of times, doing so during a pandemic presents smaller ventures with even greater challenges in accessing funding, research […]