Congrats, Dr. Viega!
By Eugene Barsky on November 6, 2012
By Eugene Barsky on November 1, 2012
By Eugene Barsky on October 30, 2012
From this week’s Popular Science:
Oak Ridge National Labs has deployed what should be the world’s fastest supercomputer when the world’s petaflops are tabulated next month, and it is dedicated to open science
By Eugene Barsky on August 9, 2012
Read more here – http://thelinkpaper.ca/?p=18212
By Eugene Barsky on July 26, 2012
Congratulations to all students that were awarded the Canadian Mineral Industry Education Fund Scholarships!
By Eugene Barsky on July 5, 2012
UBC engineering students unseated the defending champion US Naval Academy and defeated seven other teams from across the world winning the sixth Annual International Robotic Sailing Competition. The competition challenges students to design, build and race robotic sailboats.
For more information, visit http://bit.ly/LkZd6O.
By Aleteia Greenwood on May 30, 2012
Charles Ling (University of Western Ontario) and Qiang Yang (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology) have written a helpful book for people who are interested in what it is like to be a scientist or a researcher.
Available as an ebook (to access it if you are off-campus sign in with your CWL):
By Kevin Lindstrom on May 18, 2012
The Library has upgraded its Scifinder Scholar subscription to the Academic Unlimited Access Program.
This means that you have 24/7 access to Scifinder regardless of the number of users.
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By Eugene Barsky on May 16, 2012
UBC Computer Science students Xing Chen, Aram Ebtekar and Martin Lau are currently participating in the 36th Annual World Finals of the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) in Warsaw, Poland. The 5 hour programming contest is going to be held tonight, Thursday May 17th at 1 am PST. UBC will be competing with 111 other teams from all over the World.
Read more on the UBC CS site – https://www.cs.ubc.ca/news/2012/05/ubc-acm-team-competing-world-finals
By Eugene Barsky on April 10, 2012
The Discovery Accelerator Supplements (DAS) Program provides substantial and timely resources to a small group of researchers whose research proposals suggest and explore high-risk, novel or potentially transformative concepts and lines of inquiry, and are likely to have impact by contributing to groundbreaking advances.
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