New undergrad course on Smart Cities January 2019

Cities are being repaidly transformed by information technology and socio-economic innovation. This is led by a massive growth in citizen generated data and the internet of things.

PLAN 341 "Smart Cities: Concepts, Methods and Design" will explore emerging theorgy, methods and framworks for understanding the field of "Smart Cities.

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Design and Innovation Day, April 5th

UBC Applied Science is hosting its largest showcase of the year – Design and Innovation Day – on April 5, 2018 at the Vancouver Campus! The showcase will feature senior design and research projects across Engineering, Architecture and Landscape Architecture, Community and Regional Planning and Nursing.

Come and learn about science and technology through a variety of fun and exciting projects!

Event Details:

Thursday, April 5

MCRP sees first graduating class

On June 1 the first class to hold the degree: Master of Community and Regional Planning (MCRP) will graduate at UBC. Twenty-five MCRP students including 4 students from the Indigenous Community Planning specialization will walk across the Chan Centre stage. The class was first admitted to the department in September 2015.

 - For more information contact Lou Corpuz-Bosshart, UBC Public Affairs

Vancouver, Calgary and Sochi. Beijing, London and Rio. How does an Olympic host city fare after the fanfare fades and the stars and their adoring crowds go home? It’s a question that has fascinated Canadian long-track speed skating champion Christine Nesbitt for years.

The three-time Olympian hung up her skates just over two years ago, having won 124 international medals over a 12-year career, including individual gold at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic Games. Now a full-time master’s student at...

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