Earned media

2022

Rather than threaten jobs, artificial intelligence should collaborate with human writers, The Conversation Canada, July 28, 2022

DeepMind AI learns simple physics like a baby, Nature Journal, July 11, 2022, Jeff Clune quoted

Privacy in the metaverse, Global News, July 10, 2022

Delay and Deflect: How women gig workers respond to sexual harassment, The Conversation Canada, July 5, 2022

Mulling the metaverse: computer scientists weigh in on the internet’s future potential, University Affairs, May 27, 2022

Women working for apps like Uber don't feel safe reporting harassment, CTV News, May 6, 2022. Other publications that ran the story: City News,  Business in VancouverPrince George CitizenVancouver is AwesomeDawson Creek MirrorTri-City NewsPique Newsmagazine, Peace Arch NewsToday in BCMaple Ridge-Pitt Meadows NewsKelowna Capital NewsHaida Gwaii ObserverVictoria NewsCastlegar News

Vancouver ranked world's seventh best city for tech, with education a key strength, The Daily Hive, Jan. 28, 2022

2021

The promise and pitfalls behind synthetic data  University Affairs, Dec. 13, 2021

The Science Behind Ouija Boards  Discover, October 25, 2021

Savvy coders find way to nab coveted B.C. camping spots  CBC News, June 26, 2021

Making Virtual Assistants Sound Human Poses a Challenge for Designers  The Conversation Canada, June 7, 2021

AI is Learning How to Create Itself  MIT Technology Review, May 27, 2021

Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia: Enterprise Technology  Forbes, May, 2021

Amazon Scholar Alla Sheffer uses computer graphics to drive improvements in garment sizing and fitting  Amazon Science, February 24, 2021

2020

30 Women in Robotics you Need to Know About - Robohub, October 13, 2020

Gamemakers Inject AI to Develop More Lifelike Characters - Wired Magazine,  May 27, 2020

UBC grads create app for small businesses struggling during COVID-19 - BC Business, May 15, 2020

Vancouver radiologists and UBC students build database of COVID-19-affected lung images - The Kingston Whig Standard, April 22, 2020

COVID-19: UBC researchers propose potential roadmap to ease restrictions, fight pandemic - The Vancouver Sun, April 2, 2020

Huawei spends millions at Canadian university, but some professors fear US crackdown - South China Morning Post, January 8, 2020

The Best Schools for Computer Science in Canada 2020 - University Magazine, January 6, 2020

 

2019

Rogers launches its first 5G Smart Campus in Canada at UBC - IT World Canada, November 6, 2019

UBC ranks 9th in North America for scientific impact - DH - May 22, 2019

Etalumis 'reverses' simulations to reveal new science - Phys Org, November 13, 2019

Norm Francis: an interview with a Canadian software pioneer - CANTECH Letter, October 6, 2019

Entrepreneur Of The Year 2019: Environmental Products + Services - UBC CS Alumnus Thomas Ligocki  BC Business - Oct. 3, 2019

New app helps drivers answer 'Is the Massey Tunnel Okay?' - Vancouverisawesome.com, September 5, 2019

Vancouver startup to work on EU project to develop self-driving buses - Daily Hive, Jan 7, 2019

2018

https://betakit.com/vector-institute-adds-five-new-faculty-members/ - BetaKit, Dec. 3, 2018

Five UBC students awarded prestigious Women in Technology Scholarships - The Georgia Straight, November 22, 2018

UBC Computer Scientists Turn Amazon Alexa Into a Tool for Software Engineers -  TNet - May 24, 2018

Empowered Startups forms Research Partnership with UBC to further human-computer interactions - Cision, May 22, 2018

2017


Early Google Investor donates $7.5 million to UBC Computer Science  - Daily Hive News, Dec. 19, 2017

UBC recruits computer scientist from Harvard - Vancouver Courier, December 5, 2017

Go Ahead, Interrupt My Day  - The New Yorker, May 5, 2017

2016

Best Computer Science Universities in Canada: 2017 Ranking  - Maclean's - Oct. 31, 2016

UBC students win 25,000 euros at international tech competition - CBC, May 30, 2016

2013

Free online courses shake up the world of post-secondary education - The Vancouver Sun, November, 2013