All was well for the next four days until the team began receiving signals that the boat was heading off course to the south.
The faculty’s efforts have also extended beyond recruitment initiatives and into trying to address some of the more insidious issues that confront women once they enter engineering programs.
The climate crisis is among the top priorities for voters in the 2019 federal election and all the major parties have proposed plans to address it, but they vary greatly both in terms of their policy promises and their likely feasibility and impact.
But Chan also identified timber management and liquefied natural gas (LNG) policy as areas where the province could be doing more.
“When we actually scored and won, it was completely incredible,” said MacDougall.
“While we have been making some substantial progress over the past four years, you have to also take that in light of what’s happening in the U.S. and the UK, for example,” said Gibbs.
“I’m really excited about learning something new and coming up with new, exciting ideas in the lab," Sherbo said.
Overcoming the obstacles presented by the scars of history is difficult, but there is wide agreement that seeking informed consent and observing principles of responsibility and reciprocity are important basic steps that anyone seeking to work with an Indigenous community should take.
The ways that we work, play and socialize are dramatically different than they were 30 years ago. So are the ways we get off.
In this weekend’s recap, we feature rugby 7s in their second tournament of the year, men's basketball's first losses in months, hat tricks in hockey and titles for track, among other things.
“It’s good for people in the lab now to see that what they do can have some meaning.”
Our criteria are twofold; science and tech innovations should feature prominently in the submissions we receive and each piece should be no longer than 1,500 words.
The award, whose inaugural recipients include eight UBC students, was announced by Premier John Horgan in May 2018.
It's a film that takes a definite stance on which side in the debate is in the right — a feature that Yoon sees as an important part of the documentary.
“We are progressing really quickly and if everything goes to plan, we will still meet our timeline of getting it done by the end of 2020.”