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Rogers and UBC Extend 5G Partnership Through 2025

Rogers and the University of British Columbia announced on Tuesday a 5G research partnership will be extended through 2025. The four-year $4.8 million partnership will see 5G research projects such as wildfire management, human teleoperation, and emergency and disaster monitoring. “Our continued partnership allows us to pursue research discoveries and develop new applications of 5G to...

UBC Student Wins $50,000 for Inventing a Phone-Charging Travel Mug

Ann Makosinski, a first-year student at the University of British Columbia, has been awarded $50,000 for inventing a phone-charging travel mug that harnesses heat from hot beverages to create energy. According to CBC News, the 18 year old student from Victoria, who won the Quest Climate Change Grant along with five other Canadian recipients on December 16, said that she invented...