By Bud Mortenson on September 4, 2019
The age-old technique of dressing in layers is a tried and tested way to protect from the elements. Now thanks to $1.5M in new funding for UBC’s Okanagan campus, researchers are pushing the practice to new limits by creating a high-tech body armour solution with multiple layers of protection against diverse threats.
By Matthew Grant on September 23, 2015
STAR researchers collaborate with Conair and partner institutions.
Posted in Media Releases, Spotlight | Tagged Business, Faculty of Health and Social Development, Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences, STAR, School of Engineering, School of Health and Exercise Sciences
By Bud Mortenson on October 14, 2014
UBC has launched a new research innovation facility where industry and university researchers can pool their knowledge to rapidly develop novel technologies for human protection, survivability and performance in extreme or remote conditions.