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REGULATION OF FIRMS The Professional Governance Act introduces the regulation of engineering and geoscience firms in BC, beginning July 1, 2021. This article explains which firms the new regulation applies to and the steps to register for a Permit to Practice. COVER STORY EXAMINING MASK MATERIALS While COVID-19 vaccines are making headlines across Canada, experts are cautioning that masks will remain important for the foreseeable future. But not all mask materials are equally effective against the virus. A UBC engineer and his colleagues partnered with a BC anaesthesiologist to find out which mask materials are most effective.
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STEM AND DIVERSITY Introducing science, technology, engineering, and math fields to school- aged children is becoming increasingly commonplace. But educators and diversity advocates are also using it as a way to underscore diversity values.
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ON THE COVER A UBC researcher and engineer and his colleagues evaluated a range of mask materials for their efficacy against COVID-19. P hoto : C lare K iernan
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