EML Summer Design Review 2024


On Tuesday June 25th, the Emerging Media Lab hosted a Design Review for all the amazing projects this term.

EML Spring Showcase 2024


On April 10th, UBC faculty, students, and community members all gathered together to celebrate the progress of the Emerging Media Lab’s fall projects.

EML Spotlight: Forestʌr with EMLx


Recently, a team of UBC students at EMLx designed, developed and launched Forestʌr, multifaceted app that integrates Augmented Reality (AR) and interactive guidance to offer a personalized forest bathing experience, addressing key barriers such as location, time, and financial constraints.

EML Summer Showcase 2023


On September 12th, members of the UBC community gathered to celebrate the progress of EML’s summer projects. 

EML Wins CUCCIO Collaboration Award


EML wins a prestigious award that recognizes outstanding contributions made by Canadian universities and their IT departments in fostering collaboration and driving innovation.

Advice From EML Student Graduates


EML is excited to congratulate our student workers that are graduating this year! Click to find out more about their interviews where we asked them about their time at EML and advice for those looking into joining the emerging media space.

EML Project Snapshot: Electrocardiography Visualization and Classification


Project team members this semester: Dr. Matthew Yedlin, EECE (PI), Dr. Liisa Holsti, The Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy (PI), George Gu (Developer, EML staff), Dante Cerron (EML Staff Developer), Jinil Patel (Student Software Developer)    Electrocardiography is the process of producing an electrocardiogram (ECG), which records electrical signals in the heart. The signals are displayed in a graph of […]

EML Project Snapshot: Interactive Animation Toolkit for Unity


Project team members this semester: Dante Cerron (Developer, EML staff), Rosaline Baek (Project Lead, Developer – Work Learn student), Vita Chan (Designer – Work Learn student), Alex Zhou (Developer – Work Learn student), Allen Chen (EML student volunteer)   Several projects at EML involve creating 3D applications and animations using the platform Unity. Over the course of these projects, EML’s developers started to see parallels: for every new […]

EML Project Snapshot: Socratic Dialogues


Combine artificial intelligence with the Socratic method. What do we get? This is what UBC Adjunct Professor of Law and EML Professor in Residence Jon Festinger is exploring in one of the Emerging Media Lab’s current projects called “Socratic Dialogues”. Project team members this semester: Jon Festinger (PI), Dante Cerron (EML staff), Richard Tape (CTLT staff), Michelle Huynh (EML student) The Socratic method, named after the […]

EML Project Snapshot: 3D Metabolism


  Visualizing Metabolism in 3D   Team this summer: Dr. Lindsay Rogers (PI), Dr. Patrick Pennefather (Consultant), Michael Sider (Consultant), Dante Cerron (Developer, EML staff), Kim Nipp (EML staff – UBC Studios), Rayyan Saiyed (Work Learn student), Joshua Yoon (Work Learn student), Nikko Dumrique (Work Learn student)     Learning about metabolic pathways can be one of the most challenging parts […]

EML Project Snapshot: Virtual Co-Locator


Rough sketch by Ada Tam   Project team members: Dr. Pennefather (PI, Faculty in Residence), Dante Cerron (Lead Software Developer, EML Staff), Olivia Chen (Theatre and Film Student), Ada Tam (Master of Digital Media Student)  In an unprecedented crisis that had workplaces across the globe move their operations online, video calls became the primary channel […]

EML In Real Time: Dante Cerron


Meet Dante, the lead software developer for academic innovation at EML. To learn more about Dante's role, check out the interview!

EML In Real Time: Zahra Asadi


Meet Zahra, a 3rd year electrical engineering student and software developer at EML. To find out more about Zahra’s experience at EML, check out her interview!

EML In Real Time: Yousra Alfarra


Meet Yousra, a 3rd year cognitive systems major at UBC. To find out more about Yousra’s role at EML and the skills she gained, check out her interview!

EML In Real Time: Nikko Dumrique


Meet Nikko, a 4th year physics major and work learn student at EML. To find out more about Nikko's role at EML, check out his interview!

Ask a work-learn: 10 things EML members should know


Are you a member or thinking of becoming a member at EML? Read more to make the best of your time at the lab!

Metanaut CEO Peter Kao shares 5 tips for students to get started in VR


If you have ever dreamt of starting a career or hobby in creating virtual reality experiences, take some tips from EML’s industry consultant, Peter Kao.

Students learn about seismic waves using the Google Cardboard


Feb. 28, 2019 | Faculty-in-Residence Dr. Matt Yedlin discusses the benefits and challenges of using the Google Cardboard to teach university course material.

Dr. Queen shares the possibilities of AR/VR in veterinary science


Veterinarian Dr. Christopher Queen discusses on how emerging technologies can be used within animal healthcare in an EML lecture.

Project Spotlight: Interactive Orchestra with Serena Chao


A conversation with project coordinator Serena about Interactive Orchestra's vision and development

Recap: EML Midterm Showcase


Thank you to our staff, students, faculty and partners for making the Emerging Media Lab what it has become today!

Dr. Pawel Kindler shows-off Fossa Finder to first-year dentistry students


Dentistry students weigh-in on what they think about the application of VR in dentistry education and healthcare.

EML Wins CUCCIO Innovation Award


The Canadian University Council of Chief Information Officers (CUCCIO) recognizes EML's achievements in innovation.