Arts

Student Okanagan Film Festival to be launched by UBC's Creative Studies

: Student Okanagan Film Festival poster

With the goal of launching a new entertainment tradition, students and faculty with FCCS at UBC Okanagan’s Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies are planning their inaugural film festival.

Learning

UBC professor heads to Rwanda to promote inclusion and play

UBC Assist. Prof. Stephen Berg with school children in Rwanda.

Even children who live in extreme poverty or countries ravaged by war respond positively to games and playtime.

Health

Prolonged antibiotic use can accelerate diabetes, UBC study shows

UBC Assist. Prof. Deanna Gibson

A team of UBC researchers has found that gut bacteria are linked to the onset of Type 1 diabetes.

Business & Politics

UBC and industry partnership spurs metallurgical sector development in BC Interior

UBC Associate Professor Lukas Bichler (second from left) discusses how to extract minerals from mining byproducts with his students.

A $293,000 research partnership among Teck Metals Ltd., Fenix Advanced Materials, Drop Designs, Mitacs and the University of British Columbia aims to use by-products from smelting operations to create economic development opportunities in the province’s Southern Interior.