Acclaimed animal advocate, photojournalist Jo-Anne McArthur visits UBC

Award-winning Canadian photojournalist Jo-Anne McArthur is hosting a public talk and gallery showing of her work while in Kelowna next week.

Jo-Anne McArthur, an award-winning Canadian photojournalist and founder of We Animals, will be one of UBC Okanagan’s 2018 Visiting Scholars. As part of the Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies (FCCS) visiting scholar program, McArthur will spend a week on campus from March 19 to 23 working with students and faculty.


Top researchers receive prestigious awards at UBC Okanagan

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From smart building materials, to innovative public art, to improved palliative care, UBC Okanagan’s Researchers of the Year are pushing the boundaries of human knowledge and developing new ways to improve their communities.


UBC researcher tackles the complexity of palliative care

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UBC researcher Barb Pesut has spent her career working on ways to improve the quality of end-of-life healthcare, especially for people in rural communities. Pesut, a professor in the School of Nursing at UBC’s Okanagan campus, is the Canada Research Chair in Health, Ethics and Diversity.

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Smart-bridge technology could lead to cheaper and safer infrastructure

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Researchers at UBC Okanagan have determined that smart memory alloys are a safer and more cost-effective alternative to steel reinforced concrete bridges in earthquake-prone areas like the BC lower mainland.