Archive for October, 2011

UBC Southern Medical Program recruiting volunteer patients

October 31, 2011 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: ,

Clinical training sessions will help prepare next generation of doctors Interested in training the next generation of doctors? The UBC Faculty of Medicine Southern Medical Program (SMP) is recruiting volunteer patients to help train its inaugural class of medical students. “Volunteer patients play a vital role in the education of future doctors,” says Diane Oorebeek, [...]

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UBC releases new information on animal research

October 28, 2011 | Filed under: Media Releases

The University of British Columbia is publishing on its Animal Research website information on the total number of animals involved in research during 2010

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Passion for helping others leads to award

October 27, 2011 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: ,

Sarah Bryant has received the Options for Sexual Health Volunteer of the Year Award. The Master of Arts in Education student at the University of British Columbia’s Okanagan campus is passionate about volunteering and helping others.

UBC student Sarah Bryan volunteers with Options for Sexual Health

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UBC professor makes a difference half a world away

October 21, 2011 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: ,

Susan Crichton, associate professor and director of graduate studies with the Faculty of Education at the University of British Columbia’s Okanagan campus in her office after recently returning from Karachi, Pakistan where she co-facilitated a professional development program.

Susan Crichton helping teach faculty in Pakistan

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Community research projects featured at UBC grant forum

October 20, 2011 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags:

Sustainability issues highlight campus initiatives in Glenmore neighbourhood

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UBC Study: South Okanagan immigrants face many hurdles

October 19, 2011 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags:

Wolfgang Depner has studied immigrant issues in the South Okanagan and found there are challenges to keeping immigrants in the region.

Better transit, cheaper housing and better pay needed

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Author gives Kelowna audience tips on how to live longer

October 14, 2011 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: ,

Dan Buettner comes to Okanagan as part of Distinguished Speaker Series

Dan Buettner comes to Okanagan as part of Distinguished Speaker Series

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Emotional pleas focus of extensive psychology study

October 14, 2011 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: ,

Leanne ten Brinke, a forensic psychologist student studying at the University of British Columbia’s Okanagan campus, has studied 78 emotional, televised pleas and can tell who is lying and who is not.

UBC researchers finding clues to who is being dishonest

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Six new Canada Research Chairs appointed at UBC

October 12, 2011 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: , ,

Okanagan professor Philip Ainslie named CRC in Cerebrovascular Function in Health and Disease

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Small Business Accelerator brings speakers to campus

October 12, 2011 | Filed under: Media Advisory

Compelling speakers will offer free advice at Oct. 19 event Small business operators or those thinking of starting a business can get some free expert advice at the University of British Columbia’s Okanagan campus. The Small Business Accelerator (SBA), an initiative of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, will celebrate Small Business Week by hosting [...]

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