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By Nathan Skolski on March 26, 2018
UBC Okanagan’s top debaters face off against one another Wednesday at the fifth annual Roger Watts Debate.
By Nathan Skolski on March 20, 2018
For anyone who has ever looked into the night sky and wondered how it all came to be, UBC Okanagan is hosting an evening with UBC astrophysicist Mark Halpern.
By Patty Wellborn on March 15, 2018
A new UBC study is using a high-altitude expedition to better understand how reduced oxygen levels affect the brain and whether antioxidant supplements—commonly sold and marketed as a remedy for altitude sickness—are effective.
By Patty Wellborn on March 14, 2018
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.
By Nathan Skolski on March 14, 2018
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.
By Nathan Skolski on March 12, 2018
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.
By Nathan Skolski on March 9, 2018
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.
Posted in Media Releases | Tagged Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies, Faculty of Health and Social Development, Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences, Learning, Research, School of Engineering, School of Nursing
By Patty Wellborn on March 7, 2018
Doctoral student Sydney Morgan won UBC Okanagan’s Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition yesterday, with a presentation of her research into native or indigenous yeasts that can make exceptional wines.
By Nathan Skolski on March 5, 2018
Researchers from UBC’s Okanagan campus hope to make advances in tissue replacement and cancer research through a new technology that can produce living, 3D printed bio-tissues.