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By Patty Wellborn on May 31, 2018
UBC Professor Phil Ainslie’s research has taken him from extreme mountain peaks, to the wild edges of the globe and to the cold depths of the ocean. His quest is to understand why and how some people thrive in conditions that make the average person extremely ill.
By Patty Wellborn on May 30, 2018
While blueprints are essential for any construction project, a team of researchers—working hand in hand with the Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC)—say a clear blueprint is vital when it comes to establishing sporting programs including people with disabilities.
By Patty Wellborn on May 28, 2018
Mountains are bellwethers of climate shifts according to new reporting led by UBC researchers, who suggest these terrains are experiencing a variety of rapid and worrying changes.
By Nathan Skolski on May 24, 2018
While we know high-intensity interval training (HIIT) is time-efficient and good for our health, researchers are still curious to determine if less active users are willing to do it.
By Patty Wellborn on May 23, 2018
A pilot program encouraging older adults to get walking to improve their health has revealed unexpected details to researchers at UBC’s Okanagan campus.
Posted in Media Releases | Tagged Biology, Faculty of Health and Social Development, Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences, Psychology, Research, School of Health and Exercise Sciences, School of Social Work, Southern Medical Program
By Nathan Skolski on May 17, 2018
With the coming legalization of cannabis in Canada, producers are increasingly looking for quick and accurate means of determining the potency and quality of their products.
By Patty Wellborn on May 16, 2018
It’s not your everyday test drive. The first-ever personal belongings carrier, specifically designed for homeless people, is ready to roll onto Kelowna sidewalks.
By Nathan Skolski on May 15, 2018
Researchers from UBC’s Okanagan campus have discovered a new method of using infrared light to monitor cancer progression during radiation treatment that may lead to better and more personalized therapies.
By Nathan Skolski on May 14, 2018
A new study, by 17 conservation scientists and environmental scholars, say the exact location of protective wild spaces is just as vital as committing to set these areas aside.
By Patty Wellborn on May 9, 2018
Even today, decades after the adoption of Canada’s Bill of Rights and Freedoms, legacies of British Columbia’s earlier history of anti-Chinese legislation linger as some blame Chinese buyers for inflated housing prices.