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By Christine Zeindler on September 30, 2020
Breast is still best for babies, even during a pandemic, according to one UBC Okanagan nursing professor and women’s health expert.
New online training will help frontline workers support survivors of brain injury in intimate partner violence
By Nathan Skolski on September 29, 2020
A new training course from UBC researchers aims to provide critical education for frontline workers to recognize signs and symptoms of brain injury in survivors of intimate partner violence.
By Christine Zeindler on September 29, 2020
Letting nature take its course may be the best advice for nursing mothers, according to researchers from UBC Okanagan. Their findings show taking fish oil supplements while nursing may not be beneficial and may even negatively impact babies’ immunity.
By Nathan Skolski on September 28, 2020
COVID-19 has created an entirely new set of challenges for the more than 6.2 million Canadians living with a disability, says UBC Professor Kathleen Martin Ginis.
Research and local partnerships the top priorities for UBCO’s new Irving K. Barber Faculty of Science
By Patty Wellborn on September 25, 2020
It was a summer to remember for UBC Okanagan’s newly-minted Irving K. Barber Faculty of Science.
By Nathan Skolski on September 24, 2020
With governments around the world seeking to develop and distribute a COVID-19 vaccine and put a stop to the spread of the virus, one UBC Okanagan researcher says we should resist the urge to engage in nationalist policies for global health issues.
By Patty Wellborn on September 23, 2020
New research from UBC Okanagan shows that salvage logging on land damaged by wildfires has negative impacts on a variety of animals.
By Nathan Skolski on September 22, 2020
Student enrolment numbers remain strong this fall at UBC Vancouver and UBC Okanagan—a sign of the university’s stellar academic reputation. Students are keenly interested in achieving their educational ambitions at UBC, despite challenges posed by COVID-19.
By Nathan Skolski on September 21, 2020
Determining whether high-intensity interval training (HIIT) is an appropriate form of exercise for the average person has been hotly debated for years. But for one UBC Okanagan researcher, there’s not much to debate—interval exercise, when used appropriately, can fit into people’s menu of flexible exercise options.