By Christine Zeindler on April 17, 2019
Almost 50 years ago, millions gathered to protest the negative impacts of industry and development on the world. Since then, the tradition has continued with Earth Day, a global celebration that is recognized by more than one billion people in 192 countries. It is a day of civic and political action to focus on environmental issues such as biodiversity, sustainability, pollution, climate change and clean energy.
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By Christine Zeindler on January 7, 2019
It’s New Year’s and you have great aspirations. You’ve made resolutions, this is your year, and you’re going to make great strides to improve your lifestyle. But how?
By Christine Zeindler on November 28, 2018
UBC Okanagan alumna Emily Giroux was recognized on the national stage this week for her innovative work in helping to shape research priorities for those living with spinal cord injury (SCI).
By Christine Zeindler on November 5, 2018
With health information just one-click away, it’s not surprising that 70 per cent of Canadians consult the internet before their doctor. And if a patient has to travel to see a physician, the numbers of internet searches increase.
By Christine Zeindler on October 12, 2018
From wearable technology that monitors physical activity to an online rental platform, UBC entrepreneurs showcased their ideas at the opening of the Innovation UBC Kelowna Hub, Thursday.
By Christine Zeindler on September 27, 2018
Many think they’re doing a favour by texting criticism instead of giving it in person. Not so, say researchers at UBC Okanagan’s campus who have determined that negative comments can have the same impact regardless of how they are delivered.
By Christine Zeindler on August 27, 2018
Researchers at UBC’s Okanagan campus have developed a new and improved method to judge the effectiveness of experimental therapies for neurodegeneration—the progressive loss of neurons.
By Christine Zeindler on June 6, 2018
Ashley Kerik has always had itchy feet. Since graduating from high school, she approached the world as one big laboratory, where new discoveries were just around the bend.
By Christine Zeindler on May 2, 2018
Physical activity is an effective way to help improve the many mental and physical effects of breast cancer treatment. Yet, studies show up to 70 per cent of breast cancer survivors are not getting enough activity.