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.
By Nathan Skolski on September 16, 2020
Health economics might not be the first thing that springs to mind when it comes to treating elderly patients, but it is just one of the innovations being used by clinically applied health economist Jennifer Davis to help improve care among seniors.
By Nathan Skolski on September 10, 2020
As students head back to school this week at UBC Okanagan, albeit virtually for most, the campus’ new Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Principal Lesley Cormack will be among their ranks as she oversees her first full term at UBC.
By Nathan Skolski on September 3, 2020
This September, thousands of UBC students will make history when they take part in the university’s first-ever virtual orientation.
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By Nathan Skolski on September 2, 2020
Returning to university or stepping onto a campus for the first time as a student can be a life-changing experience. Anticipation, excitement, and usually a fair degree of nervousness, are a potent mix especially that for many students, the beginning of their studies also marks the first time they’ve lived outside their family home.
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Tŝilhqot’in Nation and UBC sign Memorandum of Understanding and Indigenous Knowledge Protocol Agreement
By Nathan Skolski on August 31, 2020
On August 11, a memorandum of understanding (MOU) and an Indigenous Knowledge Protocol Agreement (IK Protocol) were signed by the Tŝilhqot’in Nation and the University of British Columbia. These agreements were led by Chief Russell Myers Ross, Vice Chair of the Tŝilhqot’in National Government (TNG) and Prof. Helen Burt, Associate Vice-President, Research and Innovation at UBC.
By Nathan Skolski on August 11, 2020
UBC researchers are raising the alarm about the increase of vaping among teenagers and how e-cigarette marketing strategies target youth.
By Nathan Skolski on August 10, 2020
A sustainable, non-toxic and high-performance water-repellent fabric has long been the holy grail of outdoor enthusiasts and clothing companies alike.
By Nathan Skolski on July 29, 2020
Food security, senior fall prevention and online consumer behaviour are among areas of research being investigated through the summer by seven undergraduates from UBC Okanagan’s Faculty of Management.
By Nathan Skolski on July 27, 2020
It was nearing the end of March—and Lesley Lutes recalls noticing a shift in attitudes from those who thought the COVID-19 outbreak would be short-lived.