By Nathan Skolski on April 25, 2019
A simple injection that can help regrow damaged tissue has long been the dream of physicians and patients alike. A new study from researchers at UBC Okanagan takes a big step towards making that dream a reality with a device that makes encapsulating cells much faster, cheaper and more effective.
By Nathan Skolski on April 15, 2019
Research for those living with chronic disease, physical disability and obesity is set to get a boost with the opening of two new community-focused research spaces at UBC Okanagan.
Posted in Media Releases | Tagged Faculty of Health and Social Development, Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences, Psychology, Research, School of Health and Exercise Sciences, Southern Medical Program
By Nathan Skolski on April 1, 2019
Archduke Franz Ferdinand, the heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne, began a round-the-world journey in 1892. After extended visits in India, Australia, and Japan, he arrived in Vancouver in September 1893.
By Nathan Skolski on March 27, 2019
The often embraced ‘cheat day’ is a common theme in many diets and the popular ketogenic diet is no exception. But new research from UBC’s Okanagan campus says that just one 75-gram dose of glucose—the equivalent a large bottle of soda or a plate of fries—while on a high fat, low carbohydrate diet can lead to damaged blood vessels.
By Nathan Skolski on March 13, 2019
With UBC Okanagan’s enrolment numbers set to surpass 10,000 students by September, the university has unveiled plans to build two new student residences adding 440 new beds to its campus housing inventory.
By Nathan Skolski on March 11, 2019
A UBC Okanagan fine arts student was so inspired by an internationally acclaimed artist, he invited him to Kelowna.
By Nathan Skolski on March 8, 2019
UBC’s Okanagan campus is home to nearly 300 faculty researchers that are exploring some of the most urgent challenges, newest ideas and most ground-breaking technologies in the world.
Posted in Media Releases | Tagged College of Graduate Studies, Faculty of Health and Social Development, Geography, Institute for Community Engaged Research, Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences, Research, School of Engineering, School of Social Work
By Nathan Skolski on March 7, 2019
As population density in urban areas continues to intensify, municipal and provincial governments are looking towards alternatives to traditional stormwater systems.
By Nathan Skolski on March 1, 2019
Community housing is an old concept. But UBC Okanagan students are modernizing the idea with their creation of Kelowna’s first co-housing development plans, called the Aviary.