By Nathan Skolski on March 14, 2018
UBC researcher Barb Pesut has spent her career working on ways to improve the quality of end-of-life healthcare, especially for people in rural communities. Pesut, a professor in the School of Nursing at UBC’s Okanagan campus, is the Canada Research Chair in Health, Ethics and Diversity.
By Nathan Skolski on March 13, 2018
UBC’s Border Free Bees research project is encouraging local residents to 'bee' friendly this summer.
By Nathan Skolski on March 12, 2018
Researchers at UBC Okanagan have determined that smart memory alloys are a safer and more cost-effective alternative to steel reinforced concrete bridges in earthquake-prone areas like the BC lower mainland.
By Nathan Skolski on March 9, 2018
From smart building materials, to innovative public art, to improved palliative care, UBC Okanagan’s Researchers of the Year are pushing the boundaries of human knowledge and developing new ways to improve their communities.
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By Nathan Skolski on March 5, 2018
Researchers from UBC’s Okanagan campus hope to make advances in tissue replacement and cancer research through a new technology that can produce living, 3D printed bio-tissues.
By Nathan Skolski on February 26, 2018
Mohamed Fahmy, an Egyptian-born Canadian, will share his experiences as an imprisoned journalist at a special event at UBC’s Okanagan campus.
By Nathan Skolski on February 14, 2018
New research published today in the Journal of Physiology demonstrates that drinking a ketone supplement can lower blood sugar levels and might be a new tool to help diabetics control spikes in blood sugar.
By Nathan Skolski on February 6, 2018
Researchers at UBC’s Okanagan campus suggest municipalities should put a greater emphasis on green initiatives to reduce heavy rainfall flooding urban areas.
By Nathan Skolski on February 5, 2018
As inspirational speakers go, it doesn't get much better than this.
By Nathan Skolski on January 22, 2018
For this particular group of engineering students, when things go rapidly downhill it’s actually a good thing.