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 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 Patty Wellborn on September 17, 2020
A fruit used for centuries in countries around the world is getting the nutritional thumbs-up from a team of British Columbia researchers.
By Patty Wellborn on September 10, 2020
A recent study examining pain among cannabis users suggests that—unlike long-term opioid use—regular cannabis use does not appear to increase pain sensitivity.
By Patty Wellborn on September 3, 2020
While many know of the canary in the coal mine analogy, a team of researchers are using Canada’s mountain ranges as their canary. And, like the coal miners, they say Canadians should be worried.
By Patty Wellborn on September 2, 2020
While virtual medical and rehabilitation appointments seemed novel when COVID-19 first appeared, they now seem to be part of the new norm and might be paving the way to the future.
By Patty Wellborn on August 25, 2020
A UBC Okanagan researcher has developed a way to predict the future health of the planet’s coral reefs.
By Patty Wellborn on August 18, 2020
A UBC Okanagan visual arts instructor used a large concrete wall as a canvas, piles of scaffolding and gallons of paint to turn a summer art course into an urban beautification project.
By Patty Wellborn on August 5, 2020
As COVID-19 looms into the summer, international borders remain closed, a number of meatpacking and food processing plants are shut, and local farmers face a shortage of migrant workers to harvest crops. Indeed, prices have increased in grocery stores and the stark reality of supply and demand is hitting Canadians in the wallet.