By Patty Wellborn on January 12, 2021
In the decade since they were first discovered, astronomers have categorized fast radio bursts (FRBs) as mysterious phenomena. But a recent astronomical event has provided further insight into the origin of these signals.
By Patty Wellborn on January 7, 2021
A new public gallery, creative innovation spaces, a public engagement and learning suite and other community-accessible facilities are being considered for UBC Okanagan’s downtown Kelowna site.
By Patty Wellborn on January 6, 2021
Researchers with the UBC Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Management (CCDPM) have teamed up with digital health company Curatio to provide Canadians with virtual health support during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Posted in Media Releases | Tagged Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Management, Health, Research, Southern Medical Program
By Patty Wellborn on January 5, 2021
With many university graduates ready to hit the labour market running, UBC Okanagan is aiming to make that first job an especially meaningful one through the creation of an apprenticeship initiative together with local businesses and organizations.
By Patty Wellborn on December 23, 2020
Even before the term COVID-19 was a household name, the World Health Organization had designated 2020 as the International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife. It was to be a year of celebration, milestones and recruitment opportunities to encourage more people to think about nursing as a career.
By Patty Wellborn on December 22, 2020
While it’s true that Christmas 2020 will be unusual for most, a team of UBC Okanagan experts suggest it doesn’t have to be a holiday season to regret. The experts’ advice includes everything from online shopping tips and getting some exercise to curling up with a good book.
Posted in Media Releases | Tagged Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies, Faculty of Education, Faculty of Health and Social Development, Faculty of Management, Health, Psychology, School of Health and Exercise Sciences
By Patty Wellborn on December 21, 2020
UBC Okanagan’s Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies, in association with the Visual Arts Course Union, is not letting COVID-19 stop a popular annual tradition.
By Patty Wellborn on December 18, 2020
With hundreds of thousands of packages and shipments crossing the globe, especially during the holiday season, the industry has turned to UBC Okanagan researchers to develop better ways to track parcels.
By Patty Wellborn on December 17, 2020
New UBC Okanagan research is changing the way aircraft and wind turbine operators are addressing the risks related to ice build-up.
By Patty Wellborn on December 9, 2020
Genetic analysis helps ensure successful fecal microbiota transplants