By Patty Wellborn on April 2, 2020
All of BC’s frontline health care workers can now access online support services to help them cope with the psychological effects of managing the COVID-19 outbreak.
By Nathan Skolski on March 11, 2020
A compelling presentation of a topic all too familiar among Okanagan wine producers clinched the winning spot at last night’s seventh annual UBC Okanagan Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition.
By Patty Wellborn on March 2, 2020
A team of researchers has developed an online platform of tried and true resources to help people living with spinal cord injury (SCI) lead a more active life.
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By Patty Wellborn on February 28, 2020
With the goal of eliminating brownouts and blackouts, new research from UBC’s Okanagan School of Engineering is redesigning how electricity is distributed within power grids.
By Nathan Skolski on February 27, 2020
UBC Okanagan announced today that Engineering Professor Cigdem Eskicioglu has been named the Senior Industrial Research Chair (IRC) in advanced resource recovery from wastewater.
By Nathan Skolski on February 25, 2020
With habitat loss threatening the extinction of an ever-growing number of species around the world, many wildlife advocates and conservation professionals rely on the proverbial ‘canary in the coal mine’—monitoring and protecting a single representative species—to maintain healthy wildlife biodiversity.
By Nathan Skolski on February 24, 2020
It’s a problem plaguing grape-growers worldwide—in an ever-changing climate, how can they protect their crops from the undesirable effects of wildfire smoke exposure.
By Patty Wellborn on February 20, 2020
New research from the University of British Columbia’s Okanagan campus, Harvard Medical School and Michigan State University suggests that levitating human plasma may lead to faster, more reliable, portable and simpler disease detection.
By Nathan Skolski on February 19, 2020
In celebration of its 15 years in the Okanagan, UBC’s Okanagan campus announced today the Festival of Ideas—a yearlong lineup of events curated to inspire ideas and catalyze conversation between UBC and the community. The inaugural event will be a panel discussion with the Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia Janet Austin and three guest speakers on March 5.
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