By Christine Zeindler on November 5, 2018
With health information just one-click away, it’s not surprising that 70 per cent of Canadians consult the internet before their doctor. And if a patient has to travel to see a physician, the numbers of internet searches increase.
By Patty Wellborn on November 2, 2018
For anyone studying or working at UBC’s Okanagan campus, it just got easier to take out their favourite book from the Okanagan Regional Library (ORL).
By Patty Wellborn on November 1, 2018
A team of researchers, including several from UBC’s Okanagan campus, have determined that providing extra oxygen to patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) may help reduce the risk of developing dementia.
By Patty Wellborn on October 30, 2018
UBC Okanagan’s Interprofessional Clinic is testing out a walk-in clinic where people will have the opportunity to get a mental health check-up without an appointment.
By Patty Wellborn on October 29, 2018
Utilizing solar panels is a recognized way to harness renewable power from the sun. But in Canada and other northern climates, the effectiveness of solar panels in the winter months is reliant on removing obstacles like snow and ice.
By Patty Wellborn on October 25, 2018
Researchers at UBC have released a report today, BC Wine Territory Identity, presenting findings from their work with the wine industry across the province.
By Patty Wellborn on October 24, 2018
New research from the UBC’s School of Engineering and Western University provides a roadmap to safer building designs in tornado-prone areas.
By Patty Wellborn on October 17, 2018
A UBC medical student has helped tackle the problem of food security in a rural BC town.
By Patty Wellborn on October 15, 2018
UBC Okanagan is welcoming its alumni, and the community, home for the weekend.
By Christine Zeindler on October 12, 2018
From wearable technology that monitors physical activity to an online rental platform, UBC entrepreneurs showcased their ideas at the opening of the Innovation UBC Kelowna Hub, Thursday.