By Patty Wellborn on January 20, 2017
Faculty of Management students from UBC Okanagan’s campus earned a podium finish at JDC West, one of Western Canada’s largest business competitions.
By Christine Zeindler on January 11, 2017
Just one session of interval weight-training can decrease the risk of Type 2 diabetes complications, according to a UBC Okanagan study. This is encouraging news for those starting the New Year with good intentions.
By Christine Zeindler on January 9, 2017
An investment of $50,000 from the Southern Interior Development Initiative Trust (SIDIT) to UBC’s Okanagan campus will give regional companies access and financial support to the best and brightest of young talent—UBC Okanagan co-op students.
By Patty Wellborn on January 5, 2017
A UBC research team has investigated the potential reuse of municipal wastewater in urban applications, provided that people don’t drink or cook with it.
By Patty Wellborn on January 3, 2017
World-renowned author and animal rights activist Temple Grandin is UBC Okanagan’s next distinguished speaker, appearing in Kelowna on January 17.
UBC Okanagan receives more than $1 million in federal grant funding for social sciences and humanities research
By Patty Wellborn on December 22, 2016
UBC Okanagan has received over $1 million in federal grant funding across multiple disciplines from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC). The funding, awarded earlier this year, will support an array of social, cultural, economic, sustainability and arts-based research projects.
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By Patty Wellborn on December 21, 2016
The development of education as a business can lead to over-worked faculty and poorly-trained students, a UBC study has determined.
By Matthew Grant on December 19, 2016
How and what BC children learn in schools has traditionally been politically driven and largely ignored the input of educators, a UBC study has found.
By Matthew Grant on December 15, 2016
The number of breast cancer patients that have to be reoperated on in Canada is too high and impacts patient well-being and health care costs, according to UBC research.
By Matthew Grant on December 14, 2016
Traditional university lectures are likely not an effective way to help post-secondary students acquire problem-solving skills.