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National pharmacare policy focus of public discussion on Thursday

Steve Morgan, a professor with UBC’s School of Population and Public Health, will speak in Kelowna Thursday as part of a public discussion about national pharmacare policy.

UBC Okanagan launches iSTAND event series

Imposter Syndrome and Rising Above It to examine competence and self-doubt.

$150,000 for next generation of health researchers at UBC Okanagan

Impact Foundation’s donation launches fund for support of community partnerships focused on comprehensive view of health.

UBC researchers announce second call for applications to ProjectMOVE

You're invited to join the ProjectMOVE Pubic Information Session. When: Wednesday, October 7, 6- 7p.m. Where: Parkinson Recreation Centre, Kelowna, PAC Activity Room Caperchione, an assistant professor with UBC’s School of Health and Exercise Sciences, has received new funding to continue the project that examines how breast cancer survivors become motivated to increase their physical activity. Increasing […]

The photographs were taken by participants in a study on the health and wellbeing of new immigrants in Kelowna conducted by Shirley Chau, Associate Professor, School of Social Work, University of British Columbia, Okanagan. 
This photo exhibition and the study were financially supported by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), MOP-115022, awarded to the principal investigator, Dr. Chau.

New Canadians’ Perspectives of Kelowna, BC

Ever wonder how residents who are new Canadians view their experience of settling in Kelowna? Join us for an exhibition of photographs to see Kelowna through the eyes of newcomers. When: Friday, September 25, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday, September 26, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Exhibition will run until October 21, 2015. Where: […]

How to Feel as Bright and Capable as Everyone Seems to Think You Are

How to Feel as Bright and Capable as Everyone Seems to Think You Are

How to Feel as Bright and Capable as Everyone Seems to Think You Are ©: What every woman (and man) should know about competence and self-doubt. The Imposter Syndrome and Rising Above it is the first event of iSTAND– a UBC Okanagan initiative to support women in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics fields. What: How to Feel as […]

The School of Health and Exercise Sciences welcomes new Assistant Professor

The School of Health and Exercise Sciences welcomes new Assistant Professor

Prof. Heather Gainforth joins Faculty of Health and Social Development team This summer, the School of Health and Exercise Sciences welcomed Prof. Heather Gainforth to its team. Gainforth brings considerable experience to her role as Assistant Professor. Gainforth returns to Canada following her work at University College London in the United Kingdom, where under the supervision […]

EVENT: Master of Science in Nursing Forum

EVENT: Master of Science in Nursing Forum

Have you been thinking about graduate education but are not sure where to start? Our MSN forum can help get you started. Meet face to face or by teleconference with faculty members from the School of Nursing, at UBC Okanagan Campus, to learn more about the MSN program. When: September 24, 2015, Session 1: 1-2 […]