By Patty Wellborn on February 15, 2018
As the legalization of recreational cannabis comes closer to reality, conversations have begun to focus on the implications for campus communities.
By Patty Wellborn on December 19, 2017
International review determines ‘teaching how to eat well’ should be part of the treatment Research shows the old adage ‘teach someone to fish’ instead of giving them a fish, rings true when it comes to helping people with Type 2 diabetes. The objective was to identify the behaviour change techniques used in 54 dietary interventions […]
By Patty Wellborn on December 12, 2017
A UBC study investigating how cancer patients might use an advance care planning software created for seniors has shown promising results and led to improvements in the program.
By Patty Wellborn on October 27, 2017
Every fall UBC’s Okanagan campus hosts Thrive, a weeklong series of events for the university community focused on building positive mental health for everyone.
By Patty Wellborn on October 19, 2017
The UBC Faculty of Medicine Southern Medical Program is launching a new research program aimed at progressing the research front when it comes to the prevention and management of chronic diseases.
By Patty Wellborn on September 27, 2017
Team-based approach to saving lives recognized nationally by Canadian Blood Services
By Patty Wellborn on September 20, 2017
What’s true for the general population is doubly true for those living with disabilities.
By Patty Wellborn on September 19, 2017
UBC researchers have determined that efforts to make immigrants feel welcome in small, rural towns often miss the mark—despite the good intentions.
By Patty Wellborn on June 15, 2017
A UBC Okanagan professor’s idea to improve quality of life for seriously ill adults is spreading across the country.
By Patty Wellborn on March 10, 2017
Open minds, creative thinking and cutting-edge research have led to top awards for faculty and students at UBC’s Okanagan campus.