UBC astrophysicist to explain dark matter, energy and dawn of the cosmos in free public talk

For anyone who has ever looked into the night sky and wondered how it all came to be, UBC Okanagan is hosting an evening with UBC astrophysicist Mark Halpern.

What would the world look like without Pi?

  By: Paula Tran Pi. The mysterious number and symbol you’ve known since elementary school. You probably know that pi is a ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter. You likely also know that it is widely used in mathematics, and that there is a world record out there for the ability […]

Q & A with Mark Button on UBCO's State-of-the-Art FiLTER Lab

There are certain places on a university campus that everyone knows about: the library, the commons, the best place to get coffee (subjectively of course). But few probably realize that on UBC's Okanagan campus, in the basement of the FIPKE building beneath the Starbucks, lies the state-of-the-art Trace Element Research (FiLTER) Lab. So what is […]

Top researchers receive prestigious awards at UBC Okanagan

From smart building materials, to innovative public art, to improved palliative care, UBC Okanagan’s Researchers of the Year are pushing the boundaries of human knowledge and developing new ways to improve their communities.

Researcher flying high after winning UBC Okanagan's 3MT final

Doctoral student Sydney Morgan won UBC Okanagan’s Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition yesterday, with a presentation of her research into native or indigenous yeasts that can make exceptional wines.