UBC researchers create definitive method to detect wildfire tainted wine grapes

Wine producers and grape growers have a new, powerful tool at their disposal to help manage the impact of grapes exposed to smoke from forest fires.

New study suggests psychedelic drugs may reduce criminal behaviour

Newly published research suggests that common psychedelic drugs—such as magic mushrooms, LSD and mescaline—may reduce criminal offences.

UBC and TRU team up to explore useful bio-products found in cannabis

Researchers at UBC Okanagan and Thompson Rivers University have teamed up with an industry partner to investigate the many useful products that can be made from cannabis.

New research suggests compost and wood-mill waste an organic alternative to fumigation

Material currently thought of as garbage may be the answer to preventing root disease in cherry orchards without the use of fumigation, according to new research from UBC Okanagan.

Ancient fungi could help Canada's future northern forests

As Canada’s vast boreal and tundra ecosystems experience dramatic warming due to climate change, trees are rapidly spreading north.

UBC prof suggests species at risk in Canada are not fully protected

A new study from UBC’s Okanagan campus has found that in many cases, Canada isn’t following federal legislation requiring the protection of threatened or endangered species and could be placing them further at risk of extinction.

Sculptures enhance permanent legacy of former UBC student

Two bronze deer now grace the grounds of UBC’s Okanagan campus, a gift that will forever stand as a legacy to former undergraduate student River Sidley.