New study discovers gene that makes lavender smell sweet

For many, summer isn’t complete without fields of purple and the sweet smell of lavender.

Psychedelic drug use associated with better emotion regulation and reduced partner violence in men

In a new study published in the Journal of Psychopharmacology, researchers from UBC’s Okanagan campus have discovered that men who have used psychedelic drugs in the past have a lower likelihood of engaging in violence against their intimate partners.

UBC Okanagan researchers develop faster test for cannabis quality

With the coming legalization of cannabis in Canada, producers are increasingly looking for quick and accurate means of determining the potency and quality of their products.

UBC researchers shine a new light on cancer treatments

Researchers from UBC’s Okanagan campus have discovered a new method of using infrared light to monitor cancer progression during radiation treatment that may lead to better and more personalized therapies.

UBC’s top debaters discuss whether Western democracies are failing

UBC Okanagan’s top debaters face off against one another Wednesday at the fifth annual Roger Watts Debate.

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.