Think big—at least when it comes to global conservation

According to a group of international researchers, the potential contributions large countries have to protect the environment are being overlooked.

UBC brings Wired editor Nicholas Thompson to Kelowna

Almost daily, there is news of advances in science and technology and how these changes will impact our lives. How secure is our data? How much will artificial intelligence influence our everyday lives or our work as we know it? Keeping on top of these improvements may seem impossible, but Nicholas Thompson—the editor-in-chief of Wired—has his finger on the pulse.

UBC Okanagan hosts conversation on complexity of migration

In our increasingly interconnected world, people around the globe choose to move for many different reasons. Some do so in order to escape poverty, war or persecutions. Others seek new opportunities through jobs, study, family reunion or improve their quality of life. 

UBC study links specific chromosome to radiation-induced pulmonary fibrosis

A UBC Okanagan researcher has determined that genes on a specific chromosome may be the answer as to why thoracic radiotherapy leads to a lung injury in some lung cancer patients.

UBC study reveals how political leanings shape support for homeless

A new study by researchers at UBC and the University of Toronto has determined that people, regardless of their political stripes, will respond charitably to those experiencing homelessness if they learn about their personal stories.

UBC provides alcohol and drug counselling

UBC Okanagan’s Psychology Clinic is offering a new service to the community.

UBC tests out walk-in well-being clinic

UBC Okanagan’s Interprofessional Clinic is testing out a walk-in clinic where people will have the opportunity to get a mental health check-up without an appointment.