Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences

UBCO researchers introduce system to measure radiation dose in 3D under deformable conditions

UBCO researchers introduce system to measure radiation dose in 3D under deformable conditions

UBCO Medical Physics faculty Andrew Jirasek and Michelle Hilts, along with University of Victoria PhD student Evan Maynard, have introduced a novel system to measure radiation dose in 3D under deformable conditions. The milestone was reached by building on the team's previous work in developing and optimizing a 3D radiation dose measurement tool called "gel […]

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.

What would the world look like without Pi?

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 […]

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.

UBC presents a discussion with journalist Mohamed Fahmy

Mohamed Fahmy, an Egyptian-born Canadian, will share his experiences as an imprisoned journalist at a special event at UBC’s Okanagan campus.

Nuclear North Korea

UBC Okanagan is hosting a day-long symposium that will bring together experts on North Korea, including Canada’s former ambassadors to North Korea and China, the Consul General of the Republic of Korea, and several Washington, D.C.-based experts of the region, who will discuss the current political international climate.