Media Releases

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 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.

Three UBC Okanagan students awarded women in tech scholarships

In BC, women make up 20 per cent of the high-tech workforce, far less than the national average according to the BC Tech Association. But those statistics are changing thanks in part to three young women from UBC’s Okanagan campus.

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.