Media Releases

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.

Pikas in peril

UBC researchers have determined that the American pika, long cast as a sentinel mammal for the impacts of climate change, maybe in more trouble than once thought.

Newly minted PhD graduate keeps her ties to UBC Okanagan

Julianne Barry is one of those rare breeds of university students. She has spent her entire post-secondary academic career—from those first, nervous fresh-faced days to becoming an accomplished researcher and post-doctoral fellow—at UBC’s Okanagan campus.