So you think you can code

Undergrad research could help profs reduce bad habits among novice coders How do you know if a concept is understood? It’s a question every school faces. The answer is usually by testing. Get a question right and it shows you understand. But that isn’t always the case, especially when it comes to computer science, and […]

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.

Q & A with Warren Hare on his just published textbook and how it came together

Warren Hare, an associate professor at the Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Science, recently co-authored a new textbook with Dr. Charles Audet of Polytechnique Montréal. “Derivative-Free and Blackbox Optimization” helps fill the gap for quality, accessible material needed in a new and rapidly growing sub-field of computer science. We caught up with Warren […]

New research says location of protected areas vital to wildlife survival

A new study, by 17 conservation scientists and environmental scholars, say the exact location of protective wild spaces is just as vital as committing to set these areas aside.