Research

Research updates from the Faculty of Management.

UBC research says poor sleep can impact recovery from a stroke

Getting a good night’s sleep is sound advice for most people, but a new UBC study says sleep is vital for those who are recovering from a stroke. Jennifer Davis is an assistant professor in the Faculty of Management at UBC’s Okanagan campus. Her goal is to improve the health of Canadians and her research […]

Photo courtesy of Penticton Museum & Archives, photo number PMA8011: the first passenger train into Penticton, May 30 1915, photographer Hudson.

Economic development: What can we learn from the history of occupations in the Okanagan?

What makes a region with a largely unexamined past an important place to study economic history? On the surface, the Okanagan might appear to be an agricultural settlement, but there’s much more to it than that. The Okanagan is currently ranked the #1 entrepreneurial region in Canada and is still growing. Its principal city, Kelowna, […]

Don’t dispense with cannabis dispensaries, caution UBC researchers

UBC researchers are cautioning policy makers not to alter a cannabis distribution system that – while not legal yet—works well.