UBC Okanagan professor hosts international bee symposium

A mason bee

An international symposium on bees—with topics ranging from their health to their importance—takes place in Kelowna this month.


UBC Okanagan alumna clinches national research prize

UBC Okanagan Alumna Emily Giroux was awarded the Mitacs Award for Outstanding Innovation on November 27 in Ottawa

UBC Okanagan alumna Emily Giroux was recognized on the national stage this week for her innovative work in helping to shape research priorities for those living with spinal cord injury (SCI).


Researchers develop tool for speedy diagnosis of bacterial infections

Mohammad Zarifi, an assistant professor at UBC Okanagan, shows his small biosensor that can be used to provides health care practitioners with a real-time diagnosis of a bacterial infection.

Using a small and inexpensive biosensor, researchers at UBC Okanagan, in collaboration with the University of Calgary, have built a diagnostic tool that provides health care practitioners almost instant diagnosis of a bacterial infection.

Business & Politics

Q&A: UBC professor examines consumer conflict

A busy street scene in Kowloon, Hong Kong.

When Hong Kong was handed over to China in 1997, it opened consumer opportunities that the residents of China had never previously accessed. Now, tensions continue to escalate, as those who live there feel invaded by those who shop there.