By Pieter Uni on July 14, 2017
A trio of UBC Okanagan researchers have each been awarded the UBC Killam Doctoral Scholarship, marking the first time in three years any nominee from UBC’s Okanagan campus has captured the most prestigious award available to graduate students.
By Nathan Skolski on July 5, 2017
As Canada’s vast boreal and tundra ecosystems experience dramatic warming due to climate change, trees are rapidly spreading north.
By Nathan Skolski on June 20, 2017
A new study from UBC’s Okanagan campus has found that in many cases, Canada isn’t following federal legislation requiring the protection of threatened or endangered species and could be placing them further at risk of extinction.
By Nathan Skolski on June 19, 2017
Two bronze deer now grace the grounds of UBC’s Okanagan campus, a gift that will forever stand as a legacy to former undergraduate student River Sidley.
By Nathan Skolski on June 5, 2017
For many, it’s one of the biggest milestones of their lives—graduating from university. At UBC’s Okanagan campus, nearly 1,650 students will reach that milestone this week as the university gears up for six convocation ceremonies.
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By Nathan Skolski on May 25, 2017
A recent study from UBC’s Okanagan campus identifies new genetic markers in sockeye salmon that can help improve management of fish populations.
By Patty Wellborn on May 19, 2017
A gift from the Colin and Lois Pritchard Foundation supports new diagnostic equipment at Kelowna General Hospital and a Biology Co-op education program at UBC Okanagan.
By Patty Wellborn on April 12, 2017
A UBC researcher is suggesting the types of cooking oils people consume may be sabotaging their efforts to stay healthy and avoid illnesses such as diabetes.
By Christine Zeindler on April 10, 2017
Food purists may have cause to celebrate thanks to a recent international study directed by the University of British Columbia. The study, which evaluated the spread of genetically modified (GM) organisms to non-modified crops, has implications from farm to family.
By Patty Wellborn on March 10, 2017
Open minds, creative thinking and cutting-edge research have led to top awards for faculty and students at UBC’s Okanagan campus.
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