By Patty Wellborn on January 25, 2018
Grape growers have long sought to protect their crops from the effects of wildfire smoke and research from UBC’s Okanagan campus is giving them new insights.
By Nathan Skolski on November 29, 2017
A new study from UBC’s Okanagan campus has found that BMAA—a toxin linked to several neurodegenerative diseases—is present in high concentrations during cyanobacteria blooms in Lake Winnipeg.
By Nathan Skolski on October 24, 2017
Wine producers and grape growers have a new, powerful tool at their disposal to help manage the impact of grapes exposed to smoke from forest fires.
By Nathan Skolski on October 2, 2017
Researchers at UBC Okanagan and Thompson Rivers University have teamed up with an industry partner to investigate the many useful products that can be made from cannabis.
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 Patty Wellborn on March 3, 2017
From advances in chronic disease interventions to improving wireless communications, innovative research projects at UBC Okanagan are attracting national attention.
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By Patty Wellborn on February 28, 2017
Keeping his feet on the ground is not Richard Federley’s strong point. With an insatiable curiosity and a passion for adventure, jumping out of planes and exploring the unknown is everyday stuff for this UBC chemistry instructor.
By Patty Wellborn on October 18, 2016
National Chemistry Week is an annual, week-long celebration of the chemical sciences in all provinces and territories in Canada. It’s an opportunity for youth to get connected with the wonders of chemistry and for the not-so-young to appreciate chemistry through games, demonstrations, lectures, exhibitions and more.
By Matthew Grant on August 4, 2016
UBC is partnering with a BC company to turn soil contaminants into household products.