Faculty of Management
By Patty Wellborn on March 1, 2021
New research has determined the prevalence of private security systems may be robbing the general public of the police services they need.
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By Patty Wellborn on February 26, 2021
In an era of large societal changes around the world, UBC’s Okanagan campus, together with Orkestra – Basque Institute of Competitiveness, will host a webinar bringing together diverse international speakers to discuss how to address some of the world’s most pressing issues.
By Patty Wellborn on February 9, 2021
A group of UBC Okanagan students are hoping to save the planet, one meal at a time.
By Patty Wellborn on December 22, 2020
While it’s true that Christmas 2020 will be unusual for most, a team of UBC Okanagan experts suggest it doesn’t have to be a holiday season to regret. The experts’ advice includes everything from online shopping tips and getting some exercise to curling up with a good book.
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By Nathan Skolski on September 16, 2020
Health economics might not be the first thing that springs to mind when it comes to treating elderly patients, but it is just one of the innovations being used by clinically applied health economist Jennifer Davis to help improve care among seniors.
By Nathan Skolski on July 29, 2020
Food security, senior fall prevention and online consumer behaviour are among areas of research being investigated through the summer by seven undergraduates from UBC Okanagan’s Faculty of Management.
By Patty Wellborn on June 29, 2020
The renowned wine region of BC’s Okanagan Valley now boasts a new research hub, as UBC shifts the headquarters of its acclaimed Wine Research Centre (WRC) from its Vancouver campus to its Kelowna-based campus.
By Patty Wellborn on June 15, 2020
UBC Okanagan’s Convocation of 2020 will go down in history as a unique event. Instead of students, parents and faculty joining together on campus, the celebrations will be held virtually.
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By Nathan Skolski on March 13, 2020
Countries around the world, including Canada, are working to contain the current outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
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By Patty Wellborn on December 12, 2019
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.