Faculty of Health and Social Development
By Nathan Skolski on November 17, 2020
Parents are increasingly looking for ways to promote an interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) to their children, especially as access to traditional learning environments has been made more challenging.
By Nathan Skolski on October 29, 2020
New research is proposing a novel screening tool to assess the quality of care in kinship foster care placement settings.
By Christine Zeindler on October 28, 2020
Like so many other areas of life, Halloween festivities may look a little different this year in the midst of COVID-19. As health authorities ask people to take precautions and parents grapple with what is safe for their children, one thing remains constant: Kids love candy.
UBC research identifies gaps when it comes to helping youth diagnosed with early stages of psychosis
By Nathan Skolski on October 14, 2020
New UBC research is highlighting the need for improved training when it comes to helping young people living with psychosis determine their sense of identity.
By Nathan Skolski on October 8, 2020
With the physical and mental well-being of UBC Okanagan students and the community top of mind, the Stober Family have donated $1 million to support student scholarships, research and community health initiatives over the next five years.
By Christine Zeindler on September 30, 2020
Breast is still best for babies, even during a pandemic, according to one UBC Okanagan nursing professor and women’s health expert.
New online training will help frontline workers support survivors of brain injury in intimate partner violence
By Nathan Skolski on September 29, 2020
A new training course from UBC researchers aims to provide critical education for frontline workers to recognize signs and symptoms of brain injury in survivors of intimate partner violence.
By Nathan Skolski on September 24, 2020
With governments around the world seeking to develop and distribute a COVID-19 vaccine and put a stop to the spread of the virus, one UBC Okanagan researcher says we should resist the urge to engage in nationalist policies for global health issues.
By Nathan Skolski on September 21, 2020
Determining whether high-intensity interval training (HIIT) is an appropriate form of exercise for the average person has been hotly debated for years. But for one UBC Okanagan researcher, there’s not much to debate—interval exercise, when used appropriately, can fit into people’s menu of flexible exercise options.
By Nathan Skolski on August 11, 2020
UBC researchers are raising the alarm about the increase of vaping among teenagers and how e-cigarette marketing strategies target youth.