Faculty of Health and Social Development
By Patty Wellborn on November 6, 2019
Maintaining a grateful perspective on life can be difficult even at the best of times. But how does one find gratitude when faced with significant adversity and personal tragedy?
By Nathan Skolski on October 1, 2019
The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at UBC Okanagan and Okanagan College has received long-term accreditation from the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP), which regulates nurse training in the province.
By Patty Wellborn on September 20, 2019
With cancer remaining the leading cause of death in BC, the first-ever Future of Health Forum will focus on research, innovation and strides to improve outcomes for all cancer patients.
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By Patty Wellborn on September 16, 2019
An international research group at UBC, Harvard University, and Cardiff Metropolitan University has discovered how the human heart has adapted to support endurance physical activities.
By Christine Zeindler on September 9, 2019
UBC's Rob Shaw served up victory for Canada at the recent Parapan American Games in Lima, Peru.
By Bud Mortenson on July 22, 2019
Researchers at UBC Okanagan, Interior Health, Okanagan College, the Central Okanagan Journey Home Society and various human and health service sectors across the BC Interior, have received federal funding to explore ways to improve services for homeless people.
By Patty Wellborn on July 16, 2019
A group of international researchers went to great heights to better understand how high altitude affects both newcomers and Indigenous populations.
By Patty Wellborn on July 9, 2019
New co-created research at UBC’s Okanagan campus has resulted in ground-breaking increases in physical activity and fitness for those living with spinal cord injury (SCI).
By Patty Wellborn on June 28, 2019
The Government of Canada is providing $1 million to fund a unique research collaboration studying traumatic brain injury (TBI) in women who have experienced violence and abuse at the hands of an intimate partner.
By Patty Wellborn on June 20, 2019
New research coming out of UBC’s Okanagan campus demonstrates that upbeat music can make a rigorous workout seem less tough. Even for people who are insufficiently active.