School of Health and Exercise Sciences
By Nathan Skolski on June 17, 2021
This year underrepresented and underserved youth in BC’s Interior will have increased access to science and engineering programming.
By Christine Zeindler on May 20, 2021
As pandemic restrictions continue, many are looking for innovative ways to get regular exercise—especially as Zoom meetings seem to creep more into personal time.
By Patty Wellborn on May 10, 2021
Last Thursday at a special virtual ceremony, UBC Okanagan researchers were honoured for their innovative and groundbreaking work.
Posted in Media Releases | Tagged College of Graduate Studies, Faculty of Health and Social Development, Faculty of Management, Irving K. Barber Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Research, School of Engineering, School of Health and Exercise Sciences
By Patty Wellborn on April 27, 2021
New findings detailing the world’s first-of-its-kind estimate of how many people live in high-altitude regions, will provide insight into future research of human physiology.
By Patty Wellborn on April 23, 2021
UBC Okanagan’s School of Nursing, in partnership with the University of Alberta and the International Institute for Qualitative Methodology will host the international Thinking Qualitatively Virtual Conference this summer.
By Patty Wellborn on March 24, 2021
A UBC researcher is calling out the World Health Organization’s newly introduced activity and sedentary guidelines for people living with disabilities.
Posted in Media Releases | Tagged Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Management, Faculty of Health and Social Development, Research, School of Health and Exercise Sciences, Southern Medical Program
By Patty Wellborn on March 15, 2021
A UBC Okanagan professor is the Canadian lead for a 13-person team that recently won an internationally-competitive one million dollar award to accelerate diabetes research.
By Christine Zeindler on February 10, 2021
UBC Okanagan faculty put their hearts into research and teaching. To mark Valentine’s Day, they are highlighting their expertise on matters of the heart—from what makes it tick to how to keep the emotions pumping.
Posted in News Features | Tagged Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies, Faculty of Health and Social Development, Irving K. Barber Faculty of Science, School of Engineering, School of Health and Exercise Sciences
By Patty Wellborn on February 9, 2021
For many scientists, seeing their discoveries make the leap from the lab into the hands of the public can be a major challenge.
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.
Posted in Media Releases | Tagged Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies, Faculty of Education, Faculty of Health and Social Development, Faculty of Management, Health, Psychology, School of Health and Exercise Sciences