Institute for Community Engaged Research
By Nathan Skolski on February 28, 2020
Making difficult concepts accessible and understandable for everyone is hard enough, but to do it in less than seven minutes is an especially unique challenge. That’s the idea behind Relax-a-Cucha, an event organized every two years by the Institute for Community Engaged Research (ICER) at UBC Okanagan.
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 Nathan Skolski on March 8, 2019
UBC’s Okanagan campus is home to nearly 300 faculty researchers that are exploring some of the most urgent challenges, newest ideas and most ground-breaking technologies in the world.
Posted in Media Releases | Tagged College of Graduate Studies, Faculty of Health and Social Development, Geography, Institute for Community Engaged Research, Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences, Research, School of Engineering, School of Social Work
By Nathan Skolski on November 26, 2018
The Okanagan Research Forum invites the community to listen to experts and take part in an open discussion about the future of food production in the Okanagan.
By Christine Zeindler on September 27, 2018
Many think they’re doing a favour by texting criticism instead of giving it in person. Not so, say researchers at UBC Okanagan’s campus who have determined that negative comments can have the same impact regardless of how they are delivered.
By Nathan Skolski on August 28, 2018
Researchers from UBC’s Okanagan campus have received over $1.3M in federal funding to prepare youth living with intellectual disabilities (ID) or Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) to find meaningful employment later in life.
By Patty Wellborn on February 16, 2017
Award-winning Canadian filmmaker Min Sook Lee will be visiting UBC Okanagan’s campus next week.
Posted in Media Advisory | Tagged Arts, Community Culture and Global Studies, Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies, History, Institute for Community Engaged Research, Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences, Sociology
By Patty Wellborn on November 28, 2016
The Okanagan Research Forum invites the community to listen to experts and take part in an open discussion about the future of the Okanagan landscape.
By Patty Wellborn on October 5, 2016
The hot topics of equality, jobs, and climate justice will be the focus of a special presentation with Seth Klein in Vernon next week.
By Patty Wellborn on July 6, 2016
The BC Food Systems Network (BCFSN) works to create healthy, just and sustainable food systems in British Columbia by strengthening connections, nurturing capacity, and supporting food policy at all levels.