Posts Tagged ‘Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences’

Is medical cannabis the answer to chronic joint pain?

February 3, 2014 | Filed under: Media Advisory | Tags: , , ,

Zach Walsh

Researchers discuss benefits of medical cannabis for those with arthritis.


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Ian Parker will play the classics and answer your questions

January 24, 2014 | Filed under: Media Advisory | Tags: , , ,

Ian Parker

Vancouver-born pianist provides an interactive Q and A session at Kelowna events.


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UBC expert available to discuss National Municipal Adaptation Survey

January 22, 2014 | Filed under: Media Advisory | Tags: , ,

Kevin Hanna

Since the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change issued its consensus reports on climate change, the global science and policy discussion has come to include a stronger recognition that Canadians must now also plan for the impacts of climate change.


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$4.3M research project to focus on pine beetle epidemic

January 16, 2014 | Filed under: Media Advisory | Tags: , ,

Lael Parrott, director of Okanagan Institute for Biodiversity, Resilience and Ecosystem Services (BRAES)

UBC among university and industry partners sharing federal grant.


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Six UBC Okanagan research projects receive grants

January 9, 2014 | Filed under: Media Advisory | Tags: , , , ,

A total of 18 UBC projects, including six at the Okanagan campus, have received more than $1.8 million in funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation’s John R. Evans Leaders Fund.


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Cardiac physician, UBC educators to discuss heart condition

January 8, 2014 | Filed under: Media Advisory | Tags: , , , ,

Experts share their experiences of studying atrial fibrillation in senior patients.


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Korean War veterans share experiences with UBC students

December 11, 2013 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: , ,

UBC students Lisa Santos and Michael Archambault flank Kelowna Korean War veteran George Barr.

Local Korean War veterans told their stories about “the forgotten war” to UBC students in a community learning project that brought generations together.


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Hugo De Burgos named among Canada’s Most Influential Hispanics

December 9, 2013 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: ,

Hugo De Burgos

UBC assistant professor a role model for visible minorities.



Chemical complexity of plants sprouts to life in UBC science lab

December 3, 2013 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: , , ,

Christina Turi

Christina Turi works like a detective – the clues she follows uncover mysteries of the plant world.


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Social news site explodes with praise for first-year UBC student

November 27, 2013 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: ,

Eric Huang

Eric Huang woke up one morning and was amazed to find more than 100 messages on his cell phone. The 18-year-old UBC Okanagan campus student turned into an overnight sensation on the social news site Reddit.


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