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Finch family donates $600,000 to UBC Okanagan for student awards

November 18, 2014 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: , ,

Jean and Ken Finch present Christopher Collier with the first-ever Finch Family Graduate Award at UBC.

Newly-established graduate and undergraduate awards to benefit students.

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UBC and Tilray partner for Canada’s first PTSD cannabis study

November 13, 2014 | Filed under: Media Advisory | Tags: , ,

UBC Okanagan and Tilray, a Health Canada Licensed Producer under the Marihuana for Medical Purposes Regulations (MMPR), will conduct the country’s first clinical trial to evaluate the therapeutic benefits of medical cannabis as treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

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UBC scholars awarded $500,000 in SSHRC grants

November 12, 2014 | Filed under: Media Advisory | Tags: ,

Ten UBC Okanagan students are sharing $500,000 in scholarship grants announced recently by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.

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Public invited to UBC roundtable talk on First World War

November 6, 2014 | Filed under: Media Advisory | Tags: , , , , , , ,

In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the First World War, UBC is organizing a roundtable discussion: Remembering World War 1: 1914-2014.

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Research benefits could aid sub-Saharan forest restoration

November 4, 2014 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: , , ,

Tolulope Daramola

UBC student’s award-winning thesis presented at global congress

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UBC Okanagan receives $810,229 for research infrastructure projects

October 29, 2014 | Filed under: Media Advisory | Tags: , , , , , , , ,

UBC Okanagan has received more $810,000 for nine projects, as part of more than $26.9 million towards 70 UBC research infrastructure initiatives from the BC Knowledge Development Fund in 2014.

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Mini-Med lecture series has focus on technology, health innovation

October 21, 2014 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: , , , ,

Mini-Med 2014

UBC Okanagan offers opportunities to learn about medical discoveries

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Have the Alberta Badlands changed since the day of the dinosaur?

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

UBC Assoc. Prof. Rob Young stands beside the skeleton of a short-faced bear, an extinct carnivore that is known as an ice age super predator. Young is giving a public lecture about post-dinosaur landscape erosion in the Alberta Badlands on October 15.

UBC professor demonstrates why the landscape is a forever-changing fabric.

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UBC Biology’s Birds calendar takes off again

October 7, 2014 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: , , ,

A male and female western bluebird pair check out a likely prospect in the ponderosa pine forest at UBC's Okanagan campus, as seen in the Birds of the UBC Okanagan Campus 2015. Photo credit: Ian Walker

Fundraising photo project covers campus, now on sale.

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Swimming against the tide

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

Peter Millard

Why society needs government-funded research institutes.

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