By Patty Wellborn on December 2, 2019
Planets, poverty, peace and powerful batteries. The science and activism behind all of these are tied together this year by the lasting legacy of Alfred Nobel’s annual recognition for game-changes.
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By Bud Mortenson on July 24, 2019
A group of UBC Okanagan students have won the opportunity to launch a science experiment into the stratosphere with help from the Canadian Space Agency.
By Nathan Skolski on May 15, 2018
Researchers from UBC’s Okanagan campus have discovered a new method of using infrared light to monitor cancer progression during radiation treatment that may lead to better and more personalized therapies.
By Nathan Skolski on March 20, 2018
For anyone who has ever looked into the night sky and wondered how it all came to be, UBC Okanagan is hosting an evening with UBC astrophysicist Mark Halpern.
By Nathan Skolski on June 5, 2017
For many, it’s one of the biggest milestones of their lives—graduating from university. At UBC’s Okanagan campus, nearly 1,650 students will reach that milestone this week as the university gears up for six convocation ceremonies.
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By Patty Wellborn on May 4, 2016
A new program at UBC's Okanagan campus may change the way radiation affects cancer patients and how they feel during treatment.
By Matthew Grant on February 24, 2016
UBC Okanagan Physics instructor Ben Tippett will discuss the finding that details how two black holes smashed together and produced a “sound” that we heard 12 sextillion kilometres away and what the discovery means for our understanding of the nature of the universe.