By Patty Wellborn on June 18, 2020
Many Canadians have been working from home in an effort to help flatten the curve and limit the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Some people have been thriving in their new remote work environment, but there are those who have been experiencing challenges.
By Patty Wellborn on June 16, 2020
Although he climbed numerous mountains to conduct high-altitude research, UBC Okanagan’s Mike Tymko admits the peak of his academic career might have arrived in his inbox a few weeks ago.
By Patty Wellborn on June 12, 2020
A new study from UBC’s Okanagan campus is shedding light into how human creativity works and how novel ideas are formed—something the study’s researchers say is becoming increasingly important.
By Nathan Skolski on June 8, 2020
As Canada seeks responses to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission calls to action, university researchers and local partners have come together to seek respectful ways for educators to align their teaching practices toward reconciliation.
By Patty Wellborn on June 4, 2020
Even though much of Canada is loosening stay-at-home restrictions, people are realizing that social distancing and working from home is the new normal. And might be for some time.
By Patty Wellborn on June 2, 2020
Researchers at UBC Okanagan’s School of Engineering are launching a community-focused research program as they seek to assess the performance of water utilities and municipalities across the Okanagan Valley.
By Patty Wellborn on May 27, 2020
With many eyes on rising lake levels these days, UBC researchers are partnering with the Okanagan Basin Water Board (OBWB) to develop new policy and planning tools to address flooding in the Okanagan Valley.
By Nathan Skolski on May 19, 2020
British Columbians will have the chance to provide feedback to decision makers regarding the next phase of COVID-19 policymaking through an online public deliberation series led by researchers at the University of British Columbia.
By Patty Wellborn on May 15, 2020
A UBC researcher says the COVID-19 outbreak provides a distinct example of how different populations are differentially affected by health issues.
By Patty Wellborn on May 7, 2020
For many people, staying active during COVID-19 isolation can be a struggle. More so for people living with disabilities, says UBC Okanagan’s Kathleen Martin Ginis.