By Patty Wellborn on March 4, 2021
A group of researchers, spanning six universities and three continents, are sounding the alarm on a topic not often discussed in the context of conservation—misinformation.
By Christine Zeindler on March 3, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted all Canadians, but isolated older persons have been especially hard hit over the past year.
By Patty Wellborn on March 1, 2021
New research has determined the prevalence of private security systems may be robbing the general public of the police services they need.
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By Nathan Skolski on February 18, 2021
The BC Ministry of Health is investing in BC Interior research universities to understand the harmful effects of COVID-19 and mitigate its impact on communities across the province.
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By Patty Wellborn on February 9, 2021
For many scientists, seeing their discoveries make the leap from the lab into the hands of the public can be a major challenge.
By Christine Zeindler on February 2, 2021
UBC Okanagan’s Social Work Mental Health Clinic is offering virtual counselling and mental health services to support children and youth during COVID-19.
By Patty Wellborn on January 26, 2021
New research coming out of UBC’s Okanagan campus may take the current ‘gold standard’ for heart valves to a new level of reliability.
By Patty Wellborn on January 21, 2021
New UBC Okanagan research has identified that street homeless people must learn to ‘perform’ in particular ways through their interactions with service providers to receive the help they need.